About Laser Hair Removal
As one of the most popular elective treatments in the United States, laser hair removal is an effective way to remove unwanted hair on the body and face. This laser treatment typically leaves the skin looking and feeling smoother and produces longer-lasting results when compared to other common methods, such as waxing and shaving. Plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Lee at Nuveau Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics in Houston, TX is proud to offer safe laser hair removal treatments for both men and women in common areas, such as the arms, back, legs, face, armpits, and bikini area. Nuveau Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics uses the Sciton platform to perform laser hair removal. This laser treatment is approved by the FDA and damages the hair to minimize the potential for regrowth. Schedule your consultation to learn more about Sciton laser hair removal.
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Hair removal with Sciton is a safe procedure that is suitable for many individuals. During your consultation, we will go over your concerns, needs, and goals so we can decide if you are a good candidate for the procedure. Ideal candidates for laser hair removal:
- Have unwanted facial or body hair
- Want to stop using other techniques for hair removal (waxing, shaving, bleaching, depilatory creams)
- Have darker hair with lighter skin
- Are in good, overall health
At your procedure, you will be asked to lie in one of our treatment rooms as the needed areas of your skin are washed to eliminate dirt, oil, and creams. During the procedure, a technician will smooth out the skin to create a direct path between the hair follicle root and the laser. The energy from the Sciton laser will focus on and kill the follicle, preventing the hair from growing back. Usually, you will need to get 3 – 5 treatments over 3 – 4 weeks to see your ideal results. Your appointments are spaced out in order to allow the affected areas time to heal. This also allows time for follicles in the dormant phase of growth to cycle into the phase of active growth so they can be treated. The state-of-the-art laser hair removing technology we use at Nuveau Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics targets the hair follicle alone, which preserves the skin and other tissue in the area being treated.
What to Expect
While the treatment is mostly gentle, the treated areas of your skin may look like it has a mild sunburn since lasers are used. After your session, you are able to resume your daily activities, but you need to avoid exercise or lengthy exposure to the sun for at least 24 hours to let the treated areas recover. At home following your appointment, we recommend anti-inflammatory creams or cold packs to minimize any mild discomfort.
Plan Your Procedure
Seek smoother skin
If you're tired of wasting time and energy on shaving, waxing, and plucking, schedule a consultation to learn more information on Sciton laser hair reduction sessions at Nuveau Plastic Surgery and Medical Aesthetics in Houston, TX. Laser hair reduction by our skilled aesthetic team can help you attain smoother skin by effectively treating unwanted hair follicles on the body and face.