Laser Hair Removal-Effectively and Permanently Removes Unwanted Hair
Laser hair removal has become widely practiced in many plastic surgery clinics and has become popular due to its safety, effectiveness, and speed. However, the effectiveness of this type of treatment to remove unwanted hair all boils down to the experience and skill of the laser operator and the type of laser technology used during the procedure. This type of procedure usually calls for an initial 3 to 8 set of treatments, however, some individual may require touch-up treatments.
Laser hair removal is an excellent option for hair removal and helps a person avoid burns, nicks, and bumps associated with regular waxing, tweezing, or shaving. This option is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the United States and uses a technique of highly concentrated light beams in order to penetrate hair follicles. During this procedure, the pigment in the hair follicles absorbs the light and destroys the hair that is contained in the follicle. This type of hair removal is effective for permanently removing hair from areas of the body to include the bikini line, underarm, arm leg, back and face. Hair can also be removed from a number of sensitive areas of the body. Some benefits of this type of removal service include:
Speed – Many hairs can be treated at the same time during this procedure, which only takes about a fraction of a second.
Accuracy – The lasers in this procedure selectively target coarse, dark hairs and leave your surrounding skin undamaged.
Predictable – There are reports that around 95% of patients that receive this type of professional service receive permanent hair loss following an average of 3-5 sessions.
During your consultation for you laser hair removal procedure, your doctor will discuss issues with you that may include how to prepare for the procedure, which may include limiting waxing, plucking and electrolysis 6 weeks prior to treatment. You may also be asked to avoid certain amounts of sun exposure for 6 weeks prior to and following your procedure because it may reduce the effectiveness of your hair removal service and increase you risk of complications. You will also be given information on after care procedures following your treatment, which may include you receiving lotions, or anti-inflammatory creams, ice packs, or water to lessen your discomfort.
If you have found a plastic surgery clinic you are comfortable with in order to receive laser hair removal services, call and set up an initial consultation to discuss the procedure. A staff member can schedule a day and time of your procedure that is convenient for you and you can begin the process of permanently removing your unwanted hair for good.