With laser hair removal will dark spots be removed as well?

Will the dark spots go away? And does the hair never grow back once you get the treatment?

Answers from doctors (1)


LazaDerm Skincare Centre - Sioux Falls

Published on Sep 25, 2009

Most systems will not remove dark spots along with the hair. You may
see some improvement may be seen if you use an intense pulsed light
system for hair removal. The dark spots will need to be specifically
targeted by the laser operator.

With laser hair removal you should see permanent reduction in hair but
it can be difficult to remove 100% of the hair forever. There have
been some studies that show a hair can go dormant for a few years and
then start to grow again.

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Answered by LazaDerm Skincare Centre - Sioux Falls

Most systems will not remove dark spots along with the hair. You may
see some improvement may be seen if you use an intense pulsed light
system for hair removal. The dark spots will need to be specifically
targeted by the laser operator.

With laser hair removal you should see permanent reduction in hair but
it can be difficult to remove 100% of the hair forever. There have
been some studies that show a hair can go dormant for a few years and
then start to grow again.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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