About Laser Hair Removal

FAQs about Laser Hair Removal

1. How does Laser Hair Removal work?

Laser Hair Removal involves using specific wavelengths of light to destroy melanin in the hair follicles, without damaging the surrounding skin. The light is absorbed solely by the hair follicle, effectively destroying it.

2. On which parts of the body can Laser Hair Removal be conducted?

The most popular areas for Laser Hair Removal are the arms and legs, female facial hair, bikini line, and back areas for men. However, the treatment can be conducted on any part of the body, except around the eyes.

3. Am I a candidate for Laser Hair Removal?

Anyone above the age of 13 years can opt for Laser Hair Removal to get rid of the excessive growth of hair. Additionally, the treatment works best for people with coarse hair that is pigmented enough, allowing for the hair shaft to easily absorb the laser.

4. Is Laser Hair Removal Painful?

The pain of Laser Hair Removal is the same as getting the area waxed. However, the feeling is different, almost like a rubber band snapping against the skin. However, the pain is only brief, not even lasting for a second. People will low pain tolerance can opt for an anesthetic cream before the procedure, though it is not required in most cases.

5. How many sessions will I need?

Though the exact number of sessions required varies on the hair growth and location of the treatment. Typically, people require 5-10 sessions that are spaced 8-10 weeks apart.

6. How long does each session take?

Each pulse of light emitted by the laser takes a fraction of a second and covers a wide area. Small areas such as the upper lip can take less than two minutes, and larger areas such as the back can take half an hour to 45 minutes.

7. What happens after Laser Hair Removal?

You may feel some soreness that resembles sunburn, for the first two days following the session. You can apply some recommended topical locations and cold compresses to help manage the discomfort. Over the following month, your hair will begin to fall out, implying that the treatment is taking effect.

8. Is Laser Hair Removal safe?

Advanced lasers are equipped with technology that targets only the hair follicle, without affecting the surrounding skin. However, we do a patch test on each client before the treatment begins, to ensure that their skin does not adversely react to the laser.

9. What is the cost of Laser Hair Removal?

The cost of Laser Hair Removal depends on the location of the treatment and the number of sessions you require. Get in touch with our specialists for an estimated treatment plan and cost.

10. Are there any side-effects of Laser Hair Removal?

You may experience certain side effects such as itching, redness, swelling, etc. which subside in a few days following each session. However, when conducted by an expert, complications are kept to a minimum.

In case you have any further questions about Laser Hair Removal, email us on drmanisha2910@gmail.com or call 8605912013 to get your queries resolved.

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