Laser Hair Reduction
Laser hair reduction treatment obliterates unwanted hair from the desired body parts via harmless means of exposure to the pulses of laser which end up destroying the root of the hair follicle. After 5-6 sittings of laser hair removal treatment, it could result in permanently eradicated hair roots. This technique is most popularly with women of regular concerns for waxing or shaving arms, legs and underarms which can excuse with darkening of skin tone, prone to higher in-growths, razor burns and rashes. This non-invasive treatment offers variety of laser, but our doctors have made it 100% successful selecting the appropriate laser according to skin tone, hair colour and treatment areas and could be treated on any part of human body.
For many people, body hair so far more than just a cosmetic problem. In some cases, facial hair or a hairy back can have a devastating impact on self-esteem. However, conventional method of hair removal such as plucking, electrolysis or waxing are painful, time- consuming and always of limited duration only. Shaving stresses the skin, leaves stubble and must be repeated constantly. The only real alternative is treatment with laser or flash lamp.
MeDioStar NeXT is specialized for efficient and gentle hair removal. This may be used to treat larger skin area such as back, shoulders or legs, or to selectively remove hairs from the face and underarm or bikini area. Hair growth takes place in a cycle of growth and resting phases. It has been clinically proven that hair does not regrow at all or only very thinly after laser treatment.
Frequently Ask QuestionQ. How does laser work for hair removal?
A.The laser-beam enters the upper skin layer. The pigment of the hair follicle absorbs the light energy specifically. Through conversion of light into heat, the surrounding area is heated and the follicle cell suffers a heat damage which causes the death of the root of the hair and the hair follicle.
Q. How many treatments will I need?
A. The light flash only damages hair, which is in an early growth stadium. Other hair keeps growing normally. Therefore each region needs 4 to 6 treatments. The more treatments are done , the higher is the chance to treat every hair in its damageable growth stadium.
Q. Is the laser procedure effective?
A. The effectiveness of the treatment depends on the color, thickness and depth of the hair, thus red, blond and grey hair reacts less then black hair. The outcome of the treatments also depends on the hormone level. To reach a high effectiveness it is important to set up a treatment plan with your doctor depending on your skin type and hair consistency.
Q. Can all hair be treated?
A. Since the laser beam targets the pigments in the hair, black or dark hair can be treated the easiest. Treatment of blond and grey hair is seldom possible.
Q. What kind of results should I expert ?
A. The scientific literature shows that 12 month after the end of treatment there are very good effects with last generation lasers. It can be microscopically proofed that the hair follicles are definitely damaged. It is unknown, if and how new follicle can grow out of nothing.
Q. How will the treatment take course?
A. After application of a hydrous gel the hand piece of the laser is held onto the skin and moved over the parts to be treated. The laser sends a grounds a round light impulse of the size of the 8-14mm, what feels like soft stitches. The treatment is very comfortable thanks to the skin cooling system of the laser device.
Q. What happens after the treatments?
A. After the treatment a redness of the skin, strong feeling of warmth or wheals can occur. Overall the side effects are like a light sun burn or allergic reaction. The hair loosens and drops out after 5 days to 2 weeks. The re-growing hair is mostly thinner and lighter than the natural hair.
Q. How much time is there between treatments?
A. The next treatments can be done after 4-8 weeks, when a definite hair growth is noticeable.