Can Nd Yag Laser Hair Removal Damage the Eye or Brain when Used on the Temple, I Have a Headache After Hair Removal Today?

Doctor Answers (1)

Headache after laser hair removal

+1

Some people do get headaches from the flashes of light or it can even trigger migraines for some people. It's not necessarily "damage" that does this but it's the repeated pulse of the laser that it triggers headaches.

Separately, unless the yag was directly shot into the eye, it doesn't affect the eye. (Assuming of course you were wearing proper eye wear?) And no matter what, yag lasers only penetrate into upper skin layers so under no circumstances was your brain affected in any way.


Las Vegas Dermatologist
4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.