Laser hair removal is a popular and effective cosmetic procedure designed to provide long-term reduction or elimination of unwanted hair. It works by utilizing highly concentrated beams of laser light that are directed at hair follicles. The pigment in the hair follicles absorbs this light, which then converts into heat. The heat damages the follicles, inhibiting their ability to regrow hair.
One of the significant advantages of laser hair removal is its precision. The laser can target coarse, dark hairs while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged, making it suitable for most skin types and a wide range of body areas, including the face, legs, underarms, bikini line, and more.
Laser hair removal typically requires multiple sessions to achieve the best results. This is because hair grows in different phases, and the treatment is most effective during the active growth phase. Over the course of several sessions, spaced several weeks apart, the hair becomes finer, lighter, and less noticeable. Many individuals experience a significant reduction in hair growth, with some achieving near-permanent hair removal.
It's essential to have laser hair removal performed by trained and certified professionals to ensure safety and effectiveness. While the treatment offers a long-lasting solution, occasional maintenance sessions may be necessary to address any remaining hair or new hair growth that may occur over time. Overall, laser hair removal has become a popular choice for those seeking a convenient and efficient method to achieve smoother and hair-free skin.
- On arrival, you will be greeted by our receptionist and asked to complete a Medical History form
- You will then be welcomed by Dr Lanka and taken into a private room to discuss your enquiries, assess you and determine the best options suited to you
- You will be offered a cooling-off period to make your decision
- You will be given a consent form to complete and sign, then Dr Lanka will carry out the procedure on a mutually agreed date if you wish to go ahead with the procedure
- You will be sent an aftercare form which you should follow strictly for the best results
- We will book you in for a two week review, to check up on you and how you are healing and discuss any further treatment
Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.