What to Expect During a Laser Hair Removal Treatment
Located in Raleigh, North Carolina
and serving patients nationwide
Prior to your first treatment, you will have a consultation. During the consultation, we will determine your skin type, review any medications
you have been taking and get a general health history.
If you are on medications that could create photosensitivity, or if there is an issue in your medical history that could result in a less than ideal laser hair removal treatment, we will either perform a test spot, or inform you that laser hair removal may not be safe or effective at this time.
Following the consultation, if we determine you are a good laser hair removal candidate, we will proceed with treatment starting with a test spot. This spot typically is inside the arm. While we wait a few minutes to see what effect the test spot has on your skin, we will ask you to specifically let us know what hair you want removed. We can even offer you a new white eyeliner pencil so you can draw where you would like the laser hair removal to start and end.
Excessive sun exposure either before or after laser treatments are not advised and we will not perform LHR on individuals who have had or will have excessive sun exposure immediately before or immediately after laser treatments. Individuals who go to tanning beds are never good candidates for laser hair removal as this concentrated form of UVA light is considered by many to be far more dangerous than traditional
Each person receiving a laser hair removal treatment will be wearing protective eyewear. You will still be able to see a flash of light, but your eyes will be completely covered. The laser technicians wear a type of eyewear, as well.
During the treatment, all areas of the body that will not be lasered will be covered with clothing. Only the areas to receive laser treatment will be exposed. Much like massage, we use modesty towels to cover any area adjacent to the area being treated. We are always mindful of your comfort and your peace of mind. There won’t be any surprises as we will let you know ahead of time what to expect.
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