American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member Log In For Medical Professionals
 

Laser Hair Removal

Hair Removal Procedure

Laser hair removal is a noninvasive technique that uses highly concentrated light to penetrate hair follicles and inhibit future hair growth.

Your laser hair removal consultation

During your laser hair removal consultation be prepared to discuss:

  • Your goals
  • Medical conditions, drug allergies and medical treatments
  • Current medications, vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco and drug use
  • Previous surgeries

Your surgeon, or his specialty-trained nurse, will also:

  • Evaluate your general health status and any pre-existing health conditions or risk factors
  • Take photographs
  • Discuss your options
  • Recommend a course of treatment
  • Discuss likely outcomes of laser hair removal and any risks or potential complications

Be sure to ask your plastic surgeon questions. It's very important to understand all aspects of your laser hair removal. It's natural to feel some anxiety, whether it's excitement for your anticipated new look or a bit of preoperative stress. Don't be shy about discussing these feelings with your plastic surgeon.



Logo

Surgeons In Your Area

Erica Anderson Headshot

Erica Anderson MD

297 Herndon Parkway Suite 101
Herndon, VA 20170

(703) 481-0002

Phillip Chang Headshot

Phillip Chang MD

19500 Sandridge Way Suite 350
Lansdowne, VA 20176

(703) 729-5553

Haven Barlow Headshot

Haven Barlow MD

802 Bestgate Road Suite A
Annapolis, MD 21401
Gloria Duda Headshot

Gloria Duda MD

6845 Elm Street Suite 708
McLean, VA 22101

(703) 893-1111

Jamal Yousefi Headshot

Jamal Yousefi MD

502 Maple Avenue W.
Vienna, VA 22180

(703) 255-4922

Michael Brown Headshot

Michael Brown MD

45155 Research Place Suite 125
Ashburn, VA 20147

(703) 726-1175

David Berman Headshot

David Berman MD

14 Pidgeon Hill Drive Berman Cosmetic Surgery & S...
Sterling, VA 20165
Wendy Gottlieb Headshot

Wendy Gottlieb MD

1800 Town Center Drive Suite 418
Reston, VA 20190

(703) 668-9499

Logo

Patient Care Center