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Laser Hair Removal

Unleash a smoother, more confident you with Prime Vitality’s advanced laser hair removal services. Say goodbye to the inconvenience of waxing and shaving and enjoy lasting results with our Clear + Brilliant pélo laser technology. This treatment is quick, virtually painless, and tailored to your specific needs in consultation with the highly skilled Dr G. Benefit from precise hair targeting, reduction in ingrown hairs, and an end to daily shaving hassles. Over time, you’ll not only see a significant decrease in hair growth, but you’ll also save valuable time and money usually spent on temporary hair removal methods. Embrace the freedom of long-lasting hair reduction and the confidence that comes with clear, smooth skin.

What concerns can laser hair removal address?

Achieving smooth, hairless skin can be an utter chore. If you’re tired of shaving, waxing, and/or epilating, laser hair removal is for you. You’ll be beach ready at a moment’s notice once you complete your treatments, and you can throw your hair removing products out the window — for good! 

Laser hair removal is a well-known non-surgical option to remove unwanted hair. Plus, it's conveniently located at our functional medicine clinic and medical spa in San Antonio.

Results that last

What you can expect

At Prime Vitality, you will come into a welcoming office where Dr. Goel will listen to your concerns, and then create a plan to help you look and feel your best. Laser hair removal is great for people who:

  • Want a long-lasting solution for unwanted hair removal
  • Have busy schedules and don’t like the inconvenience of shaving, waxing, or epilating
  • Want custom plans made specifically for their concerns
  • Are seeking an experienced medical professional with a 5-star rating for both functional medicine and aesthetic services

Frequently asked questions

Laser hair removal is a medical procedure that uses a concentrated beam of light (laser) to remove unwanted hair. The light emitted by the laser is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair, generating heat that damages the hair follicle. This damage inhibits or delays future hair growth, giving you smoother, hair-free skin. It’s a popular treatment option for those seeking a long-term solution to tedious shaving or waxing routines.

Laser hair removal offers a range of benefits. It can significantly reduce hair growth, providing a long-term solution to removing unwanted hair. It’s precise, targeting hairs down to the follicle, and effective on large areas of the body. Laser hair removal saves time and money in the long run by eliminating the need for continuous shaving or waxing. It’s also a solution for ingrown hairs and razor burns. With repeated treatments, many people experience permanent hair loss.

Laser hair removal works by focusing a specific wavelength of light onto the skin, targeting the pigment in hair follicles. The light converts to heat, which damages the hair follicle and delays or inhibits future hair growth. It’s important to note that several sessions are typically required, as hair follicles respond best to laser treatment when they’re in the growth stage of their cycle.

The results of laser hair removal can vary between individuals, but generally, it results in significant reduction of hair growth. After a series of treatments, many clients experience a prolonged period where no hair regrowth occurs. When hair does regrow, it’s often finer and lighter in color. Keep in mind that multiple treatments are usually necessary to achieve optimal results, and maintenance treatments may be required.

Preparation for laser hair removal begins about six weeks prior to your treatment. You should avoid sun exposure as sunburned or tanned skin can negatively affect the results and increase the risk of side effects. You should also refrain from plucking, waxing, or electrolysis which disturb the hair follicle. Shaving is allowed because it preserves the hair shaft and follicle. On the day of treatment, the area should be cleanly shaven and completely clean of any creams or oils.

During a laser hair removal session, Dr. G will use a handheld device that emits intense light pulses into each hair follicle. The skin around the follicle remains cool during this process due to a cooling mechanism built into the device. The process can take from a few minutes to several hours, depending on the size of the area being treated.

Recovery from laser hair removal is generally straightforward. You might experience redness or swelling for the first few hours after treatment. Applying ice to the area can help alleviate these symptoms. It’s recommended to avoid sun exposure and to use sunscreen when out in the sun to protect the treated skin. You can return to your normal activities immediately after treatment, but strenuous physical activity is best avoided for 24 hours to minimize irritation.

While laser hair removal is generally safe, potential side effects can include skin irritation, redness, swelling, and discomfort similar to sunburn. These usually disappear within a few hours. Rarely, laser hair removal can cause changes in skin color and blistering. Also, the treatment is not as effective on hair that is grey, white, or light blond because there’s less pigment for the laser to target.

The cost of laser hair removal varies depending on the size of the area being treated and the number of required treatments to achieve the results you desire. During your consultation with Dr. G, you’ll receive a more accurate estimate based on your specific needs. Remember that while the upfront cost may seem significant, laser hair removal can lead to long-term savings by eliminating the ongoing cost of shaving or waxing. Contact us today to start your journey to a hassle-free, hair-free life with Prime Vitality’s superior laser hair removal service. It’s time to say hello to silky-smooth skin and goodbye to unwanted hair.

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