Is Laser Hair Removal the Right Treatment Option for Me?
posted: Nov. 09, 2017.
Don’t let embarrassing dark hairs affect your self-confidence. We can help!
Whether you are a woman dealing with embarrassing facial hair or you’re a man battling thick back hair, there are many scenarios in which the best approach may be to put down the razor and to find a more practical and long-term solution. We know how painful and annoying shaving and waxing can be. Why do it if you don’t have to? Our Basking Ridge, Morristown and Elizabeth, NJ, areas dermatologist, Dr. Marc Meulener, is here to tell you about the benefits of laser hair removal.
Where do you want to remove hair? Whether you have unwanted hair on your bikini line, underarms, legs, back, chest or face, laser hair treatment can target just about any areas of your body safely and effectively. This alone makes it a popular option for those who may have hair in locations that are more difficult to wax or shave or for people who have larger sections of unwanted hair
While there may be spas or other places that offer laser hair removal, it’s important that you turn to a qualified skin doctor in Morristown, Basking Ridge and Elizabeth who can prevent burning, scarring or other complications that may go overlooked by non-medical professionals. After all, you want a treatment you can trust to provide you with the safe results you want.
How does laser hair removal work?
When you shave or wax you are only removing the hair that you see on the surface of the skin; however, the hair extends past the skin where the hair follicles lie. Laser therapy works by directing the light beam over the unwanted hair, which will penetrate but not damage the skin but will heat up and kill the hair follicle to prevent the hair from growing back.
How many times will I need to come back in for treatment?
This will depend on the amount of hair and where the hair is located. Those with minor unwanted hair in small areas such as the face may be in and out of our office in as little as a few minutes while those who want to treat more extensive regions like the back or legs may be here for 30-45 minutes or more. In most cases, it will take about six to eight sessions to see full results.
Choice Dermatology is proud to provide comprehensive, quality dermatology services to the Basking Ridge, Morristown and Elizabeth, NJ, areas. If you want to chat with us about laser hair removal or any of the other treatments we offer, call us today!