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Does Home Laser Hair Removal Work
Somewhat: Home laser hair removal devices that have come out recently such as the tria system are effective at removing hair. But in order to make them safe for home use, manufacturers can't duplicate the power of in-office devices. So usually a lot of treatments are necessary to see some improvement. Also they are not idea for light color hairs or patients with dark or tan skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Do home laser hair removal machines work?how effective r they? and r there any areas that they cannot be used on?
Does laser hair removal actually work in reducing/killing hair growth & if so does the home remedy tria laser work just as well?
Intense Light: Laser light to remove hair actually is very intense light that shines on hair and travels down the hair shaft to the follicle where the hair is produced. The energy literally burns the follicle and destroys it. The hair may grow back, but if it does, it is usually more fine and lighter in color. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It should: First make sure there is not a medical cause for this excessive hair growth and then arrange to have LHR by an experienced person ...Read more
Laser hair blondes: Only the ELOS system is the ONLY system that MAY help.. ...Read more
I have folliculitis on my neck for years. It is embarrassing. It has never went away with topical medications, will laser hair removal work?
Probably: That sounds like an outstanding idea if you're willing to do it. Nobody really understands back-of-the-neck deep hair infections. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is the usage for over-the-counter numbing creams for home laser hair removal bad? What are the side effects of numbing creams? Can you recommend any?
Not recommended: Topical numbing creams are prescription only. The reason for this is that the numbing agents can be absorbed into the blood stream and cause toxicity and even death. This is more likely to happen when larger areas are treated. It is best to use numbing creams with the guidance of a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the Phillips or babyliss home laser hair removal useful or its just a waste of money and its better to go to a specialist center?
Probably waste: I haven't heard anything good about these systems. Go to a center with laser (not IPL) and ask about a package deal, ask for a discount. Make sure they are trained to use laser and use eye protection. If hair is a real problem and doesn't run in your family or is new for you, get a medical checkup of your hormones. ...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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