Laser Hair Removal
WHAT IS LASER HAIR REMOVAL?
Laser hair removal is a permanent hair removal procedure that kills the hair and the follicle. hair removal works best for diminishing unwanted hair on the face and body from head to toe.
The treatment, which requires several sessions to eradicate the hairs, uses heat to remove the hair within the follicle. The more heat the hair is exposed to during its growth cycle, the less hair grows from the follicle.
Although its name bears the word removal, laser hair removal is more of a reduction treatment than a removal one. The laser shortens the lifespan of the hair to destroy it selectively, but not every hair is permanently removed. However, laser hair removal reduces the thickness of the hair and the amount of hair that grows.
Today's lasers work faster and better and are less painful and safer.
Skin tone is essential for laser hair removal because very dark and very light skin tones can experience subpar results, burns, and pigmentation. In addition, if there isn’t a significant difference between the color of the hair and the skin color, the laser can’t distinguish between the two, and there is an increased risk of burns. But thanks to recent advances in science and technology, most laser hair removal devices work on almost all skin colors and types.
The procedure can be used on multiple parts of the body and face–pretty much anywhere where unwanted hair is a contender for the treatment.
THE TREATMENT AREAS
IS IT PERMANENT?
Most patients see an initial decrease in hair growth after the first treatment.
However, after a complete series of six to eight treatments, most patients see about 90% or more permanent hair loss and return for yearly touch-ups.