What you need to know about laser hair removal

man in laser safety goggles in spa salon Laser hair removal is a cosmetic procedure that uses a laser to remove unwanted hair. It can be used for thinning hair in a particular area or completely removing it. If you reside in the Williamsville, NY area and are tired of plucking, waxing, and shaving away unwanted hair, it may be time to ask Dr. Jack Bertolino of Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics about undergoing laser hair removal.

What you need to know about laser hair removal

Below are just a few things you need to know when considering laser hair removal for yourself:

  • It is most effective on people with light skin and dark hair.
  • Lasers can be used to remove hair from any part of the body, including the face, legs, arms, underarms, and bikini area.
  • The number of treatments you need depends on your skin type, the color and thickness of your hair, and the location of the treatment.
  • Laser hair removal is not permanent, but it usually lasts for several years.

Why might I consider laser hair removal?

There are many reasons why someone might want to have laser hair removal. For some people, it is simply a matter of aesthetics. They may feel that they will look better without excess body hair. For others, laser hair removal may be a way to ease the discomfort and embarrassment of excess body hair. Still, others may choose laser hair removal as a way to avoid the pain and irritation that can come with other methods of hair removal, such as waxing or shaving.

Learn more about laser hair removal services at Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

No matter your reason for considering laser hair removal, it is important to consult with a medical professional to ensure that it is the right choice for you. Dr. Jack Bertolino of Williamsville, NY, is a plastic surgeon with years of experience performing surgical and laser hair removal procedures. He will work with you to determine if laser hair removal is right for you and, if so, create a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs. Call 716-633-6100 to request a consultation visit at the office to find out more about this treatment.

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