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LASER HAIR REMOVAL

It is the name of the medical procedure that employs a laser to remove unwanted hair. It is a simple devise, a laser beam passes through the skin to a hair follicle, and the intense heat of the laser damages the hair follicle. It usually takes several sessions to achieve the desired effect and remove the hair permanently.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is it safe?
    Absolutely. There is no risk of infection.
  2. Is it painful?
    Some patients may feel a slight discomfort. The patient can use a topical anesthetic cream following the doctor’s instructions to minimize the discomfort. Moreover, thanks to the cooling system most patients report very little pain.
  3. Is laser hair removal dangerous during pregnancy?
    This treatment is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  4. Are the results permanent?
    It might be. It destroys the 90 % of hair follicles, especially on fine hairs. The 10% of the hair will regenerate but it will be thinner than the original. It is the most effective method.
  5. Which is the best time to start?
    It would be better to not have a tan; therefore it is preferable to start treatments during the fall and winter season.
  6. What are the advantages of laser hair removal compared with other methods?
    It is faster than other systems.
  7. What to expect after the procedure?
    The results depend on the type of hair (colour, thickness) and the skin tone.
  8. Is it safe?
    Absolutely. There is no risk of infection.
  9. Is it painful?
    Some patients may feel a slight discomfort. The patient can use a topical anesthetic cream following the doctor’s instructions to minimize the discomfort. Moreover, thanks to the cooling system most patients report very little pain.
  10. Is laser hair removal dangerous during pregnancy?
    This treatment is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  11. What should I do during my laser treatment?
    Avoid sun exposure.
  12. Are there any side effects?
    The treated area may become slightly red for within several minutes of the treatment. In some people may persist a little longer.
  13. Is laser hair removal safe on moles? Prior to laser treatment it is recommended to consult a dermatologist to determine whether the mole should be removed. When the moles are small we cover them with a white pencil, if they are big we’ll put a small piece of white paper over the mole so it remains unaffected.

To get the best results and prevent possible side effects, follow these advices:

• One month before and after your treatment you should always avoid direct sun exposure, and be sure to wear a high SPF sunscreen.
• If you have had a history of herpes, an antiviral therapy may be prescribed.
• Immediately after treatment, there will be swelling. A topical soothing skin care product such as Aloe Vera gel may be applied.
• Never ever wax, tweeze or use depilatory creams during the course of the treatment, shaving is the preferred method.
• If you have taken any medication or have been sick, our team needs to know so they can effectively evaluate.
Nowadays, the style of life has changed, the frenetic rhythm of modern life has made doctors to develop new treatments able to stop the signs of aging such as face, hands and neck wrinkles. As we age our skin becomes drier, less elastic, and has trouble retaining moisture. In our clinic you don’t have to choose between which treatments to use, we combine different techniques to strengthen the results, achieving the anti-aging effect in short time and without surgery.

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