Laser Hair Removal Specialist

Electrolysis & Laser Center

Certified Laser Technicians located in Wausau, WI

Laser hair removal is one of the most common medical procedures that uses a pulsating beam of light to remove unwanted hair. The laser targets dark pigment, called melanin, in the hair. When the light beam target the hair follicle, the pigment in the follicle absorbs the light and destroys the hair causing permanent hair reduction. Lasers are useful for removing unwanted hair from the face, legs, arms, underarms, stomach, bikini line and other areas. Certified laser technician and aesthetic specialist Carol Dixon, RE, CLT, provides effective laser hair removal and the buzzworthy Fotona®, the Lumenis Lightsheer and the Alexandrite Laser technology at Electrolysis & Laser Center in Wausau, Wisconsin. Call Electrolysis & Laser Center or simply schedule online today.

Laser Hair Removal Q & A

What is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is a nonsurgical and noninvasive cosmetic procedure involving the use of specific laser energy and highly concentrated light beams that damage your unwanted hair follicles.

You have pigment in the root of your hair shaft that absorbs light and generates heat. This heat damages your hair follicle.The laser wavelength is absorbed
by the pigment in the root of the hair destroying the growth centers for future
hair growth.

Electrolysis & Laser Center utilizes advanced modern laser technology that works for a wide range of skin and hair types. The technology also allows your laser technician to more efficiently treat larger areas of unwanted body hair.

 

Before and After

  

How do I prepare for my laser hair removal session?

Prior to your laser hair removal treatment, be sure you avoid anything that could remove your hair root, such as plucking or waxing. You should also avoid:

  • Chemical peels
  • Collagen injections
  • Perfumes and deodorants
  • Sunbathing and tanning beds
  • Spray Tans

Laser hair removal works on a number of different areas of the body, such as the back, upper lip, and chest. It isn’t a suitable treatment for use around the eye area and is more effective for removing darker hair.

You might experience a tolerable, mild discomfort during your laser hair removal session.

For facial hair, your technician might incorporate electrolysis into the treatment regimen, depending on your hair color. Treating facial hair with laser hair removal only takes about 5 to 15 minutes.

 

Will I need multiple laser hair removal treatments?

Most people need around five to eight treatments to get noticeable and lasting results. To properly target your active hair growth cycle, the treatments are spaced around four to six weeks apart.

Your laser technician might also recommend occasional maintenance treatments in the future.

 

What can I expect after laser hair removal?

After your laser hair removal session, you might have some mild swelling and redness in the area, and your technician might give you an antiseptic cream to soothe your skin and help your skin heal.

There’s no downtime and you can get back to your day immediately. You should avoid direct sun exposure to the treated areas for about one week.

Laser hair removal is FDA-approved for safe and permanent hair reduction. It can treat larger areas quickly and conveniently and the hair sloughs off in about two weeks.

Smoother, hairless skin is within your reach with effective laser hair removal treatments. Start by booking your personal consultation online or by calling Electrolysis & Laser Center today.

 

Pricing Information

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Facial Hair

Chin$60 - $110
Chin & Neck$85 - $150
Full Face & Neck$185
Upper Lip$35 - $65
Upper & Lower Lip$50 - $85
Inner Brow$35
Neck$85 - $150

Body Hair

Lower Legs$200 - $290
Full Legs$450 - $510
Bikini$120 - $195
Arms$150 - $200
Underarms$99 - $140
Back$200 - $500
Chest$250 - $300