Is it going to the hair removal sessions with the shaven hair or grown?
It is recommended that patients who go to the clipped area. You can not do laser hair removal in an area that has been shaved 3 weeks before with methods to boot the hair root.
What area of the body often hurt more?
The pain depends on the sensitivity of each person; however where the hair is thicker provides further discomfort. To reduce the pain using anesthetic cream.
Can you shave any area?
Any area having dark hair laser can shave. But there are areas to be avoided, as the eyebrows, because of its proximity to the eye. Shave the genital area without problems, since it does not affect internal structures.
Am I can laser hair removal, tanning after me?
No laser sessions recommended if the skin has been exposed one month prior to ultraviolet radiation or have used self-tanners.
What determines the success of laser hair removal?
Especially the amount of melanin in the hair follicle. The higher the concentration and proximity to the hair matrix, improved efficiency of treatment such as in coarse, dark hairs. Therefore, the little gray hair or no hair removal pigmented laser. The density of melanin in the skin increases the number of sessions because they must use lower energy intensities. Other factors are conditional: The depth of the hair follicle growth phase in which the hair is, the follicular density, age and sex.
Is final in all cases?
Laser hair removal achieves permanent hair follicle destruction, but you can not say that there is permanent hair removal in all cases. On the other hand there are areas where body hair can form throughout life, such as the facial area in the back in women or men. In these cases we can form new hair. However, in areas such as English, armpits and legs, no new hair is formed, which are achieved satisfactory results. We recommend starting hair removal treatments in individuals over 16 years.
How do you care skin after a session?
Applying sunscreen and avoiding direct sun exposure of the treated areas.
Is it essential to a dermatologist?
It is recommended to be supervised by a dermatologist; it is best placed to advise the patient to any problems.
How long between sessions?
Facial hair removal in the interval between sessions is usually six weeks, while for the rest of the body are every 8 weeks.
What area is more complicated?
The face, because it is subject to hormonal changes. Facial hair removal is the area that requires further monitoring by the specialist to properly inform the patient of the results you expect and not treat areas that would not be appropriate.
How many sessions are necessary to achieve a successful laser hair removal?
Usually in the armpits, pubic area, English and lower extremities if the hair is thick and dark you will need 6 to 7 sessions. In the face and back the number of sessions is not predictable since it is an area subject to hormonal changes of each individual.
How often last session?
The duration depends on the anatomic area being treated. The upper lip takes 10 minutes and thighs 1 hour.
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