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Laser Hair Removal

Imagine not having to shave, tweeze, wax or go through electrolysis again! Intense Pulsed Light (IPLTM) technology offers a gentle, non-invasive, permanent solution to unwanted hair on the face, legs, back, bikini line or any other body area.


Unwanted hair is a problem shared by both men and women. Some people experience excess hair from the time they reach puberty; others find it to be a condition that worsens with age, menopause, or pregnancy. Millions of men and women spend thousands of dollars each year attempting to get rid of unwanted hair. Women frequently experience this condition on the face, especially the lip or eyebrow areas, at the bikini line, under their arms, or on their legs.


Men often wish to rid themselves of hair on the back or chest. They too may have unwanted hair between their eyebrows or on other parts of their face.


For both men and women, shaving, waxing, chemical depilatories and other temporary hair removal methods have been known to cause irritations, folliculitis and in some cases, scarring.


Depending on its location on the body and an individual's hair type, hair can grow in thick, bushy patches, or long thin strands. Hair follicles can be found at different depths and densities. Until recently, this great variety in hair types and body locations made permanent hair removal a significant challenge.


While unwanted or excess hair is primarily a cosmetic concern, it can be very distressing to those who suffer its effects. Unwanted hair can be a source of considerable embarrassment, limiting people's activities and lifestyles.

 


Frequently Asked Questions

How does Laser Light remove hair?
Highly controlled flashes of light are absorbed by hair follicles beneath the skin. The absorbed light heats the hair, which damages or destroys the regrowth potential of the follicle.

What happens during a treatment?
It begins by trimming away the hair above the skin. You may be asked to wear dark glasses to protect your eyes from the bright light.

What does the Intense Pulsed Laser Light treatment feel like?
Each pulse of light feels like a mild sting, similar to the snap of a rubber band. No anesthesia is required, although some patients prefer to utilize a topical anesthetic.

Can all hair be treated?
Any hair with at least some pigment in it can be treated.

Is Laser Light safe for all skin types?
Laser procedures effectively treat unwanted hair on all skin types, including dark-skinned individuals such as those of Black, Hispanic, Indian, and Asian descent.

Are there side effects?
Side effects are rare. You may experience some slight reddening or local swelling, but this typically goes away within a few hours. Also, skin can become darker or lighter following treatment, but will generally return to normal in a few weeks. Limiting sun exposure before and after each treatment will minimize side effects.

What kind of results can I expect?
Laser technology has been proven to offer permanent hair reduction. The number of treatments required depends on several factors related to your specific kind of hair and skin. We will design a program to meet your particular needs.


What is the cost?

Consultations are free and are utilized to help you become more familiar with the procedures. Price varies according to the area treated.

 

 

 

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