Laser hair removal surgery

Laser hair removal

Among the hair removal treatments previously practiced, laser hair removal has a greater popularity among women and men now. And for good reason, it is a permanent solution to the hair problem. Moreover, it allows to treat larger areas, as laser hair removal is less painful than electric hair removal in this case. Men seek laser hair removal to get rid of hair in different zones such as the torso, back, beard, forearms, legs, abdomen or genital.

What is laser hair removal technique

The word LASER stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. It destroys the hair pigment which is the melanin with a very precise wavelength. The laser is an invisible light beam that passes through the skin, without causing harm to it, and is then absorbed by the pigments of the hair follicle. Thence, the laser light is transformed into heat that damages the hair an destroys it definitively without affecting the skin. Thus, this technique must imperatively be performed by a dermatologist because it can cause burns.

Laser hair removal price

The price of a Laser hair removal in Tunisia coupled with a week of recovery or vacation in a 5 stars hotel is at least % cheaper than the sole procedure in Europe and for the same medical quality.

How is laser hair removal performed

Once the patient is lying, the doctor applies a special gel a little cold on the moment, before performing flash light on the area to be treated for 5 to 15 minutes in order to eliminate the hair and the cell responsible for hair reproduction. During the laser removal session, the patient feels some tingling and a warm feeling, but these are usually bearable. As soon as the session is over, the doctor wipes the area to remove the remaining gel, and then applies a soothing and nourishing cream. However, it is necessary to space 6 to 8 weeks between each session for the same zone.

Laser Hair removal results and advices

It is advised to multiply sessions to eliminate the hairs definitely. Yet the only possibility of re-growth is related to hair bulbs that have escaped laser removal; this may require another sessions. Laser hair removal results in a reduction in hairiness of over 80%. Only facial hair removal requires multiple sessions for best results. A booster session must be done every 1 year to ensure long lasting results.

Laser hair removal presents only low risks; its side effects are harmless. The main laser hair removal’s side effect is a burn that can lead to skin depigmentation. So, to avoid this superficial burn, it is advised to avoid getting laser hair removal sessions when the skin is tanned. Otherwise, the consequences of a laser hair removal are characterized by a small skin color or a simple inflammation. Also, it is essential not to expose the treated areas to UV light after this procedure in order to avoid hyper pigmentation.

Laser hair removal is a fast technique and treats several areas such as underarm, legs, bikini line, chin, and other different body parts.

The permanent laser hair removal treatment has found success in the community of aesthetic doctors for its long-term efficacy and safety, which has been recognized as a branch of aesthetic medicine.