Tired of dealing with unwanted hair and the bumps associated with plucking, waxing, or shaving? If so, laser hair removal might be the answer for you. Laser hair removal is a safe way to remove unwanted body hair. Metrolina Medical Associates is proud to offer laser hair removal for our patients in our Rock Hill, South Carolina office, located close to Charlotte, North Carolina. Below are some common questions and answers about laser hair removal.
What parts of the body can be treated with laser hair removal?
Laser hair removal can treat the back, neck, shoulders, face, chest, and bikini area. Most laser treatments are made to work on large areas of the body.
What can you expect during a laser hair removal treatment?
During a laser hair removal treatment, a laser will emit light that will remove the hair from the skin. The laser will also damage the hair follicles, which will prevent future hair growth. Multiple treatments may be needed to remove all the hair in necessary areas. Our Prowave LX technology is equip to achieve the best results for permanent hair removal.
Are there any risks associated with laser hair removal?
Risks can vary depending on the person, but the most common side effects are skin irritation and pigment changes. These side effects are usually temporary and disappear within a few hours. On rare occasions laser hair removal can cause scarring or other changes in skin texture. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions about laser hair removal treatments.