About the Authors

Christopher B. Zachary

czachary@uci.edu

Affiliation Department of Dermatology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Morgan Gustavsson

Affiliation Rockport Consulting Services, Inc., Newport Beach, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

Dr. Gustavsson owns Rockport Consulting Services, Inc. and holds the following patents: Patent number: USPAT #US7,955,367 - Issue date 06/07/2011. Method and device exercised in the technology described in the article. Patent number: USPAT # US8,105,369 -Issue date 01/31/2012, continuation of US 795367. This is for the use of the above patent for hair removal, hair growth, and skin rejuvenation. There are no further products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MG. Performed the experiments: MG. Analyzed the data: CZ MG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MG. Wrote the paper: CZ MG.