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Laser hair removal

Many people experience hair growth in areas where it causes them discomfort or embarrassment. Apart from being unsightly, it can also at times cause other problems such as ingrown hair or “razor bumps”. Shaving, waxing and plucking are some of the traditional techniques applied in hair removal, but unfortunately none of these offers a long-term solution.The Melrose Aesthetic Centre offers Laser Hair Removal which is a more permanent solution to hair reduction. Our Laser Hair Removal treatment is safe and effective on all skin types.

If you’re not happy with shaving, tweezing, or waxing to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal may be an option worth considering.Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly done cosmetic procedures in the U.S. It beams highly concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigment in the follicles absorb the light. That destroys the hair.Laser hair removal is used to reduce unwanted hair. Common treatment locations include legs, armpits, upper lip, chin and the bikini line. However, it’s possible to treat unwanted hair in nearly any area, except the eyelid or surrounding area.Hair color and skin type influence the success of laser hair removal. The basic principle is that the pigment of the hair, but not the pigment of the skin, should absorb the lightLaser hair removal is less effective for hair colors that don’t absorb light well: grey, red, blond and white. However, laser treatment options for light-colored. hair continue to be developed.

  • Stay out of the sun, usually up to six weeks before treatment.
  • Avoid any sunless skin creams that darken your skin.
  • Avoiding other hair removal methods. Plucking, waxing and electrolysis can disturb the hair follicle and should be avoided at least four weeks before treatment.
  • Avoiding blood-thinning medications, such as aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs, to avoid before the procedure.
  • Trimming and shaving is recommended the day before laser treatment.

The doctor will press a hand-held laser instrument to your skin. Depending on the type of laser, a cooling device on the tip of the instrument or a cool gel might be used to protect your skin and lessen the risk of side effects.

When the doctor activates the laser, the laser beam will pass through your skin to the hair follicles, damages the hair follicles, which inhibits hair growth.

Redness and swelling

Avoid sun exposure for 6 weeks

Apply ice if you have skin reaction

Treatment Results