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Laser hair removal

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal (LHR) is an advanced aesthetic procedure that methodically destroys stem cells located in hair follicles by focusing a high-energy beam of light. This eliminates the chance of fresh hair growth and provides long-term effects. Hair removal with laser technology is more precise than ever before, with no damage to the surrounding skin.

Is laser hair removal treatment expensive?

Laser hair removal is now more inexpensive than ever thanks to technical advancements, allowing for faster treatment of greater regions with less discomfort and no downtime. When compared to the expenses of other hair removal methods laser hair removal is way more affordable.

Advantages of Laser Hair Removal

When compared to traditional hair removal treatments such as waxing, threading, depilatory lotions, and electrolysis, laser hair reduction has numerous advantages. Most importantly, it aids in the irreversible destruction of hair follicles, effectively eliminating the possibility of hair regrowth. It's a long-term, painless, and cost-effective way to get rid of unwanted hair. Because they only provide transitory results, the other techniques are time-consuming, uncomfortable, inconvenient, and costly. The majority of them, above all, pose a risk of infection, burns, wounds, and ingrown hair.

After laser hair removal - guidelines

All patients must shield their skin from the sun to avoid possible negative effects. After laser hair removal, you should avoid exposing your treated skin to direct sunlight.

Use no tanning beds, sunlamps, or other indoor tanning devices.

Follow the after-care instructions provided by your dermatologist.

Following treatment, you may have some redness and swelling. This appears to be a minor sunburn. Applying a chilly compress can help you feel better.

How does laser hair removal procedure work?

A laser emits light that is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair during laser hair removal. The light energy is converted to heat, which damages the hair-producing tube-shaped sacs (hair follicles) within the skin. Future hair development is inhibited or delayed as a result of this injury.

Laser Hair Removal - FAQ

1) How many sessions are required?

Generally people will require four to six laser therapy sessions. In each session you will see the change.

2) What should I avoid before getting laser treatment?

For two weeks before and after your laser treatment, avoid chemical peels and other laser procedures in the area to be treated. For 7 days prior to treatment, avoid all alpha hydroxy and beta hydroxy products (AHA/BHA), hydroquinone, retinoids/retinol.

3) Is it possible that laser therapy will cause harm?

Laser hair removal machines emit a little quantity of radiation. This radiation, however, is not regarded to be dangerous, and there is no evidence that laser hair removal causes skin cancer.

4) When can you shave after a laser treatment?

If you shave too soon after your treatment, you risk irritating your skin even more, so wait at least three or four days. You may see hair loss a few days after your laser hair removal treatment.

5) Is laser hair removal permanent?

It is a long term solution for hair growth. However, if the follicle is damaged but not destroyed during the laser hair removal operation, the hair may return.

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