I already had 2 treatments of laser tatto eyebrow removed but i am really afraid if laser could affect my eyes even if they protect them?
Could Eyebrow Laser Tattoo Removal Have a Risk on the Eyes Even if They Protect Them?
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Eyebrow Tattoo Removal
Jacque P. LeBeau, MD
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Laser Tattoo Removal and Eye Protection
Your eyes are very safe as long as your eyes are closed and shields are properly used. Did you know that the doctor who is treating you has his/her eyes open? You would hope so! But no harm to the doctor's eyes because the doctor wears special glasses that allow him/her to look at the laser beam as it works ; the eye wear prevents the wavelength of the laser from penetrating into the doc's eyes. So if the doctor's vision is safe with his eyes open even with special glasses, you are really safe if your eyes are closed and laser shields are in place correctly.
Steel eye shields protect the eyes 100% from the laser.
Steel eye shields protect the eyes 100% from the laser. I have used this type of eye shield for over 20 years because it is 100% protective of all laser light. With this type of protection, you can have your eyebrow tattoos removed safely.
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