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Laser Hair Reduction

Say Goodbye to the pain of Waxing and Threading by getting Permanent Laser Hair Reduction

Laser Hair reduction is one of the most common cosmetic procedures. It is a process of removing hair from the body by exposing the hair follicles to highly concentrated laser light. The pigment in the growth centre of the hair follicle absorbs heat energy and is destroyed giving a permanent hair reduction.

Laser hair removal has been commercially practiced since 1997. It is considered to be a safe and efficient method to get rid of unwanted hair. The laser treatment is applicable to legs, arm, face, underarm, bikini line and other areas.

Is hair removal permanent?

Yes in most patients after a series of 5 – 8 treatments, we can expect a 60 – 70 % Permanent Hair Reduction, the few hair that are left will become finer and less of a nuisance and will grow slower than before.

Is laser hair removal painful?

Laser Hair removal treatment is not very painful and is a gift to many who are unable endure the pain of waxing or threading.

Things to be taken care of before laser hair removal

If you have decided to go for laser hair removal you need to take care of certain things.

  • Choose a Plastic Surgeon or dermatologist who has experience in laser treatment
  • You will have to be careful with sun exposure around the laser hair treatment, by using prescribed sunscreen and practicing sun avoidance.
  • Limit plucking, threading, epilation, depilatory creams, waxing, and electrolysis at least a month before the scheduled treatment date
  • Use sunscreen every day to protect your skin from the sunlight
  • Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

The benefits of hair removal are as follows:-

  • The result of the hair removal is long lasting. It drastically reduces the hair growth, making it easier to manage your body hair.
  • Laser hair removal is a safe method.
  • Laser treatment gives you soft, smooth skin and improves its appearance
  • It can be done on most parts of the body
  • Laser treatment can reduce thick and long hair without damaging the surrounding skin

Risks of laser hair reduction?

Under an expert supervision laser hair reduction is one of the safest body and facial hair control methods available, rarely you will experience some temporary side effects as outlined below

  • Redness, itching, swelling, bumps on the skin are some of the common side effects of laser hair removal.
  • Blisters
  • Rarely changes in skin color and scaring.

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Dr. Prashant Murugkar is a well-known and highly trained International Celebrity Laser Cosmetic Surgeon in Mumbai Dr Prashant has more than a decade of expertise to help you look Naturally Beautiful.

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