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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.

Laser hair removal procedure steps

Your plastic surgeon may perform the laser hair removal procedure, or may delegate this to a nurse or other licensed provider.

A beam of highly focused light is absorbed by hair in disabling unwanted hair follicles. There is some mild discomfort that last a few seconds. People with white or gray hair may not have enough pigment target to be a candidate for laser hair removal.

Because hair grows in cycles, it typically takes three to four laser hair removal treatments to provide significant hair reduction.



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