Palomar StarLux 500
The Palomar StarLux® 500 Laser and Pulsed Light System, including attachable treatment
handpieces, is designed to deliver pulses of broadband incoherent or laser light to a predetermined
target site. The Palomar StarLux® 500 System is specially developed for permanent hair reduction,
pigmented and vascular lesion treatment, leg vein treatment, acne, fractional ablative and nonablative
skin resurfacing, fractional skin tightening through soft tissue coagulation, and other
The Palomar StarLux® 500 System is user-friendly, allowing the operator to select output and
pulsewidth (ms). This enables the operator to safely perform treatments on skin types I–VI as
The system is housed in a protective base unit. Delivery of the energy to the treatment site is
through a handpiece that contains a cooled sapphire window.
Light is directly administered to the treatment area by placing the handpiece window in contact
with the skin and pressing an attached footswitch simultaneously with the handpiece trigger
button. There is also an option to deliver light pulses by pressing the footswitch only.