Title: X-ray epilation for the treatment of trichiasis
Authors: Hartzlar J, Neldner KH, Forstot SL
Journal: Arch Derm May 1984, 120:620-624
The authors observe that treating certain eye conditions with x-rays led to permanent loss of eyelash hairs. While acceptable for this specialized eye procedure, x-rays are too dangerous at the exposure levels needed to remove hair from large areas.