Question re Laser hair removal: Having IPL treatment for my entire arms

Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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I have been having IPL treatment for my entire arms. I have been finding this treatment ineffective.
I am hoping to try Laser instead of the IPL. Is there any problems with switching from IPL to Laser immidiately?
Many thanks.


Laser may be more specific in the treatment of hair than IPL. Furthermore, it is possible to choose a laser e.g Alexandrite laser, or Nd:YAG laser depending on your skin colour.

You can switch to laser immediately from IPL.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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