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Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is one of the most popular treatments among both men and women at Derma Max Medical Centre because it is proven to be a safe procedure to permanently remove unwanted hair. Laser energy is focused directed at the roots of the hair causing melanin in the hair follicles to be broken down and prevent hair to grow permanently.

Hair Removal Goals

  Time Required – Few Minutes

  Topical Anesthesia Needed

  Recovery Time Minimal

  Very High Success Rate

Laser Hair Removal Candidate

  • Shave with razor the area to be treated 24 hours before Laser Hair Removal procedure. This process is to make sure the machine used on the skin can do its work without being hindered and the laser pulses will directly get to the hair cells in the roots.
  • Avoid sun exposure and tanning treatment for about six weeks p treatment to avoid any complications.
  • No plucking, waxing or removing hair from the roots prior to the treatment with 4 to 6 weeks in since laser hair removal targets and breaks down the hair follicles in the roots.

Laser Hair Removal Procedure

  • Clean cotton swabs are used to clean the area to be treated and topical anesthetic is applied.
  • Laser Technician will place and move handheld device over the skin. The laser is beamed through the skin in pulses of less than a second. Concentrated rays of light energy of certain wavelength enter the skin.
  • The photons of light are absorbed by melanin in the hair follicles that causes the hair root in the follicle to die immediately and prevent hair from growing out of that root again.

Laser Hair Removal Post Treatment Care

  • Avoid excess sun exposure and the tanning treatments for at least 6 weeks after treatment. It may require more than one session to permanent remove hair.
  • Always apply strong sunscreen to protect the skin from the harmful rays of the sun and avoid complications.
  • Apply cold ice packs to the treated area for relief in case of redness or discomfort.

Laser Hair Removal Results

Both men and women can now enjoy the benefits of Laser Hair Removal and not worry about stubborn unwanted body hair anymore. Laser hair removal results vary from person to person depending on factors of hair color, skin type, skin thickness, hair density and type of laser. Patients may require many sessions to see best results.

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