Laser Hair Removal Ohio

The latest in hair removal techniques is laser. The use of laser to remove hair is now widely available in Ohio. Laser is faster and produces more long term hair removal than shaving waxing or the use of depilatory agents.

However, laser treatment is not permanent. It may remove hair anywhere from a few months to a year at most.

The major benefits of laser are that is it fast and can remove hair from a large area. But it is an expensive undertaking.

The laser removal of hair is done as an outpatient and can be accomplished in a matter of minutes for some areas.

The laser works by firing a beam of light of certain intensity at the hair follicle. The energy is absorbed by the hair follicle and the heat generated eventually destroys the follicle. In 1-2 weeks, the destroyed hairs fall off.

Individuals who plan to get hair removal by laser should not undergo tanning for at least 6 weeks prior to the procedure. The dark tan interferes with the hairs from selectively absorbing the laser energy and the results are poor.

In Ohio, most laser health care professionals can remove hair from the

- upper arm

- legs

- back

- chin

- lips

- cheeks

- pubis

- underarm

Except for the eyes and surrounding area, lasers can be used to remove hair from most parts of the body. In women, lasers are frequently used to remove hair from the chin and around the lips. Men prefer hair removal with laser from the cheeks and back.

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