If your new year’s resolutions include finding a more convenient, effective, and long-lasting approach to unwanted hair, then it may be time for you to consider laser hair removal.
Laser hair removal is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures and provides an excellent alternative to shaving, waxing, plucking, and epilating.
But before deciding to undergo treatment, you likely have a number of questions, including: How does laser hair removal work? Is laser hair removal worth it? How many sessions will I need?
Continue reading for everything you need to know about laser hair removal.
How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?
Laser hair removal in a noninvasive treatment that uses light-based energy to permanently reduce unwanted hair on the face and body.
During treatment, a handheld device delivers pulses of concentrated light-beams to skin. This energy is absorbed by pigment in hair follicles, coverts to heat, and ultimately destroys the hair.
Most patients find the LHR process quick and comfortable and say that the laser feels similar to a rubber band lightly snapping against the skin.
Is Laser Hair Removal Worth It?
Prior to undergoing treatment, many women and men want to know: Is laser hair removal worth it?
The good news is that laser hair removal has an extremely high rate of success and patient satisfaction. In fact, after a series of sessions, patients can achieve up to a 60-90% reduction in hair.
What’s more, laser hair removal not only limits regrowth, it also eliminates razor burn, ingrown hairs, and irritation to reveal silky smooth skin.
When Can You See LHR Results?
In addition to wondering – Is laser hair removal worth it? – patients often ask when they can expect to see results.
Within seven-to-21 days of your first session, you will be pleased to note that hair regrowth is finer, sparser, and slower. LHR effects are cumulative and continue to improve with each session.
Get Started with Laser Hair Removal
If you are considering laser hair removal, please call our office today to schedule a comprehensive consultation with one of our highly skilled and talented providers.