Question: How many sessions on average does it take to remove the hair ?
Answer: 6 - 10 sessions.
Question: Why does it take this many sessions ?
Answer: Hair growth is in three stages. Anagen, Catagen and Telogen. The hair needs to
be removed in the Anagen phase when the root is attached to the blood supply.
Question: What exactly is laser hair removal ?
Answer: A procedure which removes hair from the body utilising a long pulse laser.
Laser heat disables follicles from producing hair. Hair grows in three cycles therefore you need 6 - 10 treatments at intervals of 6 weeks to disable most of the follicles in a given area.
Question: Am I a candidate for laser hair removal ?
Answer: Both Men and Women seek laser to remove unwanted hair. It works best on pale
skin and dark coarse hair.
Question: Is laser hair removal painful ?
Answer: Laser hair removal is not much more painful than waxing, although the
sensation is different.
Question: Can I just reduce hair density ?
Answer: Yes, this would involve 3 - 4 sessions as opposed to 6 - 10 sessions.
Question: What should I expect before and after laser treatments ?
Answer: Patients should not wax or remove hair from the root 6 weeks prior to the
first session. The area should be shaved 1 - 2 days prior. Treatments are quick, for example both underarms take about 5 minutes. Hair sheds within 3 weeks following treatments, when this happens,
exfoliate and rub gently in the shower.
Question: What are the causes of excessive hair growth and how can they affect my
Answer: Hereditory ,Glandular/Hormonal, Pregnancy, Thyroid, Reactions to Medication,
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