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Yellow Light Gone Wild: A Tale of Permanent Laser Hair Removal With a 595-nm Pulsed-Dye Laser

Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD; H. Ray Jalian, MD; Josh D. Shofner, MD; R. Rox Anderson, MD
JAMA Dermatol. 2013;149(3):376. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.1300.
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Correspondence: Dr Ibrahimi, Connecticut Skin Institute, 999 Summer St, Ste 205, Stamford, CT 06905 (omar.ibrahimi@gmail.com).

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Anderson receives royalties from Massachusetts General Hospital, which holds a variety of patents related to laser technology.

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Figure. Permanent alopecia in the frontotemporal scalp due to repeated pulsed-dye laser treatments.




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