Where can I find info on Laser hair removal treatment options for African American skin?

I am African American with dark skin looking to have laser hair removal. I keep hearing how bad it is for dark pigmented skin to get it. Where can I find info on treatment options for facial hair? Are there and Dallas area doctors who can provide this?

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Laser Hair Removal

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Thank you for your question.

There are laser hair removal machines out there that are safe for all skin types. I would suggest finding an office that uses a Yag 1064 laser, this type of laser works to treat all skin types. To be sure what will work best for you, see two or more board-certified providers in your area for a complete evaluation to make sure you are a good candidate and that it is safe for you to have treatment.

I hope this helps.

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