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What is better in terms of results and safety - laser hair removal or ipl?

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Dr. Daniel Careaga
Plastic Surgery 18 years experience
Depends: Depends on your hair type. Ipl can cause skin whitening in darker skin patients. They may be better suited with an nd:yag laser.
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
Facial Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Laser vs IPL: Generally speaking lasers work better for most hair types. However, different doctors might have different experiences. You should ask your doctor as to which one would she/he prefer in your case.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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