Axillary hair removal with 1064-nm Nd:YAG laser increases sweat production

Aydin F., Pancar G. S., Senturk N., Bek Y., Yuksel E. P., Canturk T., ...More

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL DERMATOLOGY, vol.35, no.6, pp.588-592, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Background. Laser-assisted hair removal has become a popular treatment for eradication of body hair. Many studies have been published concerning the safety and efficacy of several laser systems. Adverse events are hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, erythema, oedema, scarring, pain and blistering. Changes in sweating have not previously been reported.