Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a safe and effective way to reduce and potentially eliminate unwanted hair. Here at DermaFashion Medical Spa, we use the Cutera coolglide laser system to enhance patient comfort and deliver effective treatments for both men and woman. Laser hair removal technology can be used for essentially all areas of the body and is safe for all skin tones, even for patients with a tan!

 

How does it work?

Our Cutera laser technology targets patients hair follicles and delivers a pulse of light within the specified area. This pulse of light is absorbed by melanin found within the hair and destroys the follicles in which the hair grows.  With continuous treatments, hair follicles eventually become smaller and smaller, causing hair growth to become less dense and finer. Because the laser light targets the melanin in the hair, darker and coarser hair tend to have better results from laser hair removal. Schedule a free consultation to determine if laser hair removal is a viable option for you.

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Benefits of Laser Hair Removal Procedure

  • Never Shave or Wax Again
  • Gets Rid of Ingrown Hairs
  • Quick and Easy Service Time
  • Helps To Heal skin breakouts
  • No down time
  • Painless
  • Ethnic Skin Safe
  • FDA Approved

What you can expect:

     Before

before starting laser hair removal treatments, you must not wax, tweeze, epilate, thread, or do any other type of hair removal in which the follicle is eradicated, for at least four weeks (shaving is allowed). The night before your appointment, please shave the area in which your laser treatment is to be done.

     During

Upon arrival, a nurse will review your medical chart and answer any questions you may have. After verifying area to be treated, the nurse may clean the area with a baby wipe and apply a cooling gel on the skin. The laser treatment may then begin.

Cutera’s laser hand piece has a cooling mechanism attached to it so that the patient feels cool and numb before a pulse of light is delivered. This enhances patient comfort as the nurse glides the laser along the patients skin. Some patients experience a slight stinging or pinching sensation, however topical anesthetic is typically not required.

     After

Following treatment, the area may appear red or swollen, but should disappear approximately 30 minutes later.  For a few days it may appear that the hair is still growing, when in fact the hair is just being shed from the following laser therapy. The results from the treatment should appear after about a week, with most areas requiring 3-6 treatments depending on hair type and color.

Will this procedure hurt?

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At DermaFashion Medical Spa, we use state-of-the-art laser systems ‘Cutera© CoolGlide, which is designed to remove hair with less discomfort.
However, If treatment is to be in a sensitive area (i.e. Brazilian), apply numbing cream an hour before appointment.  Prescription numbing cream is sold for Brazilian treatments at DermaFashion Medical Spa for $10.

How much does it cost?

DermaFashion Medical Spa offers very competitive pricing for laser hair removal.  Additionally, no-interest’ financing option is available via CareCredit.

Prices are based on the treatment area and the number of sessions that you require. Consultation is absolutely free and there is no obligation to purchase any services.  Visit PRICE LIST / SPECIALS for special offers.

Treatment Areas:

Small Area

Single Treatment    $47     

SMALL area includes:

  • Bikini Line
  • Underarms
  • Chin
  • Cheeks
  • Upper LiP
  • Feet & Toes
  • Hands & Fingers
  • Abdomen Line
  • Sideburns
  • Nose
  • Ears
  • Hairline
  • Cleavage
  • Jawline
  • Areolae

Medium Area

Single Treatment    $85    

MEDIUM area package includes:

  • Full Face
  • Brazilian Bikini (Women)
  • French Bikini (Women)
  • Lower Back
  • Arms (upper or lower)
  • Full Abdomen
  • Full Chest (Women)
  • Shoulders
  • Neck (Front or Back)
  • Full Buttocks

 

Large  Area

Single Treatment    $149     

LARGE area package includes:

  • Legs (Upper or Lower)
  • Full Chest (Men)
  • Full Back

We offer affordable prices for all procedures, visit our beautiful Medical Spa and bring all your questions to the complementary consultation.  Let us help you customize your laser hair removal treatment for your skin tone and hair type.  Our certified and trained professionals will explain the treatment and help you learn more about the treatment and your expectations.

Adding the lifetime cost of shaving, waxing, threading, plucking, or whatever it takes to get rid of unwanted hairs, Laser Hair Removal is an attractive option to start having a beautiful skin without hair.  Imagine the extra time you can save by never having to shave, tweeze or wax again!

 

FAQ

  • Does it hurt?

Most patients don’t experience any pain, or if any, a mild discomfort during the laser therapy.

  • What does it feel like?

A slight pinching sensation, or a feeling of a rubber band snapping along the skin.

  • Do I need to take off work?

There is no down time following laser hair removal. Patients can return to work immediately and go about daily activities as followed.

  • How many sessions?

The amount of sessions needed in order to satisfy patients needs varies according to hair growth, texture, and color. Most people find satisfactory results after 3-6 treatments.

  • How often do I come in?

Patients are scheduled every 4-6 weeks in order to target all hair follicles during the growth cycle of hair.

What are the possible side effects?

Most common side effects noted with laser hair removal include redness and slight swelling, both of which disappear within minutes/hours of treatment. Laser hair removal may also temporarily cause pigment changes in the skin. Very rarely, laser hair removal can cause blistering. Various safety measures are taken at DermaFashion Medical Spa, including the use of cooling gels, 21st century cooling laser technology, and ice to ensure that each patient is given safe and effective care.

 

10 Responses

  1. Hi my name is Dave, I'm almost 45 and i've been noticing more and more hair growing on my back and neck line. I have dark blonde hair that typically lightens in the sun. My legs and arms have always been hairy and not a concern but i would like to have the hair on my back ( neckline to lower back ) removed permanently. Does the treatments take care only the hairs that can be seen or the whole back area so future hairs will not grow in. I saw your special in the READER for a 3 pack session for $95. would i need more than 3 sessions, that is if my hair type is a candidate? Thank you.
    • admin
      Hello David, You need at least 6 sessions to get rid of your unwanted hair. Each treatment will make your hair follicle weaker till they completely disappear. Laser hair removal works well on dark hair, but is not very effective on blond hair. To schedule a free consultation, please call our office at (858) 225-6655 and discuss your option with one of our nurses.
  2. Amy
    Hi, I wanted to get laser hair removal done for my chin. However I'm leaving the country mid-November. Do you think the treatment can be completed before I leave?
    • admin
      Hello Amy, It takes a few session of laser hair removal treatments to get rid of your unwanted hair. You can start your procedure now and continue your treatments when you return.
      • Amy
        How much time is needed in between the sessions?
        • admin
          About 4-6 weeks is required between the treatments
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  4. what is the difference between bikini line, french bikini, and Brazilian bikini treatments?
    • admin
      Sydney, When referring to the bikini line, we are referencing the area of skin around the edge of the bottom half of a bikini. Brazilian treatments will remove all hair from the area, including hair around the anus. A french bikini treatment is similar to a Brazilian, however it does not remove hair from the back portion of the area. Feel free to call our office at (858) 225-6655 if you have any more questions.
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