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Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

Laser Hair Removal

Does dealing with hair removal frustrate you? Doesn’t it seem like you’re constantly shaving, waxing, and worrying about unwanted hair? With laser hair removal, you can get rid of any unwanted hair for good without any pain or downtime! Treatment is quick and many areas can be treated, leaving you with smooth skin where unwanted hair used to be. Here at O’Donnell Vein & Laser in Annapolis, MD, we can help!

Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

This Laser Hair Removal treatment can get rid of unwanted hair for good with the right number of treatment sessions. The number of sessions you will need will depend on the thickness of the hair and its pigment. Most people will find that 6 to 10 treatments are enough to stop the hair from coming back. Once our experts take a look at the area or areas you want to be treated, they will be able to give you a better estimate of how many sessions you will need.

Treatable Areas

There are many areas where unwanted hair is an issue and they can be treated to get rid of that hair for good. If you have an area that is not mentioned where unwanted hair is a concern, let our staff know so they can tell you if that area can also benefit from treatment.

The Legs

This is a very popular treatment area. You can have unwanted hair removed from the top of the legs, the bottom portion of the legs, or the entire area. Imagine all the time and energy you would save without having to worry about unwanted hair on your legs! You can be confident and ready for any situation minus the need to deal with hair removal!

The Underarms

The area under the arms is sensitive and thus prone to irritation such as razor burn. With this treatment, you can be free of unwanted hair under the arms and will never have to be concerned about irritation again.

The Upper Lip

Unwanted hair above the upper lip is an area of concern for many. Instead of constantly booking waxing appointments, this treatment can get rid of unwanted hair on the upper lip without pain.

The Arms

Unwanted hair on the arms is another concern for many people, especially when the hair is thicker or darker. Many people who have opted to shave this region noticed that the hair only comes back thicker and more difficult to deal with. This treatment will remove any unwanted hair on the arms and leave you with smooth skin.

The Back

Dealing with unwanted hair on the back is another concern for a lot of people. Not only is the area nearly impossible to reach on your own, but it can also be prone to irritation. This treatment can remove any unwanted hair on the back quickly and painlessly.

The Bikini Line

This area is also sensitive and prone to razor burn and other irritation. With this treatment, not only will irritation never be a concern again but you will have smooth skin minus that unwanted hair!

The Buttocks

Unwanted hair in this region can also be difficult to deal with but this treatment can help. Any unwanted hair on the buttocks area can be removed painlessly so this delicate area never experiences irritation again! Skin will be smooth and free of unwanted hair for good.

Frequently Asked Questions


1. Does Treatment Hurt?

No, this treatment is not painful. It uses a laser that heats up the hair follicle, removing the pigment and stopping the cycle of hair regrowth at the source. The laser does not harm the surrounding skin. You do not have to be concerned with pain as a result of this treatment. It is completely painless!

2. How Do I Know if It’s Right for Me?

If you have unwanted hair on your arms, legs, underarms, bikini area, back or other areas, it is likely that this treatment is one that can help you reach your goals. This treatment is highly effective, and with the right amount of treatments will stop hair from returning altogether. If you’re still unsure, our staff can take a look at your unwanted hair and give you a better idea of the number of sessions you will need.

3. Is This Treatment Safe?

Of course. This treatment has been being used for many years without incident. The laser that is used is completely safe and poses no risk to your or your skin. You do not have to worry about your safety when it concerns this treatment option.

4. How Long Does Treatment Take?

Most treatment sessions are going to take about 30 minutes or less. However, if you are having a larger area treated, or more than 1 area, the treatment session may run a bit longer. Either way, the treatment itself is very quick!

5. Can I Have More Than One Area Treated During the Same Session?

Of course! If you want unwanted hair removed from the bikini area and the legs, both can be treated during the same session. The treatment is both effective and safe enough to use in multiple areas. So, if you do have more than 1 area that you would like to have treated, to save time, you can have them all treated during the same session!

6. What if I Have Thicker Hair?

If you do have thicker hair or hair that is darker, you will likely need more treatment sessions than a person with thinner, lighter hair would need, but this treatment can still help! Again, once our staff takes a look at the area, they can determine how many treatment sessions you may need before the hair stops coming back for good.

7. Can It Damage My Skin?

Of course not! The laser that is used bypasses the surrounding skin and focuses only on the hair follicle. There is no risk of damage to your skin. Actually, many people notice that their skin is smoother after treatment which is probably because their skin is no longer having to deal with other methods of hair removal that can dry out the skin.

8. Is There Downtime?

Not at all. As soon as your treatment session is over, you can get back to your day without worry. A lot of people have even had this treatment during their lunch break before returning to work the same day. You do not have to be concerned with fitting downtime into your schedule because none is required as a result of this treatment!

9. Is This Treatment Only for Women?

Not at all! This treatment is for any person who has unwanted hair they would rather stop returning. Many areas where unwanted hair is common can be treated. Men and women can both get rid of unwanted hair! More men are deciding to give this treatment and others like it a try so they can also be free of dealing with unwanted hair.

10. How Do I Prepare for Treatment?

There is nothing special that you should do before your treatment session. Actually, it is wise to simply let the unwanted hair grow before your treatment session. This will allow the laser to target the hair follicle while it is in different stages of growth. And, that will make the treatment work even better!

Get Rid of Unwanted Hair Once and for All Today

Unwanted hair can be a burden on both time and energy! And, oftentimes when using other methods of hair removal, you run the risk of irritating the skin. With laser hair removal, unwanted hair can be removed for good so that hair removal and irritation are never a concern again. Treatment is quick, easy, and highly effective. Come see us today at O’Donnell Vein & Laser in Annapolis, MD to be rid of unwanted hair!

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