Does laser work on dark hair follicles that are too short to be shaved?

I am having laser treatments now, but after I shave I have black dots (maybe called peppering?) because of hair follicles under the skin. Can laser remove those as well?

Answers from doctors (2)


Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Published on Dec 14, 2012

Yes.

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Yes.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Dec 13, 2012

Yes, the laser light will go down the hair follicle to treat the bulb. It is
important not to wax or pluck for a couple of weeks before each treatment.
IF the hair shaft is intact the Laser light will flow down the shaft of the
hair to the bulb. You do not need to let the hair grow out for the
treatment.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Yes, the laser light will go down the hair follicle to treat the bulb. It is
important not to wax or pluck for a couple of weeks before each treatment.
IF the hair shaft is intact the Laser light will flow down the shaft of the
hair to the bulb. You do not need to let the hair grow out for the
treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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