01-24-2008, 01:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Blue
Intersting and I'm curious. BUT I am guessing that either it doesn't work very well or it's going to be a bit dangerous. (and because of potential lawsuits, I am going to guess that it doesn't work too well, to protect the fragile and the stupid) Not to mention that proper lasers will destroy your eyes without goggles, just imagine that thing if a kid gets a hold of it. edit: the video says it has 3 prongs which need skin contact to function, that's good. ...the bit where the laser is emitted is tiny too, that would take a long time to do places like legs.
Lasers they use in licensed facilities are strong and need careful adjustment so as not to burn you or be too weak. I have a hard time believing they can make something that is just right for everyone and have it still work. I'm a pessimist like that.
It's cool and a good idea though.
Here's a link
I did a bit more research. It does work and has been in use in Japan and the UK for a bit. But the problem I read of in one review is that it does sting a bit and when the sting hits it is second nature to move the laser head away and of course if you do that it doesn't work. I think I am going to look into the professional a bit more. I'm thinking if I get it done, I will no how badly it stings and if I think I want to get a Tria for follow-up treatments I may do that.