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Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is known as the process of removing hair by exposing it to laser light pulses that destroy the hair follicle. It had been tested for about two decades before becoming commercially available in 1995 and 1996.

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Laser hair removal is known as the process of removing hair by exposing it to laser light pulses that destroy the hair follicle. It had been tested for about two decades before becoming commercially available in 1995 and 1996.

Waxing Vs. Laser-Hair-Removal

To make it simple for you to decide what would be a better option for you, we have listed a comparison between waxing and Laser-Hair-Removal below:

  • It is the most effective method for removing unwanted hair.
  • It is a long-term solution that is much less painful than waxing.
  • If you are getting prone to ingrown hairs, this is the only method to use because it completely destroys the hair follicle.

Who Performs Laser-Hair-Removal?

A qualified dermatologist performs Laser-Hair-Removal. A dermatologist who performs Laser-Hair-Removal may sometimes be referred to as Laser-Hair-Removal Specialists.

Types of Laser-Hair-Removal

There are three main types of Laser-Hair-Removal. They are as follows:

  • Alexandrite Laser Hair Removal
  • Diode Laser Hair Removal
  • Ruby Laser Hair Removal
  • Nd and LP Nd: YAG
  • IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)

Preparations Before Laser-Hair-Removal

Your doctor will advise you that to make preparations according to your condition. However, some of the common steps before Laser-Hair-Removal is performed are:

  • Avoid tanners at all costs.
  • If your skin has become tanned, wait at least 4 weeks before getting laser treatment.
  • Before undergoing the treatment of laser hair removal, avoid waxing or plucking.
  • Don't bleach your hair.
  • Before your treatment, make sure the treatment area is clean.

Side Effects of Laser Hair Removal on Face

Irritation and redness

Laser hair removal can cause temporary irritation. There may also be some redness and swelling in the treated area. Nonetheless, these effects are minor. They are frequently the same as the effects of other types of hair removal, such as waxing.

Changes in pigmentation

You may notice that your skin is slightly darker or lighter after laser treatment. If you have fair skin, you are more likely to develop darker spots as a result of laser hair removal. People with dark skin, on the other hand, may have lighter spots as a result of the procedure. These changes, like skin irritation, are usually transient and not cause for concern.

How Long Does Laser-Hair-Removal Take?

Laser-Hair-Removal takes typically 15-30 minutes or less.

Risks Associated with Facial Laser-Hair-Removal?

  • Skin irritation is one of the most common side effects of laser hair removal.
  • Following laser hair removal, there may be some temporary discomfort, redness, and swelling. Any signs and symptoms that usually go away after a few hours.
  • Pigment morphs. Laser hair removal might darken or lighten the affected skin.

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Laser Hair Removal Benefits

Laser hair removal is the most effective method for removing unwanted hair from the face, leg, arm, underarm and other areas. There are many benefits for this procedure some of which are as follows:

  • Lasers can target dark, coarse hairs while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged.

  • Each pulse of the laser just takes a fraction of a second and can treat many hairs at the same time. Laser treats small areas such as the upper lip in less than a minute, and large areas, such as the back or legs, in an hour.

  • Most patients have permanent hair loss after an average of three to seven sessions of laser hair removal.

  • There are only a few minor side effects of laser hair removal which also tend not to last more than a few days.

  • Laser hair removal is a seamless and painless procedure as compared to other methods such as waxing.

Laser hair removal is considered as a very successful method of hair reduction. It is used by thousands of people to remove and slow unwanted hair growth.

Consult with the best dermatologists in Pakistan through Marham and discuss the benefits and risks of laser hair removal to determine what's best for you. List of best dermatologists who do laser hair removal in Pakistan is given below.

Laser Hair Removal Recovery

After laser hair removal, you might notice redness and swell for the first few hours. Following are some useful tips for you to follow for a quick laser hair removal recovery: 

  • To reduce any sort of discomfort, apply ice to the treated area.

  • In case of a skin reaction immediately after laser hair removal, your doctor may apply a steroid cream to the affected area.

  • Avoid sun exposure after the treatment.

  • Wear sunscreen to help prevent temporary changes in the color of the treated skin.

Laser hair removal results vary significantly and are difficult to predict. Most people experience hair removal that lasts several months but in some cases, it might last even for years, Thus, you might need maintenance laser treatments for long-term hair reduction.

Laser Hair Removal Cost In Pakistan

Laser hair removal cost in Pakistan ranges from PKR 4000 to PKR 10,000. It varies depending upon various factors such as size of the area being treated and time required for treatment, number of treatments required, doctor who is doing the procedure and hospital/equipment expenditure.

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Yes Laser Hair Removal surgery available in Pakistan?

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Laser hair removal takes far less time compared to other procedure and is also a painless procedure. Thus, it’s definitely worth it.

Laser hair removal gives permanent results if the hair follicles are destroyed completely. People, however, usually see hair regrowth within a few months and if this happens, they can opt for more laser treatments.

If you're looking for a painless and time-saving solution to getting rid of unwanted hair on your face or body, laser hair removal can be the best option for you to consider.

For laser treatment to be effective, the hair must be shaved so it is easier to find the follicles.

The best candidates who should go for laser hair treatment are those with pale skin and dark hair. Laser hair removal works very efficiently for them.

Laser hair removal can cause slight discomfort and feel like tiny pin pricks. However, it definitely is less painful than waxing.

Laser hair removal does produce radiation, but the radiation is not harmful enough to cause cancer. So far, there has been no research that proves that laser hair removal causes cancer.

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