Are you tired of waxing and shaving only to get short-term results? Now you can eliminate unwanted hair and excessive hair growth permanently with laser hair removal at Downtown Dermatology. Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham and her staff provide laser hair removal to the residents of Columbus and Upper Arlington.
Laser hair removal is an advanced hair removal treatment that actually gives you permanent results. The laser energy that is used for the treatment destroys the hair follicles. Over time, the hair grows back thinner and lighter. With just a few follow-up treatments, the hair will stop growing.
Laser hair removal is an excellent alternative to waxing and shaving for excessive hair growth because it is:
At Downtown Dermatology, we specialize in treating excessive hair growth and unwanted hair from the:
For your laser hair removal treatment, you will lie comfortably on a treatment table while our aesthetician applies laser energy in small bursts. Each burst of energy feels like a small pinch on your skin.
We recommend that you not shave or wax for a period of time before your laser hair removal. Dr. Hicks-Graham will provide details during the consultation as the time period is based on the treatment area, hair type and amount of hair to be removed. You should also avoid sun exposure for a few weeks before your laser hair removal.
Your skin may feel slightly irritated and may have a mild red appearance. These symptoms typically last only one or two days. Dr. Hicks-Graham may recommend follow-up treatments.
Laser hair removal is considered elective by your medical insurance. As such, you are responsible for the cost. Payment can be made by cash, check, major credit card or CareCredit® financing.
If you are tired of nicking yourself while shaving or the excruciating pain of waxing, laser hair removal might be right for you. You can permanently eliminate all that unwanted hair in just a few treatments.
Stop shaving and waxing. Contact Downtown Dermatology to schedule a consultation for laser hair removal.
Removing unwanted hair is a painful and frustrating process that seems to never end. At Downtown Dermatology, we offer laser hair removal, so you do not have to shave or wax again!