Laser Hair Removal Treatment
Hair removal or epilation by laser has become very popular after year 2000. Since then many machines has come into the market as the understanding of skin and hair increased.
Laser works by passing a beam of light through the skin and depending on the wavelength different chromatophores are targeted. For hair the foremost chromatophores is melanin which is present in high concentration in the hair follicle and skin. The energy is absorbed by the pigment present in hair root(follicle) and they get destroyed. The whole concept is based on the principle of selective photothermalysis.
Hair removal can be done from any part of the body like Face, chest, Neck, Arms, Axilla, legs and bikini area.
Advantages of Laser Hair Removal
- Ease of use- it is very easy to use and safe for the patient.
- Less time – It is very fast and not at all time consuming.
- Long Lasting Results.
- No side-effects.
For Indian patient, the wavelength required is 1064 nm and between 550 to 900 nm.
Disadvantages of Laser Hair Removal
- Slightly expensive as compared to other treatment.
- Not effective in white or blond hairs.
Which is the best laser?
There are different laser for hair removal. It is very difficult for a person to find out which is best. As we know today that for Indian type skin the best laser is ND-YAG and the company who has introduced is DEKA, ITALY in 1998. The company best laser available for this wavelength is synchro HP platform.
This is the most powerful machine in the market in this wavelength and the the results are astonishing.
It is just not the machine that matter always; it is the operating person who controls the machine. This wavelength is safest and best for Indian skin. The treatment in our clinic is done by the cosmetic surgeon who has experience of more than 7 years.
The other laser is IPL that is good for Indian patient but in fine hairs. In our centre, we have both the laser from the best companies.
Laser facial hair is the most commonly done procedure. As we are doing laser in the face it has to be safe and effective. The procedure is short and perfect lunch time procedure. The laser beam is targeted to the roots and it destroy it protecting the skin.
In our clinic, we have a cooling system that protect your skin. This work along with laser and works very fast and is very much effective.
Body Hair Removal
To do body hair removal you need a very powerful machine and an effective cooling system. You need to cover large area it has to be done fast and without side effects. Different part of the body contain different texture of hair so the machine should be such that it can manipulate accordingly.
With Synchro HP laser you have all the control of wavelength so that it is very effective.
Permanent Hair Removal Method
Permanent hair removal is to be able to rest 12 months after your last hair removal treatment without the need for other hair removal method. You may require one sitting a year. The only other method is electrolysis. The main disadvantage of electrolysis is that it is time consuming and can cause burns in the skin if not done correctly.