Laser Hair Removal
‘LASER’ stands for Light Amplification of Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Laser is used for eliminating unwanted hair over face, arm, under arm, chest, back, legs and other areas. If you are not happy with repeated shaving /twitching /waxing to remove unwanted hair, Laser Hair Removal is best option for you. Laser Hair Removal is the technique which is approved by the FDA and has become widely popular over the years.
How It Works?
Laser for hair reduction work on the principle of selective photothermolysis. When certain wavelengths of light are passed through the skin they get selectively absorbed by the hair follicles. This heats up the follicle and eliminate them. However, depending upon the area and the person, laser hair removal may take multiple sessions to get complete results.
Preparation for this treatment: If you are thinking of undergoing Laser Hair Removal, you have to avoid waxing, threading and epilator for at least 4 weeks before treatment. Shaving is okay, however since it does not disturb the hair follicle.
Before the procedure, you will need to shave the area to be treated. And then cooling gel is applied and laser probe is moved on the skin. This procedure is painless and does not require admission. Depending upon your hair growth and density, multiple sessions are required.
Precision: Laser works with selecting the dark and coarse hair growth and leaves the surrounding skin undamaged.
Speed: Each pulse of the laser requires a fraction of a second and treats much hair at a time. Small areas such as the upper lip area can be covered in less than a minute and comparatively large areas like the back or hands may take up to an hour.
Ultimate Results: Most patients have permanent results of unwanted hair removal after an average of three to seven sessions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take?
This depends on the area being treated. Smaller spaces like the chin or underarms may only take about 20 minutes; a leg or full back can take as long as an hour-and-a-half.
What is laser hair removal?
Laser hair removal is a method of removing unwanted hair over face, arm, under arm .chest back legs and other areas. and utilizing laser energy targeted to the hair follicle to cause thermal damage and prevent further hairs from growing.
How many treatments will I require?
The number of treatments you will require depends on area to be treated. Legs, bikini, under-arms could take 6 treatments. Other more hormonal areas could require 8 treatments. They are usually spaced 4-6 weeks apart to effectively reduce hair growth.
What areas can be treated with laser hair removal?
Any area of the body can be treated. The most popular areas that clients seek treatment for are the legs, bikini, under-arms, backs and face.
How should I prepare for laser hair removal?
Before the procedure you will need to shave the area to be treated. And then cooling gel is applied and laser probe is moved on the skin. This procedure is painless.