How often should laser hair removal be done?

Most patients can have laser hair removal once every 4 to 6 weeks. Your dermatologist will tell you when it is safe to have another treatment. Most patients see some hair regrowth. Your dermatologist can tell you when you can safely have laser treatments to maintain the results.

How long should you wait between laser hair removal sessions?

For most people, it’s best to wait between four and eight weeks between each treatment, and we generally recommend six treatments for optimal results. We’ll help you decide your personal treatment schedule when you come in for a consultation.

How many times a week should I do laser hair removal at home?

In most instances, you should apply treatment bi-weekly. “Schedule your first 3 – 4 sessions are two weeks apart. The following three sessions should be approximately 4 weeks apart and thereafter you should use the product if and when needed until long-term results are achieved.”

How can I speed up the shedding after laser hair removal?

Exfoliating frequently (scrub or continued shaving) will help speed up the shedding process. Hair growth will be less after each treatment. Laser targets the pigment in the hair. The darker the hair the better the result.

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Is it bad to do laser hair removal every 2 weeks?

Only 50% of the patients receiving laser treatment at the two-week intervals demonstrated a good response whereas 100% of the patients treated at six-week intervals had good to excellent results, as seen in Figure 3.

Is it OK to pull hair out after laser?

Waxing and Plucking After Laser Hair Removal Treatment? It is safe to use any type of hair removal, waxing plucking etc. any time 5 days or more after the laser treatment. The worry is any redness or irritation directly related to the laser treatment itself.

Is 6 sessions enough for laser hair removal?

We would recommend a minimum course of 6 sessions every 6-8 weeks to have 80-90% reduction. However, hair growth is hormonal so results could vary from one individual to another and certain areas could require additional sessions.

Why is my hair still growing after laser hair removal?

Why do hairs continue to grow after the the treatment? This is mainly due to the hair’s growth cycle. Hairs in the anagen, or active phase will be affected by the laser. The hairs in the catagen, or dormant stage will be unaffected during the treatment and grows when it goes to the anlagen phase.

Is 3 sessions enough for laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal works better on some people than others, since everyone regrows hair at different rates. But the average results you can expect is for 70% to 80% of hair regrowth reduction after a full four to six courses of treatments. At the three treatment mark, at least 50% of your hair will be gone forever.

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