Many men suffer from abnormal body hair growth like large amounts of male chest hair. Laser hair removal treatment can mean facial hair removal for men, chest hair removal, ear hair removal and laser hair removal for the back to address these problem areas permanently. Whether the annoying ear hair that crops up between barber visits or the rough inflamed patches that can develop on the neck from tinea barbae, overall body hair removal for men is available.
Laser hair removal for men has grown in popularity as men strive to attain a well groomed look without spending hours each week shaving their faces, chests and backs. Another reason laser hair removal for men has become more desirable is that many women like the smooth feel of their partner rather than the un-kept look, and some men find their overall hair growth an embarrassment when contrasted with hair loss on the top of their heads. Another explanation why demand for permanent body hair removal for men has increased is due to the increased popularity of tattoos, which has led some to chest hair removal or laser hair removal for the back.
The laser hair removal for men that we employ allows us to remove the hair of all skin complexions with only mild discomfort. This means we can treat large and small areas relatively quickly for chest hair removal, laser hair removal for the back, ear hair removal and facial hair removal for men. Even chest hair removal and laser hair removal for the back can be done in 30 to 40 minutes. Whether you are looking for permanent facial hair removal for men, male chest hair removal, or would like total body hair removal for men, today’s laser technology makes it safe, comfortable and affordable.
Laser hair removal for men is a laser treatment that directs intense light energy into the hair follicles. This is different from the IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) we use for other treatments. IPL is not nearly as effective as the laser hair removal for men that can accomplish ear hair removal, permanent facial hair removal for men and overall body hair removal for men. The confusion has been caused when some practitioners have misleadingly called IPL “laser” treatment, giving laser hair removal for men a bad name. In laser hair removal for men, the laser effectively targets the hair follicle while not harming surrounding normal tissue. The laser then increases the temperature of the melanin (responsible for color) in the hair follicle, destroying the follicle and preventing regrowth. Each session eliminates more and more of your unwanted hair follicles. As you complete your facial hair removal for men, chest hair removal, ear hair removal and laser hair removal for the back, you will notice a permanent reduction in hair follicle growth in the treatment areas.
The optimal number of treatments required to remove hair from the back or remove hair from the body in order to permanently remove unwanted hair follicles depends upon your skin tone. For patients with fair to medium skin tones, usually only three to six sessions are needed to remove hair from the body or remove hair from the back. Darker skin tones receive additional treatments for chest hair removal, facial hair removal for men, laser hair removal for the back and ear hair removal to achieve desired results. Due to different phases of hair growth and how the hair follicles respond to laser therapy during those phases, treatments are scheduled four or more weeks apart to remove hair from the back or remove hair from the body.
The common condition of pseudofolliculitis barbae, or ingrown hair, is rarely discussed openly, yet can be very painful and unsightly. Laser hair removal for men in the areas most susceptible to ingrown hair, such as the beard and groin, can greatly reduce the incidence of pseudofolliculitis barbae. Laser hair removal is an excellent solution providing permanent body hair removal for men for those sensitive but stubborn areas.
Does laser hair removal for men work?
Yes. Laser hair removal for men really is a technological breakthrough with permanent results. The resiliency and thickness of hair is dependent upon many factors such as hormones, age, metabolism and skin tone. Laser hair removal for men typically includes laser hair removal for the back, facial hair removal for men, chest hair removal and ear hair removal, which eliminates unwanted hair by laser by taking into consideration these factors to achieve success. Hair growth has three stages: Anagen, the growth period; Catagen, the dormant phase; and Telogen, the falling-out stage. When the hair follicles are in the Anagen stage, the active growing period, laser hair removal for men is the most effective. At any given time, about 20% of your hair follicles are actively growing, so consequently, laser treatment is able to eliminate that 20%, leading to body hair removal for men. It does this by using the light of the laser, which passes through the skin harmlessly and then is absorbed only by the pigment in the hair. The light is converted into heat, permanently damaging the follicle during its growth cycle and stopping all future growth to remove hair from the back and hair from the body, as well as offering permanent facial hair removal.
As your laser hair removal for men progresses, more and more hair follicles will be affected, leading to more body hair removal for men from the treated area. Treatment timing is critical in laser hair removal; treatments are spaced between 4 and 12 weeks so that the laser can sweep all hair follicles as they cycle through the Anagen phase. Proceeding in this gentle, non invasive way ensures your comfort and safety to remove hair from the body or remove hair from the back.
What to expect from laser hair removal for men
Our laser technicians at Valley View Laser M.D. are trained medical professionals well-versed in laser hair removal for men. Your comfort and safety are paramount to us. In this regard, we take every precaution to make your experience with body hair removal positive. We will work with you to determine the best plan for your laser hair removal treatment, whether that be ear hair removal, facial hair removal for men, chest hair removal, or laser hair removal. Since different people have different skin tones and levels of sun exposure and hair thickness, it is difficult to give an estimate of how many treatments a given individual might need to remove hair from the body without an evaluation in person. We are happy to give you our best estimate of number of treatments and costs involved in laser hair removal for men once you are examined. It is important to understand that this is still an educated guess and individual behavior can vary due to hormonal cycle, medications, areas to be treated and patient compliance with protocol.
During the laser hair removal, you may feel a slight prickling, snapping or warm sensation at the treatment area. Our laser has a built-in cooling tip to alleviate any significant discomfort during body hair removal for men. This technology is notably better than stand-alone units or the use of ice to cool the area. Before, during, and after each session, your skin and your skin’s reactions to the treatment are evaluated; according to this personalized evaluation, the laser settings are monitored and modified. Because some of the heat from the laser is absorbed by the melanin in the skin as well as the follicle, patients with darker skin tones may react more intensely and may need more gradual, milder treatments for permanent facial hair removal for men, ear hair removal, chest hair removal, or body hair removal for men. The technology that we employ in laser hair removal for men has two different lasers which can be used individually or in combined mode to treat all skin types. This “multiplexing” is a feature that is not found on most current laser systems and allows us the flexibility to dial in the right combination of wavelengths to treat an individual based on skin type and hair patterns. Additionally, the laser has an optional large spot size to speed up treatments of larger areas, such as legs, chest and back, thus increasing patient comfort to efficiently remove hair from the back or remove hair from the body.
What to do before body hair removal for men
When preparing for chest hair removal, laser hair removal for the back, facial hair removal for men, or ear hair removal, the area must be clean shaven for treatment. The area should be free of lotions, make-up, deodorant and other applications before arriving for laser hair removal treatment. Do not wax, tweeze, bleach or use depilatories for at least two weeks prior to treatment since the hair follicles must be intact for the laser to destroy them. Please see patient instruction pages for for more detailed information.
What to expect after body hair removal for men
Your skin might be pink or red and may be slightly swollen for up to 24 hours where laser hair removal occurred. A mild stinging or itchy sensation may be felt for several hours after ear hair removal, laser hair removal for the back, facial hair removal for men, or chest hair removal. Do not expose treated area to the sun for prolonged periods for at least two weeks after treatment. Apply SPF 30 sunblock to treated areas that may be exposed to the sun for four weeks. Avoid irritating skin preparations on treated area for at least 48 hours. Hairs will fall out or dissipate on their own within 14 days. Follow-up visits should be scheduled according to your individualized treatment plan to remove hair from the body and remove hair from the back, as well as permanent facial hair removal.
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