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Efficacy and Safety of a 0.65 Millisecond Pulsed Portable ND:YAG Laser for Hair Removal

Khalil A. Khatri, Robert A. Lee, Lynne J. Goldberg, Beejul Khatri & Veronica Garcia, Dermatology, USA Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, March 2009 Based upon the thermal relaxation time of the hair follicle (10–50 ms), most lasers and light devices use relatively long pulse widths for hair removal. This study was conducted to evaluate […]

Laser Hair Removal Using a 650-Microsecond Pulsed ND:YAG Laser: A Study of 298 Patients

Babar K. Rao, MD, Dermatology, New York, NY Published in Global Dermatology Volume 1(1): 9-12 Unwanted hair causes significant stress in patients resulting in anxiety, depression and overall reduced quality of life [1]. Since their development in the 1960s, laser hair removal systems have continued to grow in popularity, as they are now one of the […]

Long-Term Hair Removal with a Novel 0.65msec Nd:YAG Laser

David J. Friedman, MD, Dermatology, New York, NY & Jerusalem, Israel A study was conducted in 2006/2007 to evaluate a pulsed Nd:YAG 1064nm laser for long-term laser hair removal. Unlike conventional lasers and light-based devices in the field, the laser in this evaluation utilizes a unique 0.65 millisecond pulse duration with no skin cooling, gels […]

Laser Treatment of Pseudofolliculitis Barbae

Dr. Arusha Campbell-Chambers, Dermatology, Jamaica, West Indies American Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, May 2015 Although traditional lasers and light devices use relatively long pulse durations for hair removal, a novel short pulsed 0.65ms portable Nd:YAG laser has been found to be safe and effective for hair removal.38 In addition, it carries the added benefit of […]

Treatment of PFB with a 650-microsecond Pulsed Nd:YAG 1064nm Laser

Arthur J. Sumrall, MD, Dermatology, Indianapolis, IN Published at the 2006 AAD Annual Meeting 16 female patients aged 25-69 and 6 males aged 34-58 were treated on the beard, anterior neck and chin areas. A portable MicroPulse™ 650μs Nd:YAG 1064nm laser was used. During treatment one pass was applied over the affected area. A fluence of […]