Laser Hair Removal
Laser Hair Removal at Elixir
Laser Hair Removal at home for Men and Women The Laser Hair Remover works by sending a laser beam to the hair follicle with enough energy to destroy.
Laser hair removal is an expensive procedure,Elixir is the only one which might determine the over all out come of your hair removal treatment. The extensive popularity and advertising campaigns in favor of various beauty centers have not helped the consumers at all. It has helped us to find a physician easily but on the other hand the choice of a hair removal clinic has become more difficult than ever.
Mechanism of action
The primary principle behind laser hair removal is selective photothermolysis (SPTL). Lasers can cause localized damage by selectively heating dark target matter, (melanin), in the area that causes hair growth, (the follicle), while not heating the rest of the skin. Light is absorbed by dark objects, so laser energy can be absorbed by dark material in the skin (but with much more speed and intensity). This dark target matter, or chromophore, can be naturally-occurring or artificially introduced.
Laser Hair Removal / Reduction
Excess body hair can be unsightly, difficult or inconvenient to remove and grows back quickly. In extreme cases, it can be devastating to your self-esteem. There are many methods to remove unwanted hair, none are permanent but laser hair reduction is the most effective treatment available. Laser hair reduction is the only clinically proven treatment for the reduction of unwanted facial and body hair gently, quickly and effectively with long-lasting results. We can help you effectively remove unwanted hair using the most up to date technology enabling you to wear the clothes you wish or simply have more confidence with smooth hair free skin. The most common areas for laser hair reduction treatments in women are the face, neck, bikini line, underarms, nipples, tummy line, arms and legs. We also specialize in hair reduction treatments for men. The most common areas in men are the face, neck, ears, back and chest.
As the laser is passed over the area being treated, the hair are destroyed, reducing further growth and leaving a silky smooth feel even on sensitive skin. It is necessary to have a course of treatments to achieve the desired end result.
How many sessions?
Depends on the area being treated, density and texture of hair and the skin type. These treatments are tailored to your needs.
How does laser hair reduction work?
The laser works by a principle called Selective Photothermolysis. The laser is pulsed (turned on) for a millisecond emitting a beam of light on to the skin. The light energy passes harmlessly through the skin, but is absorbed by the pigment in the hair follicle and hair shaft. By absorbing this laser energy, the hair follicles are disabled, impairing their ability to grow. Hair does not actively grow at the same time, and has three stages during the growth cycle. The hair follicles in the first stage of growth are the darkest and absorb the most energy. A patented Chill Tip cooling hand piece protects the outer layer of skin, and has a mild anesthetic property allowing areas to be treated as painlessly as possible.
Does the laser treatment hurt?
Most clients describe it as a little uncomfortable, similar to a rubber band being snapped on the skin. Because some areas of the body are more sensitive, you may want to use a topical anesthetic. Applying this anesthetic prior to treatment will lessen any discomfort.
How long is the treatment?
Treatment time can vary based on the area. The upper lip takes only a few seconds while the back or legs can take up to few minutes. Results vary based on skin tone, hair follicles, and growth stage. Multiple treatments may be necessary to achieve desired results. Post-treatment effects also vary depending on individual circumstances and stage of treatment.
How many treatments does it take?
The laser works by disabling hair in the active growth stage (anagen) at the time of treatment. Because not all hair is in this stage during treatment, additional treatments will be necessary to disable all the hair follicles in the treated area. Treatments are usually given at intervals of 4-6 weeks, or when new hair growth is noticed.
What happens to the skin after treatment?
The area may become pink or red with a bit of swelling but that subsides within a couple of hours.
What should be done after treatment?
Following treatment, you can return to your normal activities. Avoid: Retin-A, alphahydroxy acids, glycolic acids, and astringents. You may clean the area using mild soap and water. You should avoid tanning and use a sunscreen on any treated areas exposed to the sun.
What should be expected?
Around 3-10 days after treatment, hair will begin to surface. Most of this hair were treated and are "falling out." It is not regrowth. The hair follicles need to purge the hair that remained under the skin. PLease refrain from waxing, plucking and bleaching between treatments. (Shaving is ok).
Dose a long pulse Nd Yag work on all skin types?
Yes, it can be used on all skin types. However because it is an Nd Yag laser rather than an IPL device, it is ideal for individual with darker or tanned skin. We can provide effective results in fewer treatments more safely. The risk of superficial burns is greatly lessened, virtually eliminated.
Is permanent hair reduction possible for blonde or light hair?
Because it contains very little pigment, blonde or light hair is difficult to treat effectively with any laser or IPL system. We can get some reduction, but it takes many treatments to achieve any meaningful results.