Unwanted hair can be aesthetically displeasing and may make you very uncomfortable. Shaving, waxing, and plucking are ways people try to get rid of unwanted hairs. However, these methods are inconvenient because they do not provide a permanent solution to your problem. Dr. Laura Riehm is among the specialists who use Vectus laser in managing unwanted hairs in both men and women.
What is laser hair removal?
Laser hair removal refers to an aesthetic procedure performed by sending highly concentrated light energy to your hair follicles at the site. Thus, destroying the follicles because the pigments in them absorb the light.
Does laser hair removal hurt?
Unlike other painful lasers, the Vectus laser is more comfortable to use since it is purpose-built, which means it was only built for hair removal. Therefore making it more efficient in removing the hairs compared to other devices that multi-task. Hence it can remove hair effectively using low energy settings and fewer treatments than older devices.
The technology of it having a lower energy setting makes it more comfortable and safer than other laser devices. Additionally, a sapphire cooling tip is equipped with the Vectus laser that provides additional comfort. However, it is normal for you to be a bit uncomfortable but should not experience pain. You can easily tolerate the process because it is carried out very quickly. You may also have some temporary redness on the treated skin, which disappears after a few days.
How many treatments do you need for effective hair removal?
You may have up to six laser hair removal sessions to reach the desired outcome. But the number of sessions you will require to remove hair completely depends on your hair’s thickness, density, and color. For instance, thick and dark hair may need more sessions.
After how long do you recover following laser hair removal?
You can get back to your daily chores after receiving laser hair treatment if you strictly follow some instructions. First, you must avoid sweating or increasing your body temperatures, and working out during the day. You are also recommended to apply sunscreen on the treated areas that might get exposed to the sun because your skin is temporarily sensitive to sunlight. But it is only temporary and may last for approximately 1-3 days.
What are some benefits of hair removal with Vectus laser?
To begin with, it is fast. Vectus laser also works at a high volume, and its technology is safe and effective on all skin types. It also has the largest spot size, thus treating expansive areas like your back without consuming a lot of time because each pulse is used in treating multiple follicles. Vectus laser also does not affect the surrounding skin while targeting the hair on the site.
What areas are treated with laser hair removal?
Areas with unwanted hair can be treated with the Vectus laser, including the: arms, face, legs, scalp, chest, and back. Vectus laser can also treat small areas like the lip the way it does to large areas like the chest.
Suppose you are interested in learning more about laser hair removal to remove unwanted hairs contact or call skin deep laser MD today.