What frequency does laser hair removal use?
When treating larger skin areas, the obvious choice is a laser system with a high number of pulses per minute in order to speed up the treatment session. The IPL sources for hair removal use wavelengths in the 590–1200 nm region.
Does laser work on hormonal hair growth?
Your Hormones Are at Play in Hair Growth If you’re suffering from a hormone imbalance, treating the underlying imbalance will make your laser removal even more effective. And even for those who have an imbalance, laser treatments are still far more effective than other methods.
Is laser hair removal permanent for hirsutism?
Lasers do not provide permanent hair removal, but they are popular because of selective hair damage, less time consumption, longer hair-free interval, and fewer side effects.
Does laser hair removal work on people with hirsutism?
Hirsutism is usually treated with anti-androgen medications and oral contraceptives. Long-lasting hair removal methods, such as electrolysis and laser therapy, have shown promising results when combined with hormonal treatments.
What is Hz in laser hair removal?
Frequency – Number of oscillations per second i.e. number of pulses fired by the laser (Hz) Energy – Measured as “FLUENCE” which is a count of joules per centimeter squared (j/cm2. By controlling the Fluence, we control the amount of energy being delivered to the tissues.
Is it OK to get laser hair removal on your period?
Yes, you can have laser hair removal when you have your period. If you are having treatment on the extended bikini area, we would ask you to use a tampon for hygiene purposes. If you don’t use tampons we would ask that you reschedule your treatment until after your period has finished.
Will laser work if I have PCOS?
Yes, laser hair removal works for women who have experienced an increase in hair growth due to PCOS. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome can have a dramatic effect on the body’s natural hormone levels. Excessive hair growth is often a direct result of this condition.
Can laser make facial hair worse?
Unfortunately a possible side effect of laser hair removal is that the laser treatment actually makes the hair growth worse. This is called paradoxical hypertrichosis. It seems in some patients low level heating can induce hair growth without being strong enough to destroy the hair roots of unwanted hairs.
Which treatment is best for hirsutism?
The most commonly used anti-androgen for treating hirsutism is spironolactone (Aldactone, CaroSpir). The results are modest and take at least six months to be noticeable.
Which laser is best for thin hair?
The Revlite is a new generation Q-Switched Nd:Yag laser. It is a very unique laser because unlike most lasers for hair reduction this laser targets fine hair effectively.