Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal is a non-invasive method to permanently eliminate unwanted hair from all parts of the body.
It removes hair follicles when they are in the growth phase, which means that it will require more than one Laser Hair Removal treatment to disable hair follicles that subsequently enter the growth phase. During the consultation, patients will be advised as to the appropriate number of treatments for the best results.
Some of the benefits of Laser Hair Removal
- FDA approved for permanent hair reduction.
- You experience no downtime.
- Less pain and discomfort compared to other hair removal treatment methods.
- Large areas can be treated quickly and effectively.
- Safely treats all skin types.
Both men and women are removing unwanted facial and body hair. Laser Hair Removal means no more painful waxing, electrolysis, or razors! Laser Hair Removal delivers 21st century technology for treatment of this distressing problem.
Q: How does Laser Hair Removal work?
The Laser Hair Removal system emits near-infrared laser light that is absorbed by the pigment located in the hair follicle. The hair removal laser is pulsed, for only a fraction of a second. The duration of each pulse is just long enough to damage the follicle, leading to permanent hair removal.
Q: What do Laser Hair Removal treatments feel like?
Some patients experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. Typically no local anesthesia or pain medicine is required although some patients may prefer to use a topical anesthetic when sensitive areas are treated.
Q: What happens after Laser Hair Removal treatment?
After the Laser Hair Removal treatment, patients can return to their normal activities immediately. However, the treated areas may be red or swollen. Sunscreen is strongly recommended on any treated areas that may be exposed to the sun. A formulated skin care product line may be prescribed. After three to seven days, it may appear that hair is re-growing, when typically most of the hair is being shed as a result of the treatment. Between treatments you should not wax or pluck your hair, but it is ok to shave.
Q: What are the possible side effects of Laser Hair Removal?
While there aren’t many side effects of Laser Hair Removal, it is common to experience reddening and swelling of the skin, much like a sunburn. These typically last for a few hours after the treatment. In rare cases, blistering may occur.
Q: What areas can be treated with Laser Hair Removal?
Laser Hair Removal can remove hair from all parts of the body including the face, legs, arms, underarms, and back. Laser hair remover treatment can also effectively treat sensitive areas like the chest, nipples, and bikini line.
Q: How many Laser Hair Removal treatments will I need?
The number of treatments depends on multiple factors hair thickness, the area treated and your hair’s growth cycle. Not all hair is in the same growth stage, they actually go through three phases: growth, regression, and resting. Laser Hair Removal works by disabling hair in the growth phase. Because they go through these phases at different times, additional treatments will be necessary.
Most areas require 3-6 treatments.