Laser Hair Removal
Facial hair commonly troubles the tender gender while excessive chest and back hair thinning or removal is asked by the men. As a mater of fact lasers can remove dark hair from any part of the body. No wonder people now demand laser hair thinning or removal to shape eyebrows, moustaches and beard pattern.
Laser removal of unwanted hair is carried out by transfer of laser energy to the hair follicle. This occurs by selective absorption of laser energy by the laser target, or chromophore, which absorbs the laser energy. This target is melanin, the pigment which is responsible for hair color. When laser energy is absorbed by melanin it is converted into heat. . If enough laser energy is absorbed the temperature rise can cause irreversible destruction to the hair germinative apparatus, resulting in cessation of hair growth.
Removal of unwanted hair from any part of the body is now commonly done with the help of the Lasers. There are several types of Lasers used for the purpose. Commonest and most effective are the Nd Yag, Diode Lasers and Intense Pulse Light systems.
The laser is beamed over the affected area after cooling it. The procedure is not very painful and no anesthesia is required. Full face can be done in about 15 to 20 minutes.
The procedure is repeated after 4 to 6 weeks and about 4 to 8 such treatments are required depending upon the individual’s response of hair growth. Repeated sittings are required as only the hair in their growth phase are destroyed.