Thick coarse hair on face, which is the best laser to get permanat results?

I have thick coarse hair on my face.. under the chin and the sides of my face. Currently, I'm using a threading method to remove hair. My skin is olive and the hair is darker. Please advise. Can I get a permnant result and which laser is best for my skin.Thanks

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (4)


Answered by Rejuve

You can get permanent hair removal with laser hair removal. I think
the best machine is the Lumenis LightSheer ET. You do have to be very
careful with who you choose because they can burn the skin more easily
when your skin is olive color. It is very important that you have an
experienced clinician when you are doing this because burns, scars,
hypopigmentation (white spots) can happen if done incorrectly.

Published on Apr 03, 2011

Answered by Rejuve (View Profile)

You can get permanent hair removal with laser hair removal. I think
the best machine is the Lumenis LightSheer ET. You do have to be very
careful with who you choose because they can burn the skin more easily
when your skin is olive color. It is very important that you have an
experienced clinician when you are doing this because burns, scars,
hypopigmentation (white spots) can happen if done incorrectly.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Laser hair removal is a wonderful method for getting rid of facial hair. The
typical number of treatments we talk about for the face is 6. However, it
can take more than 6. The laser treatments are long term reduction of the
hair. So it may not be forever permanent but it will be a lot better than
what you had before you did laser treatments.. You do a treatment once a
month for 3 treatments then after that wait for the hair to start to
re-grow. The treatments get farther apart. So we do not know exactly how
many treatments you will need, but the hair continues to thin and grow
slower with each treatment.

Published on Apr 03, 2011

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Laser hair removal is a wonderful method for getting rid of facial hair. The
typical number of treatments we talk about for the face is 6. However, it
can take more than 6. The laser treatments are long term reduction of the
hair. So it may not be forever permanent but it will be a lot better than
what you had before you did laser treatments.. You do a treatment once a
month for 3 treatments then after that wait for the hair to start to
re-grow. The treatments get farther apart. So we do not know exactly how
many treatments you will need, but the hair continues to thin and grow
slower with each treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

In trying to determine which laser hair removal facility is right for
you, it's important to know which type of lasers are safe and effective
for your skin type. Let's start by defining the skin types. There are
six skin types, I - VI.

Published on Apr 01, 2011

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

In trying to determine which laser hair removal facility is right for
you, it's important to know which type of lasers are safe and effective
for your skin type. Let's start by defining the skin types. There are
six skin types, I - VI.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Yag 1064 best.

Published on Apr 01, 2011

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Yag 1064 best.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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