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LASER TREATMENT FOR HAIR

Laser hair removal

Excessive hair growth at unwanted places has always been an issue for both men and women. The traditional methods of hair removal like shaving, waxing, depilatories and electrolysis are time-consuming, painful, and expensive. Instead of spending considerable amount of money and time to remove hair from our arms and legs and different body parts, laser hair removal can be the best option.

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Laser hair removal is one of the most popularly used cosmetic treatment in today’s date. It works well for all areas of the body like the face, chin, arms, underarms, and the rest of the body. It is performed by dermatologists / plastic surgeons across the world and can effectively reduce unwanted hair permanently with minimal risk. Benefits of laser hair removal is that it can target dark, coarse hairs whereas going away the encompassing skin unmarred and with quicker speed. It is safe, quick and effective. It avoids ingrown hairs.

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Laser Treatment

Laser Treatment is a medical procedure which requires training, experience and carries potential risks. But don’t worry,

Maheshwari, an IT employee, was disturbed due to unwanted excess hair growth on the chick, forehead and neck. She approached Vitals through her friends. Our expert and experienced dermatologists in Vitals understood the parameters and evaluated the best treatment to her depending on the thickness and color of the skin with effective results. They suggested her Laser Treatment with all pros and cons of it. She had given some pretreatment precautions like avoiding sunshine or applying sunscreen lotions or avoiding waxing, plucking before treatment. During the procedure, the Laser Equipment (FDA approved) was adjusted in line with the color, thickness, and placement of hair being treated further as color. Laser hair removal treatment which emits heat energy and absorbs the light penetrates deep down the root of each hair strand and damaged the follicle. After Laser Treatment, ice packs was given, further to ease any discomfort, anti-inflammatory creams or lotions, or cold water was applied. Dermatologists suggested cool compresses and moisturizers and medicated sunscreen lotions for not exposing yourself to the sun.

The next treatment was scheduled as per dermatologists approximately four to six weeks later. These treatments continued until hair stopped growing. Some sessions was suggested for long-term benefits and permanent hair removal. Today, she is not only satisfied but also her self-esteem is increased.

Consequences

Complications are very rare which are

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  • Pain, tingling, and numbness
  • Redness, scarring and discoloration
  • Burns
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Infection
  • Itching
  • Vesiculation and local crusting
  • Paradoxical increase in hair growth
  • Swelling
  • Blistering

Precautions

  • Apply aloe gel or lotion, or hydrocortisone cream which can help to help your skin settle down avoid irritation.
  • Avoid Sunshine or apply sunscreen Lotions prescribed by dermatologists.
  •  DO NOT wax or pluck after your treatment - Your unwanted hair needs to fall out on its own in order to see the best results.
Authored By Dr. Harish Prasad

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