The present invention provides method for removal of body hair using electroporation using an apparatus having a pulse generator capable of generating electrical pulses of the desired amplitude and duration to kill hair follicles and an applicator having a first electrode placed in contact with a hair follicle and a second electrode interacting with the first electrode to provide an electroporating field in the tissue volume surrounding a hair to be removed. The method utilize a TENS system to provide patient relief from discomfort experienced by application of the electroporation pulses.

Title
Method for Hair Removal by Electroporation
Application Number
11/690175
Publication Number
20070161982
Application Date
March 23, 2007
Publication Date
July 12, 2007
Inventor
Ali Jaafar
Eden Prairie
MN, US
Victor I Chornenky
Minnetonka
MN, US
Agent
Offices Of Craig Gregersen
MN, US
IPC
A61B 18/18
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