Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

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Many people who are tired of shaving, waxing and using cream removers opt to get laser hair removal. This is a procedure that involves using a laser light to target the hair follicle. This damages the hair follicle and prevents it from producing any more hair. There are a number of benefits that can be reaped from getting laser hair removal.

Can Be Performed On Several Areas of the Body

Laser hair removal can be used to remove hair from the chin, upper lip, sides of the face, stomach, chest and legs. It can even treat sensitive areas of the body, such as the bikini line and areola.

Very Safe Procedure

When laser hair removal is performed by a professional - like our staff at Elite Medical Skin and Laser Center – the chances of developing serious complications are extremely low. Many people also do not find this procedure painful. A special cooling device or topical anesthetic can be used minimize the pain of this procedure.

Permanent Hair Reduction

One of the many great things about laser hair removal is that it helps permanently reduces hair growth. However, it is important to note that people typically need to get multiple treatments before they experience permanent hair growth. The size of the area being treated is one of the factors that influences how many treatments one will need. Hair grows in cycles, and this also affects the number of treatments a person needs. The average person needs between four and eight treatments. We'll determine the most effective treatment plan for you during your consultation.

Short Recovery Time

The recovery time needed for laser hair removal is very brief. Your skin may look like it has been sunburnt after your procedure, but that will typically go away within one or two days of your treatment. You can also wear makeup after your procedure unless your skin is blistering. Keep in mind that blistering is extremely rare.

Does Not Damage the Surrounding Skin

Laser hair removal is a very precise procedure. While it targets the hair follicle, the surrounding skin is left intact.


The amount of time that it takes to perform laser hair removal can vary, depending on the thickness of the hair and the size of the area being treated. However, the upper lip and other very small areas of the body can be treated in just one minute. Large areas of the body, such as the back and legs, can be treated in one hour.

If you're ready to start your hair loss journey, contact Elite Medical Skin and Laser Center today to get started. We'll work with you to help you achieve the results you want.

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