Laser hair removal

Dermatol Clin. 2002 Jul;20(3):561-7. doi: 10.1016/s0733-8635(02)00019-0.


Laser hair removal created controversy when it was first described over 5 years ago. It has now become an accepted modality for long-term hair reduction. It rivals electrolysis in the successful treatment of small hair-bearing areas. It surpasses any modality in the treatment of larger hair-bearing anatomic areas.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Hair / radiation effects
  • Hair Removal* / methods
  • Humans
  • Laser Therapy*