Everything to know about Laser Hair Removal on the Face

Everything to know about Laser Hair Removal on the Face

Everything to know about Laser Hair Removal on the Face

Hair on the face ruining your special moments? Not anymore!

Laser Hair removal is a process/treatment where lasers are used to eliminate unwanted hair from the face.

The procedure can be availed on other body parts such as the bikini area, legs, arm pits. On the face, it’s primarily chin, around mouth and cheeks.

Dr. Vidushi Singal- the best dermatologist in Punjab clears the myth regarding the use of laser hair removal treatment only suitable for lighter skin and dark hair.

She further adds that the latest technology and advancement in medical science has made it possible for people with every skin tone to undergo laser surgery to get rid of those pesky hair.

How many sessions are required?

The patients would need to undergo 4 – 6 sessions that are spaced around a month apart for the complete and permanent removal of hair on the face. Exceptions are always there.

Consulting a dermatologist near you would help you exactly understand the situation and devise the best possible treatment for you.

Face hair removal by lasers may not be covered under medical insurance plans as it is an elective cosmetic procedure.

How does the treatment works?

Dr. Vidushi Singal- the well-known specialist in Laser Hair Removal in Ludhiana/ Moga/ Mullanpur shares that a beam of light through laser would be targeted into the hair follicle.

This light is absorbed by the melanin pigment present in the skin and gets converted into heat. This heat eventually damages the hair follicle. 

The hair will vaporize. Continuous sessions for laser treatment are required to ensure hair does not grow back.

Laser hair removal treatment is perfectly suited in case you have in-grown hair.

At first, it may look like an expensive option but if you compare it with the amount spent on waxing, shaving etc, it would be worth the money spent in the longer run.   

What is the procedure for laser hair removal for face?

Dr. Vidushi explains the procedure for laser hair removal for face in an easy manner.

  • The face is cleansed and a numbing gel is applied to the affected area or where the treatment is expected.
  • The patient will be given goggles to cover the eyes and the head hair will be tied properly.
  • The beam of light or the laser is now targeted at a specific area. It feels likes a sunburn and the patient may smell the scent of the burnt hair.  

The entire procedure can easily be completed in 10-15 minutes.

Which areas on face can be targeted for laser hair removal?

Dr. Vidushi Singal- the certified professional for Laser Hair Removal in Malerkotla advises that laser hair removal is safe and the treatment can be availed for any body part.

She further adds that pregnant women must not undergo laser treatment as it may have some vulnerable impact on the mother as well as the baby.

The treatment can be done for any part of the face including upper lips, temples, forehead, chin and cheeks.

Any risks or side effects?

If done by a certified dermatologist or cosmetologist, the possible reasons for side effects are ruled out.

The complications are rare. There might be certain temporary reddishness, swelling or skin irritation that may subside within a few days.

Prepping the skin for laser hair removal on face

Dr. Vidushi Singal- the best dermatologist in Punjab shares some general guidelines to prepare your face before undergoing laser treatment. 

  • Don’t use any chemicals or peels that may irritate your skin.
  • On the treatment day, arrive with a cleaned face without makeup.
  • Don’t take any anti-inflammatory drugs or aspirin, as these may complicate the treatment.
  •  The appointment needs to be rescheduled if you are suffering from cold or are having an open cut on the face.

Expectations for face hair removal treatment

After the treatment, you can immediately resume your normal activities. But the only thing that needs to be taken care of is that you must not step out in the sun or otherwise without a sunscreen.

It will take around 2-3 weeks to give you visible results and full sessions to see a big difference.

Orthoderma Clinic– one of the top-rated dermatology clinics in Ludhiana, brings to you the most advanced and completely non-invasive face hair removal treatment that makes you look young, glowing and radiant. Book your appointment today with Dr. Vidushi and say hello to beautiful skin!

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