Removing hair the traditional way i.e. waxing, shaving, or tweezing, can be time consuming and painful, but laser hair removal is fast and efficient. Because laser hair removal has become so popular, many physicians in Chicago are now including it in their practices. Laser hair removal is long lasting, the pain is minimal, and side effects are few.
Why laser hair removal
Lasers have taken the trouble out of hair removal, as they can be used on all parts of the body, as well as on varying skin tones, and hair types. Most lasers are fast, convenient, and the more advanced models are virtually painless.This has come as a welcome relief to those men and women, who previously had to endure hours of painful hair removal.
State-of-the-art lasers remove hair from different skin types, even tanned skin.The effects are permanent in some cases, and patients relish the fact that it eliminates the need for frequent manual maintenance. Lasers can be safely used to remove unwanted hair on areas such as the arms and legs, chest, underarms, and face.
How laser hair removal works
The laser energy targets the root of the hair follicle. As the heat is absorbed, it disables the hair follicle, and this prevents new hair from growing in the future. It generally takes between 5-7 sessions to achieve beautifully clear skin, as hair can only be removed when it in the active growth phase.
Advanced laser technology ensures patient comfort by offering laser hair removal solutions that are very tolerable, as there is minimal discomfort. Doctors in Chicago utilize lasers with In-Motion technology. This is a very innovative cooling system. It works by gradually cools the skin, so that the surface temperature does not rise to uncomfortable levels.