Laser Hair Removal Philadelphia
Laser hair removal is a popular treatment among women and men who would like to reduce and remove unwanted body hair. Laser hair removal is commonly used to treat most areas of the body where patients experience unwanted hair growth.
Considering the laser seeks your hair bulb (where your hair growth originates), the results are long-lasting. The laser hair removal procedure generally requires only a few minutes depending on the size of the treated area. For best results, patients should undergo at least 5-7 treatments that are generally spaced one month apart.
After laser hair removal, no medication or bandages are necessary. Patients may experience some swelling, redness, or discomfort for the first few hours, but these effects typically fade in the first day or so. Between treatments, you should not wax or tweeze hairs. Please be sure to avoid long durations of sun exposure or tanning booths before coming in for consultation or treatment.
Laser Hair Removal Q&A
What is the recommended length of time between laser hair removal treatments?
Answer: Depending on the area of the body, the time between each treatment will vary from 6 to 8 weeks. It is recommended to have 6-8 treatments to achieve maximum results.
Do I have to stop shaving before my laser hair removal treatment?
Answer: No, it is actually ideal to shave the area being treated immediately prior to your visit. The reason for this is to allow for the laser to bypass surface hair to better penetrate directly to the hair follicle.
What should I do between hair removal treatments?
Answer: You may shave the treated area only. You may not wax, tweeze, pluck, or bleach the hair between appointments. Shaving is the ONLY acceptable hair removal option for in between laser treatments.