Has Anyone Heard of Lyra Laser for Hair Removal? Is It Safe? Does It Work?

Has Anyone Heard of Lyra Laser for Hair Removal?  Is It Safe? Does It Work?

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Lyra laser is effective for hair removal

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The Lyra is a type of laser called a "long-pulsed Nd:YAG." This type of laser is considered safer for those with skin of color. But it can be more painful than other types of lasers. My favorite laser for hair removal is the Lumenis Light Sheer Duet. It is a diode laser which is considered by most to be the gold standard for hair removal. The Light Sheer has a larger treatment area and can do a whole leg or back in just 15 minutes with minimal discomfort and no gel is needed. It also needs fewer treatments than with most other lasers for hair removal.

As with all hair removal treatments, the hair should be shaved prior to the treatment and you should not have a suntan. They work best for those with lighter skin and darker hair, and they do not work on white or blond hair.

New York Dermatologic Surgeon

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