Why choose us for your laser hair removal?

We use Palomar Starlux to offer laser hair reduction for all skin types.  By using effective cooling, our machine can safely treat all skin types where most machines can only treat light skin.  Effective cooling also makes the treatment more comfortable along with our effective topical anesthetic.
We offer multiple way to handle any discomfort
Our laser is safe to use on ALL skin types

  • Faster treatment with large handpiece

  • Effective cooling and anesthetic to make treatment painless

  • Treat All skin types

  • Treat All hair colors except for blond and white

Which areas can be treated with laser hair removal?

There are different ways people refer to when discussing treatment areas. In general, the areas are divided into small, medium and large areas.

Small area for laser hair removal:

  • Back of the neck

  • Front of the neck

  • Upper lip

  • Chin

  • Side burns

  • Nipples

  • Hair on fingers or toes

  • Hair on ears

Medium area for laser hair removal:

  • Under arms

  • Full arm

  • Half arm

  • Bikini

  • Brazilian bikini

  • Around belly botton

  • Buttock

Is laser hair reduction permanent?

A lot depends on your genetics.  Certain people respond faster and require less treatments while others have more resistant hair follicles will require full course of treatment.

At MD Laser & Cosmetics, we do not require you to commit to a course.  Based on the result of first treatment, we can determine number of treatment required to achieve result.

One of biggest misconceptions about laser hair removal is to assume that once you completed your laser hair removal treatment it is 100% permanent and hair will never grow again.  One can still grow new hair but it will not be as thick as prior hair.  Certain medications and medical conditions, i.e. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, hypothyroid will cause one to produce excess hormone DHT, causing continuous hair growth.

Most popular areas are under arms followed by bikini

Do I need to continue maintenance treatment after my last laser hair removal treatment session?

Laser hair removal is a very affordable procedure and it is generally very long lasting.  However, depending on the individual’s genetics and hormonal status,  some may require maintenance treatment once in a while. The maintenance treatment varies from individual to individual and strictly depends on the area treated.

How many sessions does it take to treat one area?

On average, it takes about 3-6 sessions to treat one specific area. Only the hair that is actively growing is affected during treatment. This accounts for 15-20 % of the hairs in a certain area. Hence, at the next treatment 4 weeks later.   Please do not wax or pluck hair in areas of treatment as we need the hair to be present for effective treatment.

Does laser hair removal hurt?

With the latest technology and multiple comfort measures, hair reduction have minimal discomfort.  Most sensitive area is the bikini, especially during first treatment when you have the most hair.  With good machine, topical anesthetics and fast treatments, discomfort is much less than waxing.  With each treatment, you will have less hair and subsequently less pain.  Remainder body areas have minimal pain. 

Is there downtime after Laser hair removal?

Absolutely no downtime. People can resume their regular activities immediately after the treatment. 

Are there any contraindications to receiving Laser hair removal treatment?

It is not recommended for:

  • Pregnant women

  • People with history or known skin cancer

  • People getting radiation treatment to the treatment area

  • If the area has any signs of infection or trauma in the treatment area

How will my skin look after laser hair removal?

The skin will look slightly flushed or reddish, the hair follicle may appear white and slightly raised, which is a sign of a great response to your treatment. This swelling may persist for a few hours. You may notice  some ingrown hairs weaken thin hair emerge to fall out.

Considering Laser hair removal but don’t know where to start?

Here are some tips to help you narrow down your search
Not all lasers are created equal and not all facilities that offer laser hair removal provide FDA approved, safe lasers.
It Is also important to know that there are many different lasers and they are not all the same.
Specific hair colors and skin types require different energy setting and different laser to safely and effectively remove hair.

Why choose Laser hair removal vs waxing?

Laser hair removal is very different from waxing. Waxing simply pulls the hair from the hair follicle during removal process, while leaving a healthy hair root and another hair will start growing soon after.
Laser hair removal selectively destroys the hair, hair follicle and hair root, therefore simply not allowing another hair to grow as opposed to just prolonging the growth rate as in waxing. 

Why choose Laser hair removal?

  • Very safe

  • No more razor bumps, razor cuts.

  • Save time from shaving

  • Less underarm odor

  • Stop ingrown hair

  • Regain confidence

Red flags to pay attention to when trying out a new facility

  • No physician or licensed nurse located on the premises.

  • Not having recording and /or monitoring your hair removal progress

  • Not writing and recording energy settings after each treatment session

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Call us today at (650) 340- 7546 or text us at (650) 458-7297.

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