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HWMG Laser pack

Laser and intense light systems (ILS) use light of a particular colour (wavelength), which is absorbed by the target area of skin to be treated, whilst leaving the surrounding tissues undamaged. These light-based therapies can both provide very effective treatments for:

  • Hair, specifically the pigment melanin that gives hair its colour
  • Blood (haemoglobin), eg. thread veins
  • Pigmented or brown spots and 'dull' or lax skin, eg. skin rejuvenation
  • Bacteria such as the P.Acnes bacteria that causes inflammatory acne
  • Tattoo inks injected into the skin

 

Assessing the risks for laser/ILS therapies

The key preventative measures and best practice

Laser/ILS guidance

Technical information

Training courses

For further information please contact: healthyworkmatters@hsl.gsi.gov.uk or tel: 01298 218416

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