Diode Laser - Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal treatment is a non-invasive, aesthetic procedure that uses a highly concentrated beam of laser light to penetrate the hair follicles.

The pigment in the hair follicle (melanin) absorbs the laser energy and destroys the stem cells to inhibit future hair growth. Laser hair removal is one of the most preferred methods for getting rid of unwanted hair as it is an entirely safe procedure with no downtime.Diode laser(810 nm) is the most commonly used laser for hair removal which effectively targets deep rooted hair and is appropriate for darker as well as lighter skin tones. Triple wavelength laser caters to wider hair types and skin color .

  • No shaving ,waxing, plucking before 10-15 days before the session.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure.
  • No parlour activity 7 days before the session.
  • Hairs are shaved just prior to the laser session.
  • Anaesthetic cream may be applied to decrease discomfort in patients with low pain threshold
  • Patients with features suggestive of hormonal imbalance may require investigations for the same.

Face is cleaned and gel is applied over face. Laser beam is fired after precooling over the target areas. Parameters depend on the machine, area to be covered and hair growth. Most patients need between 6-8 treatment sessions for effective reduction in hair density. The hair tends to be finer lighter less in number than before with every treatment session. The sessions are to be repeated every 4-6 week's interval.

The treatment session lasts for 15 min to 1 hour depending on body area to be treated.

  • Avoid excessive sun exposure for atleast a week
  • Use sunscreen (SPF-30 plus) regularly
  • Do not scrub treated area harshly
  • Do not bleach/ wax Thread the area in between sessions (shaving may be done)
  • Precise: Lasers offer accurate and safe hair removal.
  • Fast: Average laser hair removal session lasts for a maximum of 45 minutes.
  • Effective: It offers permanent hair reduction and long-lasting satisfaction.
  • No More Ingrown Hair: With the use of lasers, you can get rid of the ingrown hairs.
  • No Side Effects: Laser hair removal treatment has no significant side effects.
  • Affordable: The laser treatment is a cost-effective solution for hair removal in the long run compared to other conventional methods.
  • Pain-Free Treatment: It is almost painless; mild burning sensation may be felt
  • There is no downtime, which means that patients can return to their routine as soon as the treatment is over.

What are the risks of Laser hair removal?

The outcomes of Laser hair removal depend on several factors and conditions suffered by the patient in the past.
  • Usually there are no side effects if done under supervision of a skilled dermatologist and good quality Laser machine.
  • Lasers are usually pain-free, just a warm sensation and mild redness may occur which goes away in 1-2 hours after the treatment.
  • Some may develop red bumps(folliculitis) or acne for which your doctor might give you some antibiotics for application.
  • Superficial burns (when aggressive parameters are used) times

These adverse effects can easily be managed and typically settle within 5-7 days at most.

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