Are lasers or other devices safe with a pacemaker?

Can the Cutera laser genesis limelight be used on my face if I have a pacemaker? Thank you for your time.

So lasers (so far at least) are safe with a pacemakers because they are light based devices and don’t interfere with the pacemaker signals or batteries.

All sound wave based devices which includes radiofrequency, ultrasound devices used in dermatology, hyfercators/cautery devices should be evaluated individually because some do and some don’t.   Ask your doctor who is doing the procedure and also go to the manufacturers website and/or contact them directly to make sure.

Hope this helps,  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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