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Doctor insights on: Laser Hair Removal Upper Lip

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Dr. Robert Strimling
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Hair Removal (Definition)

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


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How to get rid of black dots on upper lip after shaving? Is laser hair removal the only way?

How to get rid of black dots on upper lip after shaving? Is laser hair removal the only way?

Hair removal by lase: Laser hair reduction is one way to remove excessive hair in an area of skin. It does not entirely remove all hair follicles. Is best that you see a dermatologist and discuss this issue with the specialist. ...Read more

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Does home laser hair removal work?

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 more

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How bad does laser hair removal hurt?

How bad does laser hair removal hurt?

Like rubberband snap: Laser hair removal should not hurt beyond sensation like rubberband snap. If you are having pain you are most likely being treated with wrong type of laser. Only yag laser will actually kill hair follicles and with the proper treatment under the direction of a doctor, not at a day spa, your treatment should be basically painless. ...Read more

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What amount does laser hair removal cost?

What amount does laser hair removal cost?

Varies: the cost varies from experience of practitioner and the quality of their lasers. Large areas more than small 9 chest ve face) Figure legs would be about $2000 for the package of 7 the back may be more. ...Read more

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Where can I get a laser hair removal treatement?

In PA : It should not be difficult unless you are in a very remote section of PA, I would look up some dermatologists in your area and ask. ...Read more

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Do you need to be certain age to do laser hair removal?

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 more

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How much does laser hair removal cost? Does it depend on how hairy you are?

How much does laser hair removal cost? Does it depend on how hairy you are?

Laser Hair Reduction: The cost of laser hair reduction will vary depending on the area you live. In general how much you will pay is a function of the size of the are you wish to treat and not how much hair there is. A lot of practices offer package prices for a series of treatments. While cost is a consideration, focus more on the type of laser being used as it relates to your skin and hair color. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Laser Hair Removal (Definition)

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


Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more