Laser Hair Removal

Hair removal made easier

Shaving, plucking, tweezing, waxing - all are temporary fixes for unwanted hair. With our laser hair removal treatments, you can quickly and easily reduce unwanted hair on your body or face with longer lasting results.

  • Treatment areas include face, underarms, legs, back, bikini, chest, and more!
  • Treatments are virtually painless and will vary patient to patient. Patients describe a range of sensations during treatment from tingling to the snapping of a rubber band.
  • Treatments can take from 5 - 60 minutes depending on the size of the area being treated.
  • A series of 3 - 6 treatments is recommended for optimal results but every patient is different.
  • Our hair naturally grows in 3 different stages. All our hair is not in the same stage at the same time, so when an area is treated only a percentage of hair follicles will be affected. Therefore, to effectively reduce your unwanted hair, multiple treatments are necessary.
  • This treatment is safe for all skin types, including light and dark skin and most hair colors.

You can expect to see a gradual decrease in the area's hair thickness and in the amount of hair present. In addition, you may also see a decrease in stubble, rashes, and ingrown hairs.

How does laser hair removal work?

Laser hair removal is a popular cosmetic procedure that uses concentrated beams of light, specifically laser energy, to target and destroy hair follicles, ultimately reducing or preventing hair growth in the treated area. The process involves several key steps:

1. Melanin Absorption: The primary target of laser hair removal is melanin, the pigment responsible for giving color to both hair and skin. The laser emits a concentrated beam of light that is absorbed by the melanin in the hair shaft and follicle.

2. Heat Conversion: As the melanin absorbs the laser energy, it converts the light energy into heat. This heat damages the hair follicle's ability to regrow hair without harming the surrounding skin.

3. Follicle Damage: Heat generated by the absorbed light energy effectively damages the hair follicle. This damage disrupts the follicle's growth cycle, either delaying or preventing future hair growth.

4. Hair Shedding: Over the next couple of weeks after treatment, the damaged hair follicles will gradually shed the existing hairs. It may appear as if the treated area is regrowing hair, but in reality, this is a natural part of the shedding process.

5. Regrowth Inhibition: With successive laser hair removal sessions, the hair follicles' ability to regrow hair is significantly diminished. The treated area will experience reduced hair growth, and the remaining hair will become finer and lighter in color.

6. Multiple Sessions: Hair grows in different phases (anagen, catagen, and telogen), and laser hair removal is most effective during the active growth phase (anagen). Since not all hair is in the same phase at any given time, multiple treatment sessions are necessary to target hair in various growth stages for optimal results.

It's important to note that laser hair removal is not a one-time solution; it requires a series of sessions to achieve long-lasting hair reduction. The exact number of sessions varies depending on factors such as the treatment area, hair color, skin type, and individual response to the treatment.

Laser hair removal is considered a safe and effective method for achieving semi-permanent to permanent hair reduction. However, it's crucial to undergo the procedure under the supervision of a trained and qualified medical professional to ensure proper technique, appropriate settings, and minimal risk of complications.

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