Laser Hair Removal (Lumenis LightSheer®, Candela Gentle Pro®) – Katy, Pearland, and Sugar Land, TX

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About Laser Hair Removal

Advanced Dermatology in Katy, League City, Pearland, or Sugar Land, TX offers lasers (Lumenis LightSheer or Candela Gentle Pro) that prevent new hair from growing in treated areas. You can go bare on your legs, back, abdomen, neck, face, bikini, underarms, and even the ears with beams of highly concentrated light into hair follicles. The dark pigment in the follicles absorbs the light, which destroys the hairs after an average of 3 – 7 sessions. If you are curious about laser hair removal and want to see if you are a candidate, contact us. 

Ideal Candidates

Laser hair removal is a gentle procedure that is effective for most individuals. During your consultation, you will go over your needs, concerns, and goals to help determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. For men with chronic shave irritation, hair reduction on the neck and beard area can stop the embarrassment of constant "red bumps" around the shirt collar. For women with darker hair above the lip or along the cheeks and jawline, laser hair removal can effortlessly eliminate this (often inherited facial hair pattern), leaving the skin smooth and stubble-free. Ideal patients for laser hair removal:

  • Have unwanted facial and/or body hair
  • Are tired of other hair removal techniques (shaving, waxing, depilatory creams, bleaching)
  • Have dark hair and light skin
  • Are in good health

Procedure Technique

At your appointment, you will be asked to relax in one of our treatment rooms as the needed areas of your skin are cleaned to remove dirt, oil, and lotions. During laser hair removal, a technician will slightly stretch the skin to provide a direct path between the laser and the hair follicle root. The laser beam will target and kill the hair follicle, preventing it from growing back. On average, you will need 3 – 5 sessions over a period of 3 – 4 weeks to achieve your best results. Your treatments will be spaced out in order to allow the treated areas time to recover. This also allows time for hair follicles that were in the dormant phase of growth to cycle into the active growth phase so they can be treated. The specialized laser hair removing technology we use at Advanced Dermatology is able to target the hair follicle alone, preserving the skin in the treatment area.

What to Expect

While laser hair removal is relatively gentle in nature, your skin may feel like it has a slight sunburn due to the use of lasers. When you leave our office, you will be free to resume your daily activities, but you should refrain from exercise or sun exposure for a period of 24 hours to let the treated areas heal. When you get home after your session, we recommend applying cold packs to alleviate any discomfort.

FInd Out For Yourself

If you're tired of wasting time, energy, and money on plucking, shaving, and waxing, schedule a consultation to learn more about laser hair removal treatments in Katy, League City, Pearland, or Sugar Land, TX. Laser hair removal by Advanced Dermatology can treat unwanted hair follicles on the face and body.

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