Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
Excessive hair growth can be caused by the hormonal shifts of puberty, pregnancy or menopause. You may also have unwanted hair growth patterns caused by heredity, medication, hormone replacement therapy, diseases or other reasons. In any case, hair growing where you don’t want it to is a problem, no matter what the cause!
No matter what way you may use to remove unwanted hair, be it waxing, threading, bleaching, plucking or shaving, laser treatment for hair removal is permanent, safe and easy!
Not just women, even men are walking in for laser Hair removal for Beard Shaping, Unwanted hair on ears, chest etc.
1. What is LASER hair removal?
It is non invasive treatment of removing unwanted hair by using laser machines. which are specifically designed for it.
2. How does it work?
The laser gets absorbed in the melanin of hair follicle (the growth centre of hair) and it increases the temperature to destroy follicular cell permanently.
3. How does the DIODE LASER works?
The High Speed DIODE is a laser that produces a larger beam of highly concentrated light.
The light emitted is well absorbed by the pigment located in the hair follicles. During the procedure, the laser pulses for a fraction of a second, allowing the hair to absorb the light and heat up, without damaging surrounding skin.
As it heats up, the hair shaft and bulb are damaged which significantly impedes its ability to re-grow.
4. Is LASER painful?
You may feel a tingling or snapping sensation like a rubber band. It is definitely less than waxing and Electrolysis.
5. Why multiple treatments are required?
Laser hair removal requires multiple treatments. This is because the laser works best when hairs are in an early growth stage (referred to as anagen), and all the hair are not in this phase at the same time.
6. How much time is there between sessions?
Subsequent sessions are scheduled when the hair begins to regrow. The timing for this can range from four to eight weeks, depending on hair type and the part of the body being treated.
On average, appointments are scheduled 4-6 weeks apart.
7. What are the advantages over electrolysis?
It is invasive technique and has side effects, as well as very time consuming because single hair is removed at a time.
8. Is is beneficial to alternative treatment?
The primary benefits of laser hair removal include:
Larger areas may be treated with less discomfort than with electrolysis, waxing or tweezing.
It offers you a long term reduction in both the amount of hair, and also in many cases a reduction in thickness.
It is safest and fastest amongst all methods of permanent reduction.
9. Is treatment Economical?
Considering the life long 4-6 weeks visits to parlours, investment of time, energy, money for nearly 18-20 years. Laser treatment is most economical.
Saving time and energy:
As you probably have to visit 3-12 sessions depending on response. Some will get 80-90% results in three, some in 5, average is 6-7.
Patients with hormonal imbalance, post electrolysis, resistant follicles etc. needs more sessions.
you are almost saving 17 years of your 3-4 weekly visits to parlours .
Saving of money:
Spending small amount of money every 3-4 weeks for 18-20 yrs would mount to huge total, spending little more just for few sessions will definitely be less than any treatment available today
10. Are there any possible side effects?
The appearance of the treated area immediately following treatment will vary from patient to patient depending on the extent of the procedure and skin type.
Side effects, if any, are usually minor.
There may be some redness and swelling around the treated hair follicles; this is a desired clinical result indicating that the follicle has responded to treatment.
This reaction typically disappears within hours. Most people return to normal activity right away.
Limiting sun exposure before and after each treatment will minimize the risk of complications.
11. What areas of the body can be treated?
All parts of body can be treat with hair removing Laser.
Laser Hair treatments work best in lighter skinned, darker haired patients. Because the primary target in hair follicles is melanin pigment (the “color” in skin and hair), less laser energy is absorbed by the skin and more by the hair follicle.
The darker and thicker the hair, higher the chances of removing it. Lighter hair will be reduced but may not go away completely.
Treatment areas in women: Face, Upper lip, Side lock, Chin, Forehead, Nose, Arms, Forearms, Legs, Thighs, Full body, Back, Chest, Abdomen.
Treatment areas in men: Beard shaping, Shoulder, Back, Ear lobes, Brow separation .
12. Are there restrictions of activity?
You can go directly to work after treatment. Only avoid direct sunlight.