While it doesn’t pose any health risks unwanted facial and body hair is embarrassing- especially for women. Laser hair reduction is a technique for getting rid of unwanted hair. During LHR, a laser light passes through the skin to the black colored roots of your hair. The rootsabsorb the laser beam, get heated up and thereby destroying the hair.

Asclepion Mediostar Next Pro Diode Laser
810 nm Diode laser is the GOLD STANDARD for laser hair reduction.

Pain Factor
When laser shots are given, one feels a mild discomfort akin to warm sensation in areas with thin hair or pin- prick sensation in other areas where the hairs are thick and coarse.

Sessions Requirement
Minimum 8sessions are recommended for up to 80% hair reduction.

Possible Side Effects
If the procedure is done properly, following recommended guidelines, no adverse effects are experienced.

Precautions Before And After The Procedure
Hair Removal: Patients must stop waxing, tweezing and threading 2 weeks prior to treatment.

Sun protection: Sunscreen (SPF 30+) application is advised to protect the treated area from direct sun exposure.

Mositurise: Moisturize your skin regularly, as dry skin is more prone to irritation.

What To Expect After The Treatment?
Reduction Of Hair Growth
Around 60-80% hair reduction is expected after 6-8 sessions. With every subsequent session hair density is reduced. Coarse pigmented hairs turn into fine, thin and light coloured.

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Sumit Sethi

Dr. Sumit Sethi is a Dermatologist, Aesthetic Dermatologist and Paediatric Dermatologist practicing in JanakPuri and Dwarka, Delhi. He completed his training (MBBS and MD) at prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. After completing his residency training from MAMC, he worked as a senior registrar in LokNayak Hospital and Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Delhi.