Effective, Permanent Hair Reduction Using a Pulsed, High-Power Diode Laser
Christine C. Dierickx, MD*; R. Rox Anderson, MD*; Valeria B. Campos, MD*;
Melanie C. Grossman, MD‡
*Wellman Labs of Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School
‡Laser and Skin Surgery Center of New York
Summary provided by Lumenis Inc.
The study summarized below was presented in progress to FDA, which cleared the LightSheerTM Diode
Laser System for hair removal in December 1997. This summary is intended to allow users of this system
to better inform their patients. This is not a peer-reviewed medical publication, and is provided by Lumenis
Inc. solely for informational purposes regarding its products. It is not a substitute for clinical observation of
laser-tissue interaction and clinical experience. Training is recommended prior to using the LightSheer
Diode Laser System.