6 Laser Hair Removal FAQs

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6 Laser Hair Removal FAQs

Unwanted hair can be unsightly and embarrassing. Removing it through shaving or waxing can be tedious and painful. If you’ve spent years removing unwelcome hair, only for it to grow back every time, it can feel like you’re fighting a never-ending battle.

If that sounds familiar, laser hair removal from Dr. Jonathan R. Fugo could be the answer you’re looking for. Dr. Fugo uses the advanced Cynosure Vectus laser to offer his New York patients the best possible results. Here are six questions that Dr. Fugo and his team are often asked during laser hair removal consultations.

What Areas Can Laser Hair Removal Treat?

Dr. Fugo and his team can use laser hair removal to eliminate unwanted hair in areas such as:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Arms
  • Shoulders
  • Back
  • Chest
  • Pubic area
  • Legs
  • Feet

What are the Benefits of Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal can be beneficial in numerous ways, including:

  • Long-term hair removal
  • Less painful than waxing
  • Stops the tedium of constantly shaving
  • Improved self-confidence

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Laser hair removal is a non-surgical, non-invasive treatment that uses targeted laser light to attack hair follicles. During your procedure, the laser will emit pulses of light that are absorbed by the pigment of your hair.

When the pigment absorbs the light, it converts that energy into heat that irreparably damages your hair follicles. This prevents the hair from growing back.

What is the Laser Hair Removal Procedure?

Dr. Fugo uses the Cynosure Vectus laser, which is the fastest laser hair removal treatment available. Depending on the treatment area, your procedure could last as little as 3 minutes.

During treatment, the Cynosure Vectus’ cooling device applied to the skin of the treatment area to protect your skin. You may feel slight discomfort, such as a warm pinprick.

How Many Laser Hair Removal Treatments Will I Need?

Hair goes through its own life cycle as it grows. The laser only kills hair follicles that are at a particular stage in that cycle. Therefore, you’ll 6 laser hair removal treatments to destroy all the hair in a specific area.

The precise amount of treatments needed depends on the treatment area and the thickness of the hair. Generally, you can expect to undergo 5-10 treatments to see substantial results.

What Results Can I Expect From Laser Hair Removal?

Results differ for every person, depending on skin type and hair thickness. However, you can expect to see significant results after your third treatment.

Typically, results progress from treatment to treatment as more hairs in the target area are destroyed. You’ll notice hair taking longer to grow back, growing back less thick than before, and eventually not growing back at all.

Schedule Your Laser Hair Removal Consultation Today

The team at Dr. Fugo Plastic Surgery & Laser Skin Care Center is experienced, skilled, and committed to delivering the results you desire. We serve New Windsor and surrounding areas of New York. Call (845) 565-7040 today to schedule a consultation.

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