Eye Injury From Laser Eyebrow Removal

October 30, 2012

Archives: Researchers report five case reports of inadvertent injury to the eye from laser eyebrow removal. The cases included iritis, glaucoma (mostly pigment-related), pupil distortion and cataract, ultimately requiring surgery. This occurred despite wearing goggles- it seems if the fit is not perfect, the laser energy can seep through and attack the pigmented structures of the eyes.  Caution is therefore advised.




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