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I was at a salon for hair removal and they were using an ipl…

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Hello, I was at a...
Hello, I was at a salon for hair removal and they were using an ipl machine. I was wearing the provided googles and sitting up. The person administering the treatment accidentally discharged the machine. I wasn’t looking directly at the unit at the time and the unit delivering the light was about an arms length from me. I am curious if there is any risk of eye damage at all.
Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Eye
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
The machine was an ipl beauty equipment epl500.
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Pravin, Physician replied 9 months ago
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Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Medicine specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Thank you for your query .

The Intense Pulse light is not a laser spectrum and hence does not cause any blindness or retinal direct damage.

It will not cause any risk or damage to eye .

If you were not directly looking then there is nothing to worry

Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Hello thank you for your response.
Out of interest, if for example I was looking directly at it, would that be an issue.
Thanking you
Eye Doctor: Dr. Pravin, Physician replied 9 months ago

Not an issue.

Do not worry

I am 100 % sure

Please do let me know if you have any further queries.

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Eye Doctor: Dr. Pravin, Physician replied 8 months ago

I have released the rating service application on your page .

Please do leave me a feedback for my opinion provided.

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