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Safe & Effective Permanent Hair Reduction Treatments
The demand for laser hair removal in West Palm Beach (and throughout the country) is at an all-time high, considering that traditional hair removal via electrolysis or waxing is painful and expensive. For women seeking long-lasting solutions to hair on the face or body, laser hair removal is the perfect alternative.
Light-based hair removal permanently reduces unwanted facial and body hair, in fewer treatments and with more comfort than is possible with traditional procedures. It involves no down time, enabling patients to resume their regular activities immediately after treatment. Best of all, this non-invasive, effective approach yields permanent hair reduction and long-term hair removal anywhere on the face or body. Our office has two of the most advanced lasers FDA cleared laser technology for permanent hair reduction, safely and effectively treating all ethnic origins and skin types including dark skin. It does not however work on grey or white hair. If you are looking into laser hair removal in West Palm Beach, call Palm Beach Medical to learn more about our treatment options!
Laser Hair Removal in West Palm Beach | Treatments That Really Work!
The laser emits a beam of light that passes harmlessly through the skin and is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair follicle and hair shaft while the hair is in the anagen or active phase of growth. As the laser light is converted into heat, it causes thermal damage to the follicle which disables it and makes it unable to produce new hair. The laser does so without harming the surrounding tissue and hair re-growth is impeded in the damaged follicle.
Average treatment series
Only 30% or less of your hair may be in the active phase at any one time depending on the body area. Thus, a series of treatments will be required to achieve the long-term improvement you desire. These treatments are spaced approximately 4-8 weeks apart, based on hair growth cycles. Our extensive experience tells us that you can expect to need from 4-7 treatments (4-5 is average) to each treatment area for long lasting optimal results
Typical treatment sessions
Sessions for small areas such as upper lip and underarms take only a few minutes while larger areas such as legs may take up to an hour for each treatment. We ask that clients shave the night before or day of their appointment. It's imperative that there is no plucking, waxing or tweezing within three weeks of your appointment. The reasoning for this is because waxing, tweezing and plucking remove the hair follicle so the laser treatment will not work properly.
How permanent is Hair Removal?
The average patient in clinical studies sees a 48% reduction in hair growth after three treatments and up to an 80% lasting reduction after six treatments (results vary). After you have completed a series of four to six treatments, any remaining hair will usually be finer and lighter in color. Most patients require one or two touch-up treatments per year to keep the hair removal permanent.
Interested in laser hair removal in West Palm Beach, Florida? Call us now at 561.969.3232!