Safety tips for intense pulsed light therapy
MedSun: Newsletter #71, April 2012

FDA Medical Device Safety

Although IPL is safe and effective when clinicians follow the manufacturer's instructions for using and properly maintaining the equipment, complications have been reported when these measures weren't taken. One of the main factors contributing to these complications was the failure to adhere to the device’s operation and maintenance instructions.

Additional Information:

FDA Medical Device Safety. Safety Tips for Intense Pulsed Light Therapy. February 2012.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/TipsandArticlesonDeviceSafety/ucm294084.htm


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