Is laser hair removal safe?
For those person who wants to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal has become a more popular method. But is it safe? The answer is yes. Laser hair removal is one of those treatments that just looks strong. You may feel a bit too scared to dive. It’s a quick and (sort of) easy way to achieve baby-soft skin in your adult years, but it takes a whole lot of commitment and, um, a pinch of pain tolerance.
Laser hair removal is the safest and most effective method of removing unwanted body and facial hair. People wishing to have laser hair removal treatment should always use a fully qualified practitioner. Using laser hair removal technology is a safe way to get rid of unwanted hair. Most of the person say laser hair removal is safe and well-tolerated.
The risk for side effects is minimal. However, some people may experience minor side effects after laser hair removal.
People should ask their dermatologist to test how a small patch of skin reacts to the treatment before having it done on a larger area of skin.
Side effects are minimal, usually mild and temporary; most people will experience some redness and sensitivity after treatment, which usually dissipates after a couple of days – at most.
As part of our aftercare plan, we offer a cooling spray and aloe vera gel to cool and soothe the skin, and an SPF to protect delicate skin from sun exposure after treatment.
Laser Hair Removal Safety
1. Laser hair removal does not damage Sweat Glands/Lymph Nodes
Some persons worry that laser hair removal for the underarm area is whether or not damage can be done to the sweat glands or lymph nodes. Hair follicles are located superficially under the skin, just a few millimeters under the skin. Lymph nodes and sweat glands, however, are located much deeper and the lasers’ depth of penetration is too short to reach them.
2. Laser Hair Removal do not Causes Cancer
The is no evidence showing laser hair removal causes cancer. There are Radiation Physics Societies that have websites indicating that laser hair removal is a perfectly safe procedure.
3. Laser Hair Removal Doesn’t Damage Reproductive Organs
Women have asked if having laser hair removal on the bikini area can damage reproductive organs. Again, the answer is no. While we prefer not to treat pregnant women; The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology published a paper indicating it is safe to have laser hair removal during pregnancy and that it will not affect the baby.
4. Laser hair removal will not damage your skin
Some people say lasers will damage the skin tone but it is wrong. A quality laser hair removal by a professional doctor can be safe and as the laser can penetrate deep into the skin and with good cooling, it will not burn or damage your skin.
What are the main points to ensure the safety of laser hair removal?
If you are still worried about the safety of laser hair removal treatments, you could keep in mind the following points to ensure safety.
Safety for laser hair removal on black skin
While treating hair removal for black skin, we should be very careful. There is a lot of melanin in the epidermis for black skin, IPL technology can be dangerous for black skin hair removal. The best and safest way for black skin hair removal is by 1064nm long pulse ND YAG Laser machines. The 1064nm can penetrate deepest to the skin and it will not burn the epidermis.
Is laser hair removal painful?
With ICE diode laser cooling technology, your skin will be cooled and it is not painful. You may feel a little but it is acceptable. Many professionals also use a topical anesthetic or numbing cream to make the procedure even more tolerable, it can reduce the pain during laser hair removal.