What is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses laser light to selectively target and eliminate hair follicles.
This results in permanent hair loss. This technology delivers laser energy to the hair follicles, which is then absorbed by the pigment (or melanin) in the follicles. The energy is then converted into heat, which damages the follicles and prevents hair growth.
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What Are The Major Benefits of Laser Hair Removal?

This treatment is an effective, and permanent, way to get rid of unwanted hair.

Unlike other methods of hair removal, such as shaving, tweezing, and waxing, laser hair removal permanently destroys the hair follicles. This means the hair will not grow back after treatment. No more worrying about the daily hassle of removing unwanted hair.

Laser hair removal is relatively painless. Most patients describe it as feeling like a small pinch, or rubber band snapping against the skin.
Additionally, laser hair removal is a relatively quick procedure, with most treatments taking only 15-30 minutes.
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Who Is A Good Candidate For Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal will not work on blonde or gray hair, as these do not contain enough pigment for the laser to target.
It is also important to note that laser hair removal is not suitable for everyone. People with certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, lupus, and any active skin condition, should not undergo laser hair removal. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should also avoid the procedure.

Preparing for Your Laser Hair Removal Appointment

Before undergoing laser hair removal, it is important to consult with a qualified healthcare professional to ensure that the procedure is right for you.

During your consultation, you should discuss your medical history and any medications you are taking. You should also discuss any allergies you may have and any skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis.

It is also important to avoid plucking, waxing, or using a depilatory cream for at least six weeks before the procedure. This will ensure that enough pigment is present in the hair follicles for the laser to target. You should also avoid direct sun exposure for at least two weeks before the procedure. injection can also help with the longevity of the treatment. There may also be mild discomfort while chewing for the first few days following your injections.

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Recovering From Laser Hair Removal

After the procedure, avoiding direct sun exposure for at least two weeks is important. You should also avoid any activities that may cause excessive sweating, such as hot yoga or saunas.

Furthermore, avoid any activities that may cause trauma to the skin, such as waxing, plucking, or using a depilatory cream.

It is important to note that laser hair removal is not a one-time procedure. Most people require multiple treatments to achieve maximum results. Depending on your skin type and hair growth, you may need up to eight treatments to achieve the desired result.

Laser hair removal is a safe and effective way to reduce unwanted hair permanently. With the proper preparation and aftercare, you can enjoy smooth, hair-free skin for years.

Your Laser Hair Removal Treatment

Our Medical Aesthetician will review available treatment options with you and help develop a plan to best fit your goals.

If you are interested in learning about Laser Hair Removal treatment, please get in touch with New Age Medical Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery at (613) 595-1880, our Patient Coordinators are happy to help you.

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Dr. Ian MacArthur is a Canadian Plastic Surgeon and is board certified with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. In 2016 Dr. MacArthur began his cosmetic surgery practice in Ottawa, before founding New Age Medical Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery in 2022.
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