Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal is one of the most popular laser procedures Westport Dermatology provides. The excel HR offers the latest in laser hair removal technology. Fast, pain-free, and efficacious, removing unwanted body hair has never been easier. Laser technology provides long-lasting hair removal on any area of the body. Our laser uses high-energy pulses of light to remove unwanted hair from the face, back, legs, bikini line and other areas without damaging nearby tissue. Hair beneath the skin surface absorbs the light and heats up, loosening from the follicles and eventually falling out. The results are long-lasting and produce permanent hair reduction.
Benefits Of Laser Hair Removal
- Hair is precisely targeted
- Treatment is quick
- Results are permanent (90%) or long-lasting
For many patients, laser hair removal is painless, although some experience minor discomfort, but only for a short period of time.
What can I get treated?
How many treatments would I need?
Typically, you will need three to six treatments. It can vary from patient to patient depending on their skin type and the density of their hair.
Can dark hair and skin be treated?
Yes. Our advanced laser technology allows us to treat any skin type safely and effectively.
What to avoid prior to laser hair removal:
For two-three weeks before your first treatment and throughout the sessions, avoid the following:
- Depilatory Creams
- Tanning Creams
- Tanning Beds or excess Sun exposure
What to do prior to your appointment?
- Shave the area prior to your appointment.
- We request that you shave any areas you want treated the morning of or 24 hours before treatment.
Recovery after Laser Hair Removal
Patients may experience some redness, soreness or swelling immediately after laser hair removal, but they usually disappear within a few days. Dr. Futoryan recommends using a cold compress or ice pack, moisturizers, and anti-inflammatory creams to minimize discomfort. In some cases, Dr. Futoryan may also recommend to avoid sun exposure for some period of time based on the section targeted for treatment.