bearded man sitting in laser safety goggles in spa salon Men and women spend hours throughout their lifetime shaving, plucking, and waxing away unwanted body hair. It can appear almost anywhere, and unwanted hair can also be embarrassing. Whether it’s back hair, you want a smooth chest, or you are tired of shaving your legs, laser hair removal can give you smooth, hair-free skin.

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Providence Plastic Surgery and Skin Center in Charlotte, NC is a treatment using specific wavelengths of light energy to prevent hair follicles from regrowing. It can eliminate the need for daily shaving, and some clients never worry about hair regrowth again.

The procedure uses carefully controlled concentrated laser light beams. Don’t worry, the laser will not burn your skin. It only affects the hair follicle. The laser specifically targets the melanin in your hair and not your skin. You may require more than one laser hair removal treatment to permanently stop hair regrowth.

Since laser hair removal is a non-invasive procedure, it doesn’t require any downtime. It’s an outpatient procedure without any major side effects. You may experience some redness and tingling at the treatment site, but it’s rarely more uncomfortable than a mild sunburn. A cold pack applied to the treated site is usually enough to eliminate any discomfort.

Are There Risks Associated with Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is a safe procedure when it is performed by a professional at Providence Plastic Surgery and Skin Center Charlotte.

The handheld laser device also comes with built-in safety features that prevent heat from being concentrated in one area. The laser will not burn the epidermis, but individuals with sensitive skin should inquire about potential blisters and hyperpigmentation.

Contact Providence Plastic Surgery and Skin Center for a Consultation

Adults looking to shorten their grooming process by permanently removing unwanted body hair are good candidates for laser hair removal. The procedure is non-invasive, safe, and effective. After a few treatments, you should be able to throw your razors away.

Contact Providence Plastic Surgery and Skin Care online or call 704-771-1747 to schedule your consultation.

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