“Does size matter?” Depending on the scenario, there are many answers to this age-old question. However, in the laser hair removal world, the answer is definitely yes. Various lasers and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) technologies used to permanently reduce hair growth use various factors including wavelengths, fluence, and spot sizes to perform treatment.
While it’s obvious that fluence, wavelengths, and general protocols used during a treatment will greatly affect a patient’s results, there is some speculation whether or not the spot size used will make any difference.
In this article, we explain why spot size matters for permanent hair reduction procedures.