Laser Hair Removal – Frequently Asked Questions

Laser hair removal is a simple and effective way to remove or reduce unwanted hair. Not only does this hair removal therapy work on areas with the thickest hair like legs and underarms, but it also works on sensitive spots like the face and bikini area. Today, you’ll find that it is the treatment of choice in many skin rejuvenation clinics that offer treatments to both men and women. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about this popular treatment:

How does it work?

Using a gentle laser set at a specific wavelength, laser hair removal works through the skin at the hair follicle. There, without damaging sensitive skin, the laser energy is absorbed by pigmentation in the skin. The light is then converted into heat energy, crippling the hair follicle and halting hair growth.

Laser hair removal is effective due to the unique type of laser used during the sessions. The laser energy is carefully controlled in order to ensure precision and patient comfort. Some people report that laser hair removal is more comfortable than tweezing and waxing.

How many sessions do I need?

You will notice that the process of laser hair removal lasts much longer than shaving. Usually, a series of treatment sessions is required for optimal results. However, the treatments are simple and convenient and involve little to no hassle on the part of the patient.

 How long does a session take?

You could complete an entire session in just minutes. However, it varies according to the area of your body that requires treatments and many other factors.

Is it safe?

The use of our laser system for laser hair removal is entirely safe. Many people who have used this as a permanent way to eliminate unwanted hair have also reported that the process is well-tolerated all over the body.

Talk to Our Expert About Laser Hair Removal

If you are suffering from unwanted facial or body hair, make an appointment at Rao Dermatology. Contact us today to book your consultation at one of our offices in Manhattan, Woodbridge, Atlantic Highlands, Fresno, or Hanford.

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