Laser Hair Removal

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Laser Hair Removal services offered in The Woodlands, TX

Shaving, waxing, and tweezing unwanted hair is painful and time-consuming. At Medical Aesthetics & Laser in The Woodlands, Texas, the team offers gentle laser hair removal with the Bare HR® laser. Bare HR uses ultra-short pulses to destroy hair follicles without injuring the surrounding skin. To learn more, call Medical Aesthetics & Laser or schedule an appointment online today.

Laser Hair Removal Q & A

What is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal uses beams of light to remove unwanted hair. Medical Aesthetics & Laser is home to the Bare HR®, a device that targets wanted hair with ultra-short pulses to destroy hair follicles without damaging the surrounding skin. Each treatment takes only 20-90 minutes and requires no downtime, so you can resume your normal activities immediately after your visit.

How does laser hair removal work?

During laser hair removal, the device delivers a concentrated beam of light into the hair follicle. The melanin (pigment) inside the hair absorbs the light, which converts to heat. This process destroys the hair follicle, so it can’t produce new growth. Any hair that does return is finer, lighter, and takes longer to grow back.

After laser hair removal, most patients experience up to 80%* permanent hair elimination in their treatment areas. Your skin is smoother for longer periods of time, so you don’t have to shave, wax, or tweeze nearly as often as you once did.

Which areas can laser hair removal treat?

The Bare HR laser hair removal device can eliminate unwanted hair nearly anywhere on the body, including the:

  • Legs
  • Arms and underarms
  • Chest
  • Back
  • Shoulders 
  • Abdomen 
  • Neck
  • Nostrils
  • Sideburns
  • Ears

Because laser hair removal is a safe, fast treatment, you can target multiple areas of your body in a single session.

Does laser hair removal hurt?

Laser hair removal isn’t overly painful for most individuals, but it can feel uncomfortable. Most people describe the sensation like a rubber band snapping against the skin. 

Certain areas where the skin is sensitive, such as the underarms and bikini line, are less comfortable than the legs or lower back. The Medical Aesthetics & Laser team applies an anesthetic to improve your comfort during treatment.

How many laser hair removal treatments will I need?

Most people need multiple treatments, spaced several weeks apart, to achieve permanent hair reduction. While smaller areas, such as the upper lip, may only require two treatments. The legs and larger areas typically need up to six treatments. 

To learn more about laser hair removal, call Medical Aesthetics & Laser today or schedule an appointment online.

*Individual results may vary