Talk to Your Dermatologist About Laser Hair Removal

There are so many options on the market for hair removal. Creams and razors do the job, but laser hair removal removes unwanted body hair and prevents the regrowth of new hair. The Delaware Valley Dermatology Group, LLC in Wilmington, DE can help you break free of the need for shaving, plucking and waxing.

What should I expect during treatment?

While receiving treatment at our Wilmington, DE location, you will receive compassionate, professional care. We are happy to answer all the questions you may have and make suggestions that will assist in helping you get the best results possible.

Some considerations about laser hair removal are:

  • If you are accustomed to daily shaving or plucking, you will need to stop while receiving treatment.
  • Avoid heat and heat-inducing activities after the procedure.
  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight or going out without SPF.
  • Most patients require two to six treatments.
  • Avoid certain over-the-counter medications, as they might increase inflammation.

Am I a good candidate for laser hair removal?

Initially, lasers found it challenging to locate the hair follicle in certain skin types. This was because the machine often could not determine the difference between the pigment in the skin and pigment in the hair follicle.

New developments in laser technology have allowed for a more accurate determination of hair follicles, thereby allowing for a safer removal session. Most patients are good candidates for hair removal.

How long does it last?

Laser hair removal can last for months or even years at a time.

With repeated treatments, hair growth will be thinner and less noticeable. Because laser hair removal prevents future growth of body hair, upkeep will be easy. If you are ready to put down the shaving cream, contact Delaware Valley Dermatology Group, LLC in Wilmington, DE (302) 478-8532 for more details.