Laser hair removal is a non-invasive cosmetic therapy that makes use of pulses of light to eliminate undesirable face as well as body hair. This treatment is FDA authorized and risk-free when done by a trained medical aesthetician. The treatment works on practically any type of skin type and also hair shade, except blond, white or red. Patients with darker hair as well as complexion, however, might call for unique care because they are more susceptible to hyperpigmentation (discoloration) or burns from laser exposure. Prior to the treatment starts, a dermatologist will do a comprehensive evaluation of your case history and do a physical exam to ensure that you are healthy and balanced enough for laser hair removal. She will additionally ask you about any medications you are taking that might interfere with the treatment or trigger adverse effects to occur. Throughout the treatment, the medical professional or aesthetician will certainly make use of a high-powered laser that emits pulses of light to damage hair roots. This can minimize or eliminate your undesirable hair for months to years. A typical therapy takes in between 10 as well as 60 mins, relying on the location you are dealing with and exactly how thick your hair is. This is a fast, pain-free and also reliable method to get rid of your undesirable hair, so you can concentrate on your daily life. Results show up after the first session, yet it will take several therapies to remove all the hair on your skin. Throughout a couple of weeks, you can see that your hair is thinner and also lighter. Your hair will certainly start to expand back after you have your last therapy. Yet unlike shaving, which just eliminates the top layer of skin, laser hair removal will leave the remainder of your skin untouched and also entirely smooth. The amount of time you will certainly require in between therapies will depend upon your skin as well as hair types, however the majority of patients locate that three to eight sessions are required for permanent hair loss. Afterwards, you may require a touch-up session each year to keep your hair development in check and also keep ideal outcomes. You can arrange your appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Michele Environment-friendly, an extremely knowledgeable cosmetic dermatologist in NYC. She has actually been performing laser hair elimination for over 25 years. To identify which laser is best for your certain hair as well as skin kind, Dr. Michele will certainly do a full clinical evaluation as well as a laboratory evaluation. She will certainly after that review your treatment alternatives and describe the procedure carefully. During the therapy, your medical care will certainly put safety glasses or goggles on your eyes to safeguard them from the laser’s heat. Your physician or aesthetician will certainly likewise wear gloves throughout the treatment and will apply topical anesthetic to your skin prior to it’s exposed to the laser. In the weeks prior to your treatment, you need to avoid any type of tanning beds as well as stay out of the sunlight as long as possible. This will certainly make the treatment extra effective and also stop any damaging adverse effects from occurring.