If unwanted hair makes you feel uncomfortable and self-conscious, there’s no need to spend valuable time shaving, waxing, and plucking with only temporary results. At Limmer Dermatology in San Antonio, Texas, the friendly group of aesthetic professionals provide laser hair removal utilizing the Cutera® XEO laser to effectively treat all skin types. Laser hair removal is a great way to reduce facial and body hair and may stop hair growth permanently. Call the office or request an appointment online.
Laser hair removal systems use beams of light that are highly concentrated. The light beams specifically target the darker pigment (melanin) at the base of your hair follicles.
In your hair follicle, the pigment absorbs the light and causes heat and damage to the follicle. The hair falls out, and your hair growth is inhibited, leaving you with significant hair reduction and smoother skin.
Laser hair removal works to remove hair in many areas, including your:
Modern laser systems can safely remove hair on sensitive areas like the bikini line. Some people might experience a mild pinching sensation, but the laser hair removal procedure is well-tolerated.
Typically, more than one laser hair removal treatment is necessary for the best results. Most people have noticeable hair loss after three to eight sessions, each spaced around four to six weeks apart.
When you can expect optimal results from your laser hair removal depends on your hair and skin type and how your body responds to the laser treatment.
Laser hair removal provides numerous benefits. If you feel like you’re spending too much time shaving unwanted hair, laser hair removal is a solution that saves you the time you would spend shaving.
The Cutera® XEO laser may provide long-lasting hair loss for most dark hair colors and most skin tones. The laser delivers fast pulses that can quickly treat smaller areas, such as the upper lip, in just a few minutes and larger areas, like the back, in less than an hour.
After your laser hair removal treatment, you can return to your daily activities. Your specialist might recommend using a special sunscreen in the treated areas that frequently have sun exposure. You might experience mild redness in the treated area, but it should subside within a day or two.
The Limmer Dermatology team offers individualized treatment plans to assist you in achieving your hair removal goals. Call or request an appointment online.