Laser Hair Removal

There are many reasons why people opt for hair removal treatments. Unwanted hair can be unsightly in both men and women, damaging self-esteem and confidence. Others merely prefer a no-hair look. Laser hair removal is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures available.

Request more information about laser hair removal treatments today! Call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is a broad term applied to many different treatments. Made by a variety of manufacturers, laser hair treatments are designed to remove unwanted hair from the body. The uses depend on the treatment being used, but generally, laser hair removal is used on the:

Some methods of laser hair removal target only thick and dark hair, while others may work on hair of any type. Laser hair removal is an aesthetic treatment, meaning it is not used to treat any serious medical issues.

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

The exact method of laser hair removal will vary depending on the device being used. Generally, however, this is the process for laser hair treatment:

The amount pain typically associated with a laser hair removal treatment is minimal. Many associate it with mild sunburn. After the treatment, some degree of redness and irritation is to be expected and will subside in time.

After treatment, sunscreen and mild anti-inflammatory medications are typically recommended to protect the skin and bring down redness. The cost of laser hair removal will vary depending on the individual treatment and the area being targeted. Larger areas are typically more expensive, in some cases multiple treatment sessions will be necessary.

Request Hair Removal Information Today

Laser hair removal may be your answer to the smooth, silky skin you have always wanted. Request a laser hair removal consultation today: call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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