Laser Hair Removal
Unwanted hair can be easily removed with a pain-free laser procedure which uses Intense Pulsed Light (IPL).
The targeted beams of light heat and destroy hair follicles to disrupts growth. The procedure is effective on the face, legs, arms, underarms and bikini line without damaging the skin
A cooling gel is applied to the area of skin to be treated and the hand held laser is guided to the precise point before a beam is directed at the skin. Each session lasts from 15 minutes to an hour depending on the size of area being treated.
It is most effective for people who have light skin and dark hair because the laser targets the pigment melanin in the hair. Advances in treatment have allowed for laser hair removal to be an option for more people with darker skin.
The procedure inhibits hair growth and can provide an extended hair-free period but periodic treatments may be needed.
Treatments can be easily tailored to individual patients
Laser hair removal is offered at a range of clinics but it is advisable to see a recognised dermatologist and visit a hospital that has experience and can perform the procedure in a clean, safe environment.