Medical Services

Laser hair removal

Unwanted Hair?  For many people this can be a nightmare.   With Laser Hair Removal you can lose that unsightly hair and never worry about it again.  We have two types of laser technology for hair removal leading to more complete eradication of hair.

How does a laser remove my hair?

The laser selectively targets hair follicles and heats them with infrared energy.  Our ClearScan Laser employs a unique computer guided scanning system ensuring your skin is rapidly and evenly treated. The computer sets the parameters and places the beam in an optimum pattern for your skin to ensure a safe, fast, effective and gentle treatment.

What if I have dark skin?

All skin types can be treated.  From very fair and always burns to dark skin, dark eyes, dark hair that never burns.  This is the treatment of choice for active individuals.

What are the benefits of laser hair removal?

  • It can result in the permanent removal of unwanted hair.
  • No more razor cuts or burns due to shaving.
  • This is relatively painless, no more waxing or electrolysis.
  • This procedure can be done on almost any area of the body hair free skin is desired.

How many treatments will I need?

You may need to be treated from 3 to 5 times at intervals of 10 to 12 weeks.  There are three phases of hair growth - anagen, catagen, and telogen.  Only hairs in the active growth phase, anagen can be successfully treated.

What happens after my treatment?

Some redness and slight swelling may be present in the area that has been treated; however, this should subside within a few hours.  Use at least a SPF 15 sunscreen when outdoors for a minimum of 48 hours.