Laser hair removal is the non-invasive method. You will get maximum benefits if you take care of your skin properly before and after the procedure
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Laser Hair Removal in Islamabad is an effective and efficient process to remove unwanted hairs. It consists of penetration of high energy into the hair follicles. The heating of those follicles has a strong impact on the growth of these follicles. Sometime is required and after that the treated hair fall off. When hair grows back, it is finer, thinner, and lighter this time. After each consecutive treatment, the amount of hair that grows back gets smaller and smaller until it eventually stops growing at all. In practically all locations, including your legs, arms, underarms, stomach, back, and neck, to mention a few, laser hair removal can significantly reduce hair growth.
However, despite these advancements in technology, it is still a challenging procedure that needs close attention to aftercare. The way you take care of your skin after the procedure can aid in lowering the chance of adverse effects and potential damage.
Continue reading to find out more about the Do’s and Don’t after laser hair removal, aftercare and when to seek medical advice.
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Do’s and Don’ts after laser hair removal:
- 7 days after the surgery, avoid exposure to the sun.
Your provider will prohibit you to go under the sun directly one month before and one month after the procedure.
- For seven days, refrain from using topical tanning treatments.
- Using over-the-counter (OTC) medications like Tylenol is an option if the skin is sensitive or irritated.
To assist reduce any pain and discomfort after your treatment, your doctor can recommend a steroid cream. For pain relief, you can also use anti-inflammatory drugs or acetaminophen (Tylenol).
- In most cases, you can apply an antibiotic ointment to the area until it heals, but if a blister develops, speak with your doctor for advice.
- After the procedure, refrain from using any additional skin treatments for two weeks.
Place a clean, soft washcloth on the treated area for a few minutes at a time after wetting it with cool water. An ice pack covered in paper towels can also be used. This technique helps to lessen any subsequent transient pain and swelling.
- Apply sunscreen every day with a minimum SPF of 30.
- In the shower, gently exfoliate the region.
- Shaving is acceptable but not waxing, plucking, or any other type of forceful hair removal
To facilitate a more precise treatment, your doctor will advise you to shave before the operation. After laser hair removal, you can also shave, but you should hold off for a few hours until any skin redness or discolouration has gone down. Shave any skin that is not:
To facilitate a more precise treatment, your doctor will advise you to shave before the operation. Shave any skin that is not: swollen, crimson or tainted and painful.
The procedure of Laser Hair Removal:
In a series of sessions, the treatment is given (usually from 4-6 over several months). During the actual procedure, heat, intense pulsed light (IPL), or laser light are delivered directly to the hair follicles, damaging them and preventing or slowing future growth. IPL or diode laser are two of the technologies used, but the light’s core principle of aiming at dark matter remains the same (the actual hair follicle). The follicle concentrates and absorbs the light’s energy, damaging the area in question while creating no heat to the tissue around it.
It is significant to highlight that people with light skin and dark, coarse hair respond well to the current technology.
Do I Need Medical Consultation after laser treatment?
Despite the fact that this is thought to be noninvasive and only mildly uncomfortable, the ASAPS advises that you be aware of any potential side effects. Call your physician if you see:
- heightened oedema
- a blister or burn
- Your prescription antibacterial cream doesn’t relieve the ache.
- signs of scars or alterations in skin colour
- pus and red or splotchy streaks are only a few infection symptoms.
Is laser hair treatment painful?
Although you might experience a little discomfort in temperate regions (like your underarms), you shouldn’t be in pain. People say that sensation of having their skin flicked by tiny rubber bands during laser hair removal.
Before entering Rejuvenation for your treatment, it’s good to use a topical numbing lotion, which you can get over-the-counter at your neighbourhood drugstore. By doing this, your skin numbing happens by the time of your session. Place an ice pack over the treated area.
If you are thinking of getting laser hair removal done then you can contact Royal cosmetic surgery clinic Islamabad. You can call us directly or fill out the form provided on our website. We have state-of-the-art facilities to help you achieve a full level of satisfaction. You will be delighted.