How long after ACL reconstruction (hamstring graft) should I wait before having laser hair removal on my legs? Will it affect the graft at all?

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Estea Laser & Cosmetic Center

Published on Sep 26, 2017

You should wait until your scar is completely healed before starting your first laser hair removal treatment.

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Answered by Estea Laser & Cosmetic Center

You should wait until your scar is completely healed before starting your first laser hair removal treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

Published on Jul 31, 2013

As long as there is no darkening of the skin there shouldn't be a problem doing the laser.

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Answered by Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

As long as there is no darkening of the skin there shouldn't be a problem doing the laser.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Published on Jul 30, 2013

Laser hair removal should be safe at any time but to be sure, consult with the physician who performed the reconstruction. Also, be sure to inform the person that will perform the procedure.

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Laser hair removal should be safe at any time but to be sure, consult with the physician who performed the reconstruction. Also, be sure to inform the person that will perform the procedure.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center

Published on Jul 30, 2013

You want the scar to be a good bit on its way to being healed. I would recommend at least 3 months after surgery.

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Answered by St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center

You want the scar to be a good bit on its way to being healed. I would recommend at least 3 months after surgery.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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