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Can Lasers Cause Cancer

This is a common question we get from new patients, and as mentioned above, you are more likely to have cancer issues from exposure to the sun.

Light is measured in nanometers (like inches measure length), short wavelengths up to 400nm are the DNA changing, cancer causing wavelengths.  This is because shorter wavelengths are able to penetrate the skin superficially and have more energy to strip electrons from atoms in our tissue.

You can rest assured that none of these wavelengths of light are built into our cynosure lasers. Our products deliver wavelengths within the safe spectrum of 700nm or higher, as shown in the image of the infrared spectrum below.  As you go further out, to the right, the wavelengths get farther apart. Longer wavelengths can penetrate deeper and promote fibroblast, collagen & elastin production as well as decrease pigmentation, permanent subcutaneous fat destruction or permanent hair removal, depending on the frequency used.

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