Getting Summer Ready With Laser Hair Removal
Ditch wax strips and razors for good with laser hair removal! This long-term hair removal solution is available at The Med Spot for women living near Woodland Hills. It’s a permanent solution for hair removal on many areas of the body.
Before you book an appointment, here’s everything you need to know about laser hair removal to decide whether or not the solution is right for you.
What is Laser Hair Removal?
Laser hair removal is a medical procedure that uses a beam of light, which is absorbed by the pigment of the hair, to remove unwanted hair. Once the pigmented hair absorbs the light, the laser energy is converted to heat, eliminating the hair follicles. Since the laser damages the hair follicles, future hair growth is stalled.
Many women choose laser hair removal to limit the growth of unwanted hair for a long period of time. Shaving and waxing can be time-consuming, producing unwanted results like long growing periods between waxes, ingrown hairs, and skin irritation. In addition to removing unwanted hair, laser hair removal can reduce hassle from monthly wax appointments or daily shaving, and reduce costs associated with maintaining smooth, hairless legs.
Treatment areas for laser hair removal include legs, armpits, bikini line, upper lip, and chin. The best treatment areas are those where the patient’s hair is dark and skin is light since the laser is designed to destroy the dark pigment within the hair.
Quality Hair Removal: GentleMax Pro®
At The Med Spot, we carefully choose our treatment options to deliver the best, safest treatment possible for our patients in Woodland Hills, West Hills, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, and Tarzana. Our laser hair removal treatments use the GentleMax Pro® since it is safe and effective for all skin types.
We know that laser hair removal can’t always be comfortable, which is why GentleMax Pro® is our preferred solution. The patented Dynamic Cooling Device™ on the GentleMax Pro® ensures that your hair removal experience is as pain-free as possible. In an effort to encourage even more comfort, we apply topical anesthesia before the procedure.
We typically recommend 4 to 6 treatments spaced out every 6 to 8 weeks, depending on your skin and hair type. Between each treatment, we recommend staying away from sun exposure whenever possible, but especially two weeks prior to treatment and one week after.
Raising the Bar in Hair Removal
Dermatologists or cosmetic surgical professionals often perform laser hair removal, but it is available at other facilities such as spas and salons. Though laser hair removal procedures are FDA-approved, it’s important that your technician is experienced and licensed in administering the treatment. The Med Spot’s Director, Dr. Reyes, is a certified cosmetic surgeon, operating with a team of professionals who have extensive training to administer laser hair removal with care for your well-being.
Call us at 818-201-2830 to schedule your free consultation for laser hair removal in the West Hills area, and say goodbye to wax strips and razors for good!