Now begins the good weather, many women remember the uncomfortable hair, something happens unnoticed in the cold months, but now appears as a guest at all pleasant. Precisely laser has been making a whole exception among hair removal techniques, due mainly to its duration. So, we wanted to dig a little more about this technique to try to leave things a little clearer in the case of things that you’ve raised on occasion submit a laser hair removal treatment. So we’ve spoken with Dr. Veronica Arteaga Lujan, the Depillar clinics, which have helped us to know the technique a little better. Do not miss it!
For a layman, doubts may arise from the large number of names and advertising, sometimes misleading, that usually surrounds the subject. Do you think it is essential to rely on the advice and recommendations of a doctor?
Not only the recommendations of a doctor are essential, but also the follow-up. Both laser hair removal, as non-invasive aesthetic medicine must have a continuous control and medical monitoring to avoid endangering the health of the patient. Today there are many establishments that offer hair removal facial fillers and even without medical treatment. This can seriously affect the health of the patient and have permanent negative consequences.
Today, laser hair removal is performed in both medical and aesthetic centers and beauty centers or even gyms and hairdressers. Do you think that a clearer regulation needed to avoid possible problems?
Certainly regulation is necessary. Keep in mind that the patient is putting your body, your skin and your health in the hands of the person you waxing laser. If waxing is done by a non-prepared without medical knowledge person they can produce serious injury, often irreversible.
In parallel to the growth in demand, so do the complaints by small sequels (burns, for example) or for results that they are unexpected, where is the problem?
The biggest problem lies in the use of the appliance by non-professionals without medical monitoring and control. If personnel performing hair removal is not certified to use the appliance, it can also result in burns to the patient. Keep in mind that each patient is different and that, therefore, before performing laser hair removal, you should consult a doctor to examine the patient’s skin, the medicines you take, etc. The best way to avoid these sequels is ensuring that the personnel operating the machine are certified for it and you have a medical tracked.
Speaking of the technique itself, Are the results permanent? The results are permanent as long as the patient’s sessions when you are advised, depending on the hair cycle. If they skip sessions or spend too much time is left between them, then the results are delayed. Although the results are 100%, we recommend that, once finalized, an annual meeting takes place, to remove blond hair thin that appears rarely.
Is it a secure method? If it is done by people certified to operate the laser and low medical monitoring, security is total. Besides effective.
What areas it is especially recommended? For all. No type of zone for which the laser is not advised. It can be used in all areas of the body in any skin types.
How much influence the skin tone and hair color? With Soprano laser skin tone and hair color have no influence at all. It is particularly suitable for brown skin or blond hair, so it can be used even in summer when the sun is taken.
What is the ideal profile for a laser hair removal session? All kinds of ages from 14 years old, male and woman. The only conditions are that three days have passed since the last time you took the sun and the skin does not have any wounds.
Is it still painful? Are techniques have improved in this regard? Technology has improved a lot in this regard. With the Soprano laser hair removal it is almost painless, though of course always depends on the individual. A person may be more sensitive than others, but the pain hardly exists.
When you start to see results? From the first session already note as some hairs begin to grow and fall. With each session are increasing free zones hairs, until finally all gone. Are advised to follow the terms indicated between sessions for maximum effectiveness.
What are the latest developments in the field of laser hair removal? The Soprano laser is the newest addition to laser hair removal.
The arrival of the laser Soprano has meant a small revolution in the world of laser? That is, is the first laser that can shave even dark skins or flaxen hair, and allow sun to take the last two or three days.Until the arrival of Soprano, in summer it was impossible to shave and people with very blond hair did not notice any kind of efficacy.
What is the best time of year to undergo laser hair removal session? Thank you Soprano laser era year is indifferent. Many people prefer to do it in winter, but is a purely psychological issue because at that time have the body covered and do not care about the hair …
What precautions or care must have once you start with laser sessions? First medical alert if you have some type of skin injury, if you are pregnant or if you’ve started taking any medications. All this is important because the skin can change and the doctor is the right to say whether or not you can continue treatment.
What areas remain where women pluck more? Today all areas pluck. The most popular are the armpits, English and legs, but other areas such as the linea alba, facial hair, etc., are also very common.
Alexandrite Laser, diode, ruby, neodymium YAG … Who’s who laser in the world? Could you make a short summary of clear and simple way to understand a little more of each type and for whom it is more efficient? The difference between these is the wavelength: The Alexandrite is used especially for dark hair and medium skin tone, the diode and is used for dark skin and removes all types of hair, Ruby is particularly suitable for fair skin and dark hair and finally the Yag, with the length of highest wave, it can be used with any type skin, although it requires one or two more sessions.
Do you choose the most appropriate type of laser for each person according to their characteristics? Of course. Before starting a free medical consultation sessions is passed. Hence the doctor examines each customer and determines which treatment is most appropriate for him or her.
Many readers still do not know the differences between hair removal and laser hair removal. Are we the sum could easily? The laser has a light traveling in a straight line and is absorbed more accurately. To be more precise, the surrounding tissue is protected and only affects melanin. That is, it goes straight to the root of the hair, and light does not fire to other areas of the skin. The hair removal has a light traveling in all directions, so it is less accurate. It is absorbed in all areas of the skin, so that the hair follicle is not attacked directly.
Laser hair removal is it also for men? Every time more men come to the centers of laser hair removal? What areas are most demanded by them? Today there is almost no difference between men and women in matters of depilation. In clinics we have almost the same number of customers in both sexes. Men are aware that they are within their rights to care and make it more and more. As in women, all areas are in high demand, but if I had to choose a favorite, it would be the chest and back, followed by the buttocks.