Laser Hair Removal in Barrington, IL
There are many reasons why people opt for hair removal treatments. Unwanted hair can be unsightly in both men and women, damaging self-esteem and confidence. Others merely prefer a no-hair look. Laser hair removal is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures available.
Request more information about laser hair removal treatments today! Call (847) 393-4057 or contact Dr. David Van Dam online.
What is Laser Hair Removal?
Laser hair removal is a broad term applied to many different treatments. Made by a variety of manufacturers, laser hair treatments are designed to remove unwanted hair from the body. The uses depend on the treatment being used, but generally, laser hair removal is used on the:
- Pelvic area
Some methods of laser hair removal target only thick and dark hair, while others may work on hair of any type. Laser hair removal is an aesthetic treatment, meaning it is not used to treat any serious medical issues.
How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?
The exact method of laser hair removal will vary depending on the device being used. Generally, however, this is the process for laser hair treatment:
- Hair may be trimmed before the treatment begins
- Eye protection will likely be worn
- In some cases numbing cream will be used
- A specialized handpiece targets the hair follicles
- This handpiece emits powerful laser waves that essentially eliminate the hair follicles at their source.
The amount pain typically associated with a laser hair removal treatment is minimal. Many associate it with mild sunburn. After the treatment, some degree of redness and irritation is to be expected and will subside in time.
After treatment, sunscreen and mild anti-inflammatory medications are typically recommended to protect the skin and bring down redness. The cost of laser hair removal will vary depending on the individual treatment and the area being targeted. Larger areas are typically more expensive, in some cases multiple treatment sessions will be necessary.
Request Hair Removal Information Today
Laser hair removal may be your answer to the smooth, silky skin you have always wanted. Request a laser hair removal consultation today: call (847) 393-4057 or contact Dr. David Van Dam online.
Van Dam Dermatology & Laser Center
Address738 W. Northwest Highway
Barrington, IL 60010
08:00AM - 05:00PM
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Wed: 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Thu: 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Fri: 08:00AM - 12:00PM