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Many women, who hope of maintaining a hairless body, may find it difficult and time-consuming to remove unwanted hair with different ineffective hair removal treatments.

But hair removal doesn’t need to be so challenging. At Mediclinic, we can make your life easier with advanced laser hair removal technique, one of the best ways to achieve permanent hair reduction. Our specialists have mastered the process of laser hair removal and already performed thousands of laser hair removal treatments, and these numbers are just continuing more and more.

What is Laser hair removal?
In this medical procedure, an intense, pulsating beam of light or laser is used to remove unwanted hair.

A laser beam generally penetrates through the skin to target every hair follicle and damage all of them with the intense heat of the laser that also inhibit future unwanted hair growth. This procedure is particularly effective for people who have dark hair and light skin. However, with the help of Laser hair removal procedure, unwanted hair can be treated in nearly any area except the eyelid or surrounding area, but the most common treatment locations include underarms, legs, chin, upper lip, and bikini line.

Although mostly laser hair removal procedure doesn’t guarantee permanent hair removal; however, it can effectively slow down the hair growth. Also, multiple laser hair removal treatments and periodic maintenance treatments may be required to ensure an extended control over hair-growth.

How to prepare before treatment?

  • Once you make up your mind to go for a laser hair removal, always select a certified specialist doctor in dermatology or cosmetic surgery having experience with laser hair removal.
  • Avoid any laser hair removal treatment at salons, spas, or other facilities who may allow non-medical or unauthorized personnel to do this procedure.
  • A doctor may review your medical history including medications.
  • Never hesitate to discuss with your doctor about any risk involved, benefits and expectations associated with laser hair removal.
  • It would be better to take photos before-and-after assessments for long-term reviews.

What can you expect before the procedure?

  • Before starting laser hair removal procedure, hair of the treatment region might be trimmed with scissors.
  • Special goggles are provided to protect the candidate’s eyes from the laser beam. A topical anesthetic is applied to the skin for minimizing the chances of any discomfort during treatment.

During the procedure

  • A hand-held laser instrument will be pressed to your skin.
  • As per the laser type, a cooling device or a cool gel might be used on the tip of the instrument to protect skin.
  • A laser is activated to pass the laser beam through the skin into the tiny hair follicles.
  • The intense heat is produced from the laser beam to damage the hair follicles, which further helps to inhibit hair growth.
  • There may be some chances of some discomfort in the skin, and also you may feel a cold sensation from the gel or cooling device.
  • Although it may take only a few minutes to treat a small area, like the upper lips, while treating a larger area i.e. the back, it might take several hours.

After the procedure

  • Some people may notice swelling and redness for the few hours after laser hair removal, and therefore, ice can be applied to reduce any discomfort.
  • Once your skin has healed avoid any type of sun exposure otherwise use a good sunscreen lotion while going outside in the sun.
  • Hair shedding may happen in the first few days and weeks after treatment.

Now a day, special home based laser hair removal devices have become available that might cause only mild hair reduction. Moreover, sufficient studies are not available to claim the effectiveness of these devices as compared to laser hair removal procedure done at a doctor’s office.

Therefore, it is always better to rely on the best combination of experience and value for an effective laser hair removal. So, don’t wait! Book your appointment at ‘Mediclinic’ and get started with your laser hair removal treatment today!