Laser hair removal is one of the most sought after procedures as more and more people want to get rid of unwanted body hair. The demand for laser hair removal is quite high here in the UAE as well. There are a lot of misconceptions and myths about the laser treatments.
Let’s look at some of the important facts about the laser hair removal to better understand it and put to rest the incorrect information that circulates around the internet unchecked.
The treatment is noninvasive which means that it does not involve any cuts or sutures and therefore no lengthy downtimes. It actually has no downtime whatsoever associated with it. The side effects too are very mild in nature.
Once a hair follicles stops reproducing hair, it will not reproduce them in future. This is something that does not have with other hair removal methods who need to be repeated every few days.
Previously it was hard for people with darker skin tones to get laser treatments in general. However, with the arrival of newer and better laser technology, people with darker skin tones too can benefit from these procedures without the fear of discoloration of skin.
To get the desired outcome and remove all the hair intended, the treatment needs to be repeated multiple times. In most cases, it has to be repeated six to seven times though this number can vary in individual cases based on the type of skin and the hair being removed.
It is commonly thought that any laser treatment hurts. While there is a little bit of sensation of discomfort similar to that of a light rubber band snapping against the skin, it is not at all too bad. Besides a cooling gel and/or cool air may be blown during the procedure to take away any discomfort.
Women that are expecting should not get this treatment. It is not because of ill effects of the treatment but the lack of current research to rule out any such effects. It is a precautionary measure that may not be needed in future with further research.
This is one of the little problems with laser. Since the laser target the pigmentation in the follicle, it cannot act if there is no pigmentation. People who want to remove white hair should see their doctor to learn about alternative options.
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