Laser hair removal is the fastest and healthiest way to get rid of unwanted hair. The wavelength of the laser light used in laser hair removal has the property of being absorbed by the melanin pigment. With laser hair removal performed using the laser technique with a cooling system, the laser heat is converted into heat that destroys the hair follicle directly without damaging the skin.

Laser light affects the hair follicles at the anagen (active) stage. Not all roots are active at the same time. Therefore, telogen (passive) roots will need to be applied to them when they become active.

How does laser affect hair?

With a laser, the cells in the hair follicles are damaged by burning. The energy absorbed by the hair follicle turns into heat and destroys the hair stem cell so that it cannot grow back. The laser beam applied to the skin within milliseconds is absorbed by the color pigments in the hair follicle, passing through without damaging the skin cells. All hair removal lasers delay hair growth and make the hair come out weaker and smaller. For permanent hair removal, it is necessary to destroy the hair-producing part of the hair follicle called the papilla.

Which areas is laser hair removal suitable for?

Laser hair removal can be applied to the hairs on all body areas except the eyelids, provided that the eyes are protected with special glasses.

Is it possible to get rid of hair with a single session of laser hair removal?

Since the hair follicles are not all in the same growth cycle at the time of application, a single session will not be enough. At the time of application, the roots of hairs that are only in the mature phase (anogenous) are affected. Hair follicles in the resting (catogen) and regression (telogen) phases are not affected. For these, additional laser hair removal October sessions need to be performed. Due to changes in hair colors and growth circuits, the number of laser hair removal sessions varies from person to person. Even the number of sessions varies according to different parts of the body in the same person.

How many sessions do you need?

Since the thickness and density of the hairs are different on each body, it would not be appropriate to give an exact number of sessions. In the laser hair removal application, dose selection is made according to skin type. In this way, it is aimed to finish the treatment as soon as possible by working hard enough to affect the hair follicles but not to damage the skin. The sessions are repeated at the appropriate times to catch the hairs in the anagen (growth) phase.

It should be expected that the necessary maturation stage in hair formation should be completed. An average of 5-8 sessions will be required for body areas, and an average of 6-12 sessions will be required for thinner hairs in the facial area.

How long is the duration of each session?

Although this period varies depending on the characteristics of the devices used in laser hair removal, the face can be done in 5-6 minutes, the mustache in 1-2 minutes, the legs in 1 hour with devices that have very fast working characteristics.

How long is the time Decoupled between sessions?

The session intervals are repeated every 4 weeks for the facial area and every 6-8 weeks for the body December. In the following sessions, this process is prolonged and December laser hair removal session is applied at longer intervals.

Is the pain felt during the treatment?

With the new technology laser hair removal devices, not much pain is felt. What is felt is a feeling similar to a tire impact.

Is laser hair removal harmful?

Laser is non-ionizing energy. Therefore, the cell mutation is not affected. All types of lasers used in laser hair removal target only hair follicles (hair stem cells).

Who is laser hair removal suitable for?

laser hair removal can be applied to anyone who has completed the age of 12 and has dark hair. If the hairs are light colored, they are not affected by laser hair removal because they will not absorb laser light.

Who should laser hair removal not be applied to?

For those whose hairs are gray and white,
For people who have sunbathed or entered the solarium,
For those who have recently undergone another type of laser treatment,
For those with a tendency to hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation,
Those who use light-sensitizing drugs such as tetracycline or isotretinoin ( These drugs should be discontinued three to four weeks before laser treatment).
For those with skin types V and VI,
For those who have recently had an exfoliation application,
It would not be right to apply it to those who have a history of herpes.

Are there any side effects?

A laser is a kind of light, not a beam. When applied correctly, there are no permanent side effects.

A slight burning may be felt during the application. However, this situation is minimized with anesthetic effective creams applied before the session.

After application, slight blisters and redness may occur, indicating that the hair follicles are affected by energy. However, this situation, which may occur in the application area, returns to normal in a short time thanks to the application of ice.

In older model laser hair removal devices without cooling system, there is always the possibility of burns on the skin and subsequent stain marks. Since the laser with a cooling system does not give the opportunity to warm up the skin, the risk of burns is much reduced during laser hair removal.

What should I pay attention to before?

The application area should not be exposed to the sun for at least 15 days. For this reason, it is useful for those who are considering having it done in the summer to take this into account.

It is a must that the hairs are not yellowed before switching to laser hair removal, and the intervention for the root, such as tweezers or rope, should not be performed in the last 3 weeks before laser hair removal.

Shaving the area with a razor properly at home 3 days before laser application in subsequent sessions prevents time wasting.

What should I pay attention to after that?

Sunbathing should be avoided and sunscreen should be used for areas exposed to the sun. In addition, the use of a moisturizing cream may be useful.

What should be done before starting laser hair removal sessions?

First of all, it is necessary to evaluate the person by a dermatologist, if necessary, to investigate the cause of hair growth, to conduct examinations.

Can laser hair removal be applied to men?

Laser hair removal is widely and successfully applied to men. About 35-40% of those who have the application are men.

Is laser effective in the treatment of hair rotation?

The most current and effective treatment for this condition is the laser hair removal method, which eliminates these growing hairs in reverse.

Hair loss can sometimes be serious enough to require surgery between the hips. Decapitation can be serious enough to require surgery between the hips. If laser hair removal is applied in this area without hair abscess, successful results can be obtained without the need for surgery. In people who have undergone surgery, this disease may sometimes recur. For this reason, laser hair removal can be performed after the surgical wound heals so that the disease does not recur.

Are the results of laser hair removal permanent?

With laser hair removal, the hairs that are destroyed by the roots do not come out again. This condition, which is also approved by the American FDA, has been scientifically proven as a result of long-term clinical laser hair removal studies.