Are African Americans good candidates for intense pulse light therapy?

Intense Pulse Light Therapy . 2 answers . 3 years ago

Are African Americans good candidates for intense pulse light therapy?

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2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

No.

2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

No.


2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

It is an absolute NO. Any laser light beam will be attracted to the melanin in the skin. Therefore in African American, darker skin types or tanned skin it is contraindicated.

Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT

2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

It is an absolute NO. Any laser light beam will be attracted to the melanin in the skin. Therefore in African American, darker skin types or tanned skin it is contraindicated.

Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT

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