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Laser hair removal in Fitzpatrick type IV to VI patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16049893     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Laser hair removal is one of the most popular laser procedures performed. Dark-skinned patients are the most challenging hair-removal patients because of the melanin found in both the hair and the skin. This article discusses options for hair removal that are safe and effective in dark-skinned patients.
Authors:
Suzanne Yee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Facial plastic surgery : FPS     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0736-6825     ISO Abbreviation:  Facial Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2005 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-28     Completed Date:  2005-09-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405303     Medline TA:  Facial Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-44     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Hair Color
Hair Follicle / pathology
Hair Removal / methods*
Humans
Laser Coagulation / methods*
Melanins
Skin Pigmentation
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Melanins

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