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Syneron Home Use Hair Removal Device Approved

Syneron Medical has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (www.fda.gov) to market its me Home-Use Hair Removal System to consumers. The me hair removal system is the first and only FDA cleared consumer hair removal technology that is approved for all skin tones. It is also the first home-use product featuring Syneron's proprietary elos technology—which combines intense pulse light (IPL) and radiofrequency (RF) energies—to receive FDA clearance.

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New devices are making laser hair removal faster, more efficient and less painful.
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Laser Hair Removal

"Laser hair removal was first reported 15 years ago by scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School,” says Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD, assistant professor of dermatology and director of cutaneous laser and cosmetic surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut, and visiting scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital. “Since then, many advances have been made which make laser hair removal highly effective, long-lasting and safe when performed by a properly trained professional.”

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