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Do You Need To Be Certain Age To Do Laser Hair Removal
Laser Hair Reduction: There is no fixed age at which you are no longer a candidate for permanent laser hair reduction. If you are old enough to have unwanted hair you wish to be rid of and you have no contraindications to treatment, such as pregnancy, sun tan, grey or blond hairs, you are able to be receive treatments. If under 18 yrs old, a parent will need to sign consent for your laser treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more
I have psoriasis, can I get laser hair removal? I have dermatitis and psoriasis in certain areas of my body. Can i get laser hair removal in areas of my body that aren't affected by dermatitis and psoriasis?
What can a male age 21 do to reduce/ get rid of facial/ body hair without laser hair removal and that is relatively inexpensive should I take estrogen? Or is there another solution
Hair removal: I would not recommend estrogen as there can be many undesired side effects. You could try using nair. There is a device called the nono but I have no experience with that. Laser hair removal is by far the best method and has become quite economical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immediatly: If you want to do genital area, let it heal and let the hair grow a little. ...Read more
I want to do laser hair removal on my chin. Does it cause any problems if I want to conceive a baby afterward maybe within 6 months after that?
Laser and pregnancy: There should be no problem for your pregnancy if you are planning to get pregnant 6 months after the last treatment of laser hair removal. Be aware that the treatment can't be performed if you are currently or become pregnant during the laser hair removal program. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Can you still do laser hair removal on parts of body if you had mitral valve repair open heart surgery? Will it have any effect in any way.
Shave before laser: Laser cannot be done on active hair growth or it can cause burns. If you are going only for a consult then you can leave the hair alone. If you are going tohave it done, then take a photo of the area to show the doctor but shave it off before your visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple sessions: Laser hair removal is not a one time treatment. Hair that will be removed must be in the proper growth 'cycle' to be sensitive. Hairs go through stages of rest and of active growth. Only those active are susceptible to laser removal. This means a series of treatments are most common to accomplish your goals. ...Read more
Laser hair removal is technique for reducing the thickness and number of hairs on the skin, by heating the hair follicles with a laser. The greater the color contrast between the hair and the skin, the more effect the treatments. A series of treatments is usually necessary to ...Read more
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