What is laser hair removal?
Laser hair removal is the process whereby unwanted hair is treated by pulses of laser light to destroy hair follicles.
How long does laser hair removal take?
It depends on the size of the area to be treated but usually takes some 60 minutes or so per session.
Is laser hair removal painful?
You may experience minimal discomfort similar to waxing. No anesthesia or sedation is required.
What are the benefits of laser hair removal?
It removes unwanted hair to give you a smooth skin.
What are the complications of laser hair removal?
Rarely there may be blistering, scarring or pigmentation changes to the treated skin.
How many laser treatment sessions are required?
Usually 2-6 depending on the area of skin to be treated. Additional treatments may be necessary.
Is laser hair removal treatment permanent?
Often not but may last a few years before re-treatment may be necessary.
What is the cost of laser hair removal treatment?
Varies according to provider and the area to be treated but often about $250 to $450 per session. Cost may be affected also by the type of laser used.
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Written by HEALTHdrum