Answers to common questions about hair removal

Written by: Dr. Fernando Urdiales Gálvez
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Hair removal is a medical technique that uses light to remove hair and follicle that produces existing in areas such as the English, armpits and legs. Today, both men and women come to consult professionals seeking this intervention.

Thanks to the popularity of hair removal is becoming, there have been rumors and questions around how painful it is and the quality of their results to interested persons. Here we try to answer some of these questions.


Does hair removal painful?

The sense of discomfort after shooting the laser system used can vary, being equivalent to a small pressure in the epidermis or a stretched rubber band on piel.Los professionals in aesthetic medicine usually explain to the patient that is more annoying than a shave but less than a wax.

To be more specific about the pain threshold of each patient results, experts usually make a small test of tolerance and appreciation to the people who visit the clinic. This test requires an assessment to 24-72 hours after.


Do you re-hair removed with laser hair removal appear?

It is important to evaluate the characteristics of each patient to ensure that the treatment of hair removal will be permanent and lasting. Without neglecting the traits and responses of each body area to be treated. In other words: the hair follicle armpits will not respond like the chin, for example.

Hormone levels in a patient vary throughout the treatment and manufacture new active hair follicles in areas where there already existed may appear. That is why it is important to have a complete medical history to control these individual variables.


A hormonal treatment is needed to consolidate the results?

For patients with hair on anomalous zones, it is indispensable hormone analysis (with gynecological hormone). If there are significant changes, should complement the laser hair removal treatment with oral hormonal.

Thus best results are achieved long term. However, these patients have to always perform mantenimientode sessions between 1 and 2 annual sessions to maintain good results.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Fernando Urdiales Gálvez
Aesthetic Medicine

Dr. Urdiales Galvez is a benchmark in the specialty of Aesthetic Medicine. With over 30 years of experience, he has combined his work as a doctor in collaboration with associations, courses, conferences and presentations related to their specialty. It is currently the medical director Miramar Medical Institute owner, Laser Platform 2nd most complete of Spain with the Quality Certificate ISO 9001.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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