Laser hair removal: No training required?

Kelsall, Diane
May 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, p743
Academic Journal
The author reflects on laser hair removal operators in Canada who do not require a license. He comments that the organization Health Canada gives licence only to the machines required for laser hair removal and does not licence the operators in spite of effects such as scarring and burns. He mentions that it leaves it to the discretion of the clients to judge the operator. He states that Canadians should insist the organization Health Canada set training standards for the operators.


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