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#126183 - 04/06/18 05:01 PM Diode vs yag laser for type iv skin
geocarson Offline
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I am skin type iv and got consultations at a few places for underarms. Some use diode (lightsheer and soprano) and others use yag. I googled a bit and got that diode is recommended for type 1-4 and yag is recommended for type 4-6... so i guess both are fine but is one more effective on type iv skin?

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#126274 - 04/17/18 08:08 AM Re: Diode vs yag laser for type iv skin [Re: geocarson]
joben Offline
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Registered: 11/17/14
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In my opinion, both lasers should work IF the technician uses appropriately high settings.

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#127187 - 07/06/18 05:25 PM Re: Diode vs yag laser for type iv skin [Re: geocarson]
Silvana Offline
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Registered: 06/04/18
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I like the Yag, as long as the system delivers consistent, sustained energy during the pulse duration. This way you'll get a better result.
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