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Can underarm laser hair removal damage eyes?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Eye protection

Eye protection is important during laser hair removal treatments.

In brief: Eye protection

Eye protection is important during laser hair removal treatments.
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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Skilled treatment of body hair with a laser should not result in eye damage. Appropriate eye protection is essential.
Dr. Richard Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: If you look at the

Laser beam. That's why you wear protective suntan goggles or wavelength-specific glasses with side and top shields.
You can't have laser hair removal near the eyes without special stainless eye shields like huge contact lenses. But for the underarm, just wear your goggles and don't look at the beam. If you peeked, there could be potential damage; see ophthalmologist for evaluation.

In brief: If you look at the

Laser beam. That's why you wear protective suntan goggles or wavelength-specific glasses with side and top shields.
You can't have laser hair removal near the eyes without special stainless eye shields like huge contact lenses. But for the underarm, just wear your goggles and don't look at the beam. If you peeked, there could be potential damage; see ophthalmologist for evaluation.
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