Does Laser Hair Removal Really Work?

Close up,On,A,Woman,Applying,Cream,On,Her,Legs,OnFinding a truly long-term hair removal solution may seem impossible. The results from waxing, the usual method to address unwanted hair for a significant amount of time, typically last only a few weeks, until you need to face the painful strip yet again. Shaving, though one of the most popular ways to remove hair, has results that last only a few days, and the process may leave you with nicks and cuts.

Luckily, laser hair removal offers convenience and results that last months and, eventually, forever. Could laser hair removal be the solution you’ve been searching for? Read more to learn about how laser hair removal works and if it’s right for you.

What The Science Says

study published in 2020 found that laser hair removal leads to “permanent results and high patient satisfaction”.

Laser hair removal accomplishes these incomparable results through addressing the root of the issue: the follicle. Specially designed lasers penetrate the hair down to the follicle without damaging surrounding tissue. The thermal energy absorbed by the hair follicle from the lasers results in damage that slows or prevents hair growth.

Is Laser Hair Removal Worth It?

Laser hair removal is an excellent option for anyone looking for a long-lasting hair removal solution that’s backed by science. In fact, in 2020, laser hair removal was one of the top three cosmetic procedures performed in the country.

Laser hair removal can help those with genetic conditions that lead to excessive hair growth, are prone to ingrown hairs, or simply have unwanted hair in areas like the face, neck, back, legs, underarms, and more. Certain factors, such as hair and skin color, may affect your results. To determine if laser hair removal is for you, consult with a plastic surgeon.

Book Laser Hair Removal in Huntington Station, NY

Laser hair removal really does work. Finding a clinic that is both experienced and capable in laser hair removal may help you maximize your results while minimizing the potential for any adverse effects.

Charlotte Ann Rhee Board-Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is home to Dr. Rhee who is a board-certified plastic surgeon and diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She is highly skilled in all areas of plastic surgery as well as aesthetic enhancements like laser hair removal.

If you are interested in laser hair removal, please contact our office at 631-424-6707 or message us to schedule an appointment.

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