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Brooklyn doctor explains the benefits of getting rid of unwanted hair with laser hair removal

There’s a way to get rid of unwanted hair that doesn’t include the never-ending sequence of shaving, tweezing or waxing. Laser hair removal from the Khrom Dermatology & Aesthetics in Brooklyn, NY has become a popular choice among both male and female patients to eliminate unwanted hair on almost any area of the body. Following ja series of sessions, you can enjoy smooth, hair-free skin, and reclaim all that time you spent grooming. To learn more about if you are a candidate for laser hair removal, call our Brooklyn, NY office at 718-615-4002.

Get rid of unwanted hair with laser hair removal Brooklyn area

About Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is an effective way for individuals in Brooklyn to get rid of unwanted hair. Once the sessions are complete, many patients enjoy permanent hair reduction with little need for touch up treatments.

Laser hair removal works by sending pulses of light to the skin to get rid of hair. The light is absorbed by the melanin in the skin where it turns into heat. The heat destroys the hair follicle to prevent it from producing more hair, while leaving nearby skin and tissue untouched. At Khrom Dermatology & Aesthetics, we use the Splendor X, the fastest and most comfortable laser hair removal system available.

Laser hair removal is appropriate for use on nearly any area of the body. Some of the most common areas for women are the: legs, arms, chin, bikini area, and face. Men often seek treatment for the chest or back, back, and hairline shaping.

What to expect with laser hair removal

The Splendor X laser hair removal procedure involves using a small handpiece that blows cold air at the same time as the laser fires. for maximum comfort. The laser is square shaped to eliminate an overlap or hot spots for uniform coverage. The adjustable wavelengths of Splendor X allow the treatment to be customized for the requirements of the individual patient.

We always place 100% protective Goggles over the eyes to protect them from the laser light. Following a proper protocol, most patients will see all of the targeted hair eliminated after 6 sessions, scheduled 4-6 weeks apart. It’s important to remember that every individual is different, so some patients may benefit from additional treatments or touch up sessions down the line. 

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Candidates for laser hair removal

Individuals with dark hair and lighter skin are the best candidates for laser hair removal. This is because laser hair removal works by the light waves being absorbed into the melanin in the hair follicles. Individuals with light hair may not see satisfactory results.

Contrast between the skin and hair color is also important for successful treatment. Individuals with dark hair and skin may not have the contrast necessary for proper absorption of the light waves. If you are wondering if laser hair removal will work for your skin and hair type, call Khrom Dermatology & Aesthetics and schedule a consultation. During this appointment, our team will be able to let you know If you are a candidate for laser hair removal. Due to the lack of contrast, individuals with darker skin types or lighter hair color often require additional sessions for best results. 

What to expect before and after treatment

What to expect before and after treatment

Prior to laser hair removal, it’s important to avoid waxing or plucking hairs for at least four weeks (preferably six weeks). There must be hair follicles present for the treatment to work as intended. You may still shave and should plan on doing so 24-48 hours before your session. It’s important to avoid tanning in the sun or indoors for at least six weeks before treatment.

After treatment, you may notice some redness or bumps in the treated area. You can use an ice pack on the area if you are feeling any discomfort. There is little to no downtime with laser hair removal, so feel free to resume your regular daily activities following treatment. It is recommended to avoid sun exposure for four to six weeks after a laser hair removal session.

Get rid of unwanted hair today. Call Khrom Dermatology & Aesthetics about laser hair removal

Whether you are embarrassed by unwanted or excessive hair, or simply want to cut down on the time you spend with daily hair removal, book an appointment today by calling 718-615-4002 and learn more about the benefits of laser hair removal in Brooklyn.

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