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Why must you go for laser hair removal?

Published on July 8, 2019
Why must you go for laser hair removal

A thought that often props up in the minds of women is that of smooth skin. Everyone wants skin that is smooth and soft. But the growth of unwanted hair on the hands and feet, takes away the charm. There are different ways to remove hair from the skin, but none of them are permanent. That was till modern medical science came up with a technique called the laser treatment for hair removal.

 

What are the different ways of hair removal?

The most common ways women from all ages and generations have been removing their hair are:

Waxing: A very painful option, this process actually removes hair from the roots. Usually found in both cold and hot versions, this method deals with applying wax in liquid form to the skin and then ripping it off. When the wax comes in contact with the skin, it gets stuck to the hair present on the skin. Once the wax gets tugged at, the hair comes out along with it; leaving the skin hair free. Since wax in its liquid state can be applied to a larger area of the body, it can remove hair in large portions quickly. Having said all this, when the hair comes off with the wax, it leaves a burning sensation on the body. A lot of people also face redness and swollen areas after waxing is done.

Sugaring: Extremely similar to the above-mentioned process of waxing, sugaring involves the application of a gel/paste made out of sugar, to work against hair growth. Even though the method is entirely natural and can be homemade, the effects of it stay for only a few days. Following which, hair regrows.

Shaving: The second most common option that women go for is- shaving their hair. Here, they apply shaving cream on the skin and slowly shave it off with a razor. This is a completely painless way, but you have to be extra careful while using the razor. The skin is a very sensitive organ, and the razor, a very sharp object. If by any chance you are not attentive, you can have a scar. Shaving with a razor can cause razor burns and itchiness as well.

And then comes permanent laser hair removal…

While these three options are used by a lot of women, there is one method that is becoming the talk of the town because of the slew of benefits it offers – permanent laser hair removal. This might be a technique that still isn’t widespread, but the ones who have already used it, swear by this method.

The process of laser hair removal is simple. The technicians use a laser machine and shine a bright beam of laser on the skin to burn the follicles down from the root, leaving no way hair could grow back. The whole procedure also includes hair shedding, which many might mistake as hair regrowth as well.

Since laser hair removing technique is a quick and simple process, there are a few things which you have to keep in mind before and after the treatment, to make it successful. Especially when it comes to permanent hair removal in India, you have to properly take care of your skin and ensure you follow what the doctors have advised.

How to know if the laser will suit your skin or not?

While the other ways of hair removal can have varied results based on your skin type, with the laser that is not the case. A very versatile treatment method, special laser technicians are trained on different types of laser instruments to use on various skin types. When you consult with the doctor, he/she will tell you the best about the type of laser he/she is about to use on you.

To talk about hair a little, laser hair removal treatments work the best on coarse and thick hair. Some of the most commonly used lasers by laser technicians are:

Nd: YAG: A long pulse laser that is safe to use on all skin types. The Nd: YAG is for tanned skin and thicker hair.

Diode: This is a more commonly used universal type of laser which works the best on all types of skin.

If you want laser hair removal in Agra, Saraswat Hospital is a great place to visit. The hospital is presided by two ABHRS certified doctors. The doctors explain the whole process to you so that you are well aware of the whole process. They deal with treating their patients by providing a personalized touch to their work.

How to know the treatment is working for you?

Laser hair removal treatment is a permanent method, the results of which are not seen overnight. Women who have more hair to remove as compared to others, might need a few extra sittings of the treatment.

The effects of the treatment usually take around four to six sittings to show, but if you look carefully, some effects can be seen from the first sitting itself. There are more than one sittings of laser hair treatment because hair growth happens as a part of a cycle called the Anagen. Every sitting is based on one or the other active Anagen phases.

The speed of the laser hair treatment working depends on the color of your hair, skin, hormonal imbalance, and the type of skin you have.

About the ABHRS certified doctors of Saraswat Hospital, Agra:

Dr Satya Saraswat is an MS, M.Ch, D.N.B in Plastic Surgery and member of Indian Association of Cosmetic Laser. He is a gold medalist in Cosmetic Surgery and has been awarded by the Honorable Health Minister of India.

Dr Preeti Saraswat is a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cosmetology, University of Greifswald, Germany, MBBS and trained in laser surgery. She is also a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and Indian Association of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons.

Both these doctors as a part of Saraswat Hospital, Agra provide you with the most effective services of laser hair removal near you.

Conclusion:

There might be a lot of ways you can opt for the removal of hair. But, the permanent method of laser hair removal will always be on top of the list. You can contact Saraswat Hospital by calling them at +919258386320 for a one-on-one consultation with the doctors before making up your mind.