Permanent Hair Removal
Excessive hair growth and hair at unwanted places has always been an issue for both men and women. We spend a considerable amount of money and devote a considerable amount of time to remove hair from our arms and legs and different body parts. The traditional methods of hair removal like shaving and waxing are time-consuming, painful, and expensive.
Laser hair removal has been used as a cosmetic treatment since the past decade with increasing popularity. It is the process of hair removal by means of exposure to pulses of laser light that destroy the hair follicle.
Laser hair removal will emit heat energy, absorbs the light penetrates deep down the root of each hair strand and damages the follicle. Effective for most skin tones and hair types, this damaged follicle will not be able to produce any further hair for a long time, sometimes never.
Laser hair removal is a three step procedure which involves cleaning, shaving, and lasering the area that is to be treated. During laser, the energy is passed through the skin and is absorbed by the pigment in the hair follicle.
Patients can immediately resume their regular daily activities. There are possibilities of mild redness on the treated area which will not last longer than two hours.
After the hair removal session, it usually takes two to three weeks for the hair follicles to shed off. The treatment and the sessions involved depends on the area, hair density, and the hair growth cycle that needs to be treated. Generally, a person requires six to eight sessions, and in every session 20% of the hair follicle gets permanently disabled.