laser hair reduction
laser hair reduction is a cosmetic procedure that uses lasers to remove unwanted hair from the body. it is typically performed on areas such as the face, legs, underarms, and bikini line.
people who have unwanted hair on their body
people who want a long-term solution to hair removal
people who are tired of waxing or shaving
people who have sensitive skin and cannot tolerate waxing or shaving
people with very dark skin
people with certain medical conditions, such as diabetes or lupus
people who are taking certain medications, such as accutane or photosensitizing medications
Description of Procedure
before the procedure, the area to be treated will be shaved and cleaned.
the laser device will be adjusted to the appropriate settings for the patient's skin and hair type.
the laser will be passed over the skin, targeting the hair follicles and destroying them.
multiple treatments may be needed for optimal results.
Course of Recovery
there may be some redness and swelling after the procedure, which should resolve within a few days.
it is important to avoid sun exposure and use sunscreen on the treated area for a few weeks after the procedure.
the treated hair will typically fall out within a week or two.
there is a risk of burns or scarring with laser hair reduction.
pigment changes in the skin may occur, although this is rare.
it is important to follow post-procedure instructions and avoid any activities that may irritate the treated area.