Beauty tech is a multimillion-dollar industry. And when it comes to body hair, figuring out how to get rid of unwanted hair can be an obsession — waxing, tweezing, threading.
But laser hair removal is one of the most popular noninvasive cosmetic procedures in the country. Last year it was performed over 1 million times.
It turns out the person who invented laser hair removal — Dr. Rox Anderson — is based here in Boston, at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Richard Rox Anderson, professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School, director of the MGH Laser Center and co-founder and scientific advisor of Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc.
This segment aired on November 21, 2017.