Laser hair removal is done to permanently remove unwanted body hair by using the light energy from a laser. The unwanted hair is a common problem both in women and men. Mechanical aides like shaving or waxing and tweezing produce results that are temporary. This cannot be used for larger areas.Laser hair removal treatment can be used to permanently treat and remove small and large areas of unwanted hair from the body. Best results occur in those with light skin and dark hair, and hair removal works better on coarse hair rather than fine hair.
The area is shaved and cleaned, and an anesthetic cream applied. The laser then produces pulsed Laser Hair Removalbeams of highly concentrated light which is absorbed by the pigment located in the hair follicles, damaging the surrounding follicle.
The procedure can be uncomfortable, but it is not usually painful. The length of a laser session may be a few minutes to an hour or more, depending on the size of the area being treated.
Any redness and swelling of the affected areas usually disappears in a short time. And most people return to normal activity right away.
▣ Darkening or lightening of the treated skin
▣ Burning or blistering of the treated skin
▣ Since darker skin is more susceptible to changes in pigment, tanning before laser hair removal should be avoided.
▣ Most treatments require 2-3 sessions for permanent hair removal in any one area