What is laser hair removal?
Laser hair removal is a procedure that uses a laser or an intense, pulsating beam of light — to remove unwanted hair. During laser hair removal, a laser beam passes through the skin to hair follicles. The intense heat of the laser damages the hair follicle, which inhibits future hair growth. Unlike waxing, laser hair removal is permanent.
Who is a candidate for laser hair removal?
Our laser systems are designed to be safe and effective for all skin types.
How many laser hair removal treatments will I need and how often?
Generally, most patients will require 6-8 treatments to experience 80% to 90% of permanent hair reduction. Treatments for facial areas are usually scheduled 4 weeks apart, while body areas are scheduled 6 weeks apart.
Is laser hair removal painful?
The light sheer system’s ChillTip helps reduce discomfort while protecting the skin surface. If sensitive areas are to be treated, a topical anesthetic cream may be applied to the site for added comfort. Immediately after laser hair removal treatment, the site will appear slightly red in color, and will feel like a mild sunburn. This reaction subsides within 20 minutes to a few hours depending on the individual.
Is laser hair removal permanent?
The FDA approved laser hair removal for permanent hair reduction.Most patients experience 80% to 90% of permanent hair removal. Due to hormones, touch-up appointments may be necessary after 6 sessions.
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