Frequently Asked Questions
In this fast-running world, people especially women are exhausted with often parlor visits for waxing and doing shaving or applying hair removal cream by themselves, with side-effects like skin darkening, pain, redness, etc. accompanying with it causes more distress. Laser hair removal not only is the solution to all the mentioned problems but the extra benefits that come with it such long lasting effect, time and money saving, thinner and softer hair growth.
The treatment is called permanent laser hair reduction so it targets in reducing unwanted hair thickness leading to softer and thinner growth and might take long periods to grow again; such results are not observed in any other hair removal treatment ever. Depending on different skin types, many people have recorded that their hair never grew after taking a dermatologist's suggested number of sessions. Hence, it is not permanent but definitely gives you hassle-free months or years to look forward to with no parlor visits.
Before the laser action starts, the area to be treated is cleaned then numbing gel is put on or simply icing is done on that area. Now, laser beams are made to pass through the skin. The ray of laser lights targets hair follicles and aims to damage them. Multiple number of sessions are required to affect the hair follicles effectively.
Depending on different skin types and hair growth pattern of unwanted hair, our skin care experts after examining patient’s skin, will suggest the appropriate number of sessions required. It not usually more than 6-8 sessions long.
At Tvak Skin & Laser Clinic, we use FDA approved LightSheer® DESIRE™ for Laser Hair Removal developed by American company LUMENIS. It is a top-grade machine that aims to give desired results quickly and efficiently.
There is no extreme pain or stretching of skin kind situations like in waxing in laser hair removal treatment. A slight sting might occur when laser beam is passed into the skin but which lasts only for seconds and is tolerable. Most patients don’t even feel anything during the treatment.
No lasting side effects are observed due to laser hair removal treatment. Low chances of redness or skin burns are possible usually on sensitive skin type but it is taken care of by our expert team of laser technicians with great concern.
There is no downtime involved, patient can go back to normal daily life. It is advised not to let direct sunlight reach the treated skin and not go through any tanning procedure especially during the course of the treatment. If there is swelling or burning sensation, dermatologist will suggest you appropriate cream, just make sure to apply it and your skin will be absolutely fine.
One of the best boons of laser hair removal treatment is the time saved due to the fact that laser covers a large area faster than any other procedure since beams are passed on quickly. It takes few minutes for smaller areas like upper lip, chin or underarms and maximum take an hour or two for bigger body parts or full body for a session to finish.
The treatment charges vary differently according to the size of the body part, number of session and different skin type. The benefits you get is always worth the price in laser treatments because they save life time money wasted on any other hair removal method. At Tvak Skin & Laser Clinic, exciting offers are available all the time.
The recovery time post laser hair removal would be two weeks at the most.
Laser radiation is not in itself harmful. It behaves like ordinary light in its interaction with the body. Also, the laser technology uses a focused ray of light to work on the affected area, leaving the neighboring skin tissues completely untouched. The procedure is safe for almost everyone.