Question about Apogee-elite: what is the best laser for hair removal on dark skin types

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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Question:

What is the best laser for hair removal on dark skin types?

Answer:

The best laser for dark skin types is the Nd:YAG (long pulse) laser. We have a few of these lasers in our clinic, which are effective for long term hair reduction on darker skin types, as they have a lesser attraction to melanin (skin pigment) than other hair removal lasers.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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