How does laser hair reduction work?

Laser light targets pigment in the hair follicles and converts it into heat, which causes hair follicle destruction. This is the reason only pigmented hair can be removed with laser. Grey hair cannot be lasered.

From what areas of the body can hair be removed?

Hair from any part of the face or body including the chin, upper lip, underarms, legs, back, bikini line, and chest.

How many hair reduction treatments are necessary?

Laser hair reduction devices can only treat active hair follicles. Because hair follicles grow in cycles, most patients require 3-6 sessions for optimal results, depending on the location and the density of their hair follicles. Some people do require occasional maintenance treatments.

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