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Hair Removal

Hair covers our entire body but grows thicker in certain areas. Now there are ways to permanently remove unwanted hair painlessly, making it one of the most common procedures in aesthetics today. Whether it is the peach fuzz on your face or darker hairs on other parts of your body, we can help.

The energy from our Sciton Intense Pulse Light procedure is selectively absorbed by the melanin in hair follicles and is converted to heat, which diffuses and injures their stem cells, leading to hair loss. Effective hair reduction can only be achieved during the active growth phase. Hair reduction is considered permanent when a significant amount of hair does not return for a period of time longer than the complete growth cycle. After a series of treatments, most hair is permanently removed. However, if hair does regrow, it will be finer and lighter than before. This treatment can significantly improve your overall skin health, especially if you are one who gets ingrown hairs that constantly get infected. Your appearance and confidence will be restored when you do not have large red cysts on your face from folliculitis. If you hate plucking, tweezing, or shaving, this procedure is one you will have wished you had done years ago.

hair-removal-2*One Patient’s Experience/Individual Results May Vary.

hair-removal*One Patient’s Experience/Individual Results May Vary.

Laser Hair Removal FAQ

Does hair removal hurt?

We can adjust the settings of the machine, so the discomfort is minimal. In general, it feels like a rubber band snap.

How long does a hair removal appointment take?

An appointment requires less than 1 hour

Is there any recovery time after hair removal?

There is no recovery time needed. You may be slightly pink for an hour or so, but that subsides quickly.

How many treatments are needed?

We recommend a series of 3 to 8 treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart, depending on the area being treated.

How long will my results last?

The results are permanent once the hair is gone and you do maintenance treatments.

Is maintenance recommended?

We recommend one treatment every 6-12 months for maintenance.

Are there any other instructions?

Click here for our Hair Removal post care instructions.

Where can I find more information?

Visit the following link for more information: www.sciton.com/treatments/hairreduction.html

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- Tianna Tsitsis, MD

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