If you don't like shaving or waxing laser hair removal is something worth considering. This type of hair removal is one of the most frequently done cosmetic services performed in the U.S. It beams extremely concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigments in the follicles pick up the light and destroy the hair. Where this procedure is not that painful topical numbing can be applied before to help with discomfort.
Laser hair removal can be anywhere on the body. Face, arms, legs, back, chin, upper lip, armpits, bikini area and brazilian. Patients love laser hair removal because of the precision. Our laser targets hair and leaves the surrounding skin untouched and undamaged. Another reason to love laser hair removal is because of the speed. Each laser pulse treats many hair follicles at one time. Small areas such as the upper lip, chin, and armpits can take just five minutes. When larger sections are done you can expect more around 15-30 minutes depending on numbing time. The patient's hair color and coarseness will determine how many sessions a patient will have to do.
Usually patients start seeing results after just three treatments and are satisfied with their results after six to eight treatments. The interval between treatments will vary depending on the location. In areas where hair grows quickly, such as the upper lip, the treatment might be repeated in four to eight weeks. On areas of slow hair growth, such as the back, the treatment might be every 12 to 16 weeks. During your free consultation our providers will go over how many sessions they will expect and pricing.
The gap between treatments will depend on the location you are getting laser hair removal on. If it is an area where hair growth is more rapid such as the upper lip, your sessions would be 4 to 8 weeks. On areas where the hair grows much slower , such as the back the sessions would be every 12 to 16 weeks. During your free consultation our providers will go over how many sessions they will expect and pricing.