Suppose you’re fed up with time-consuming shaving, waxing, or plucking. In that case, you can simply zap away unwanted body hair with the effective laser technology at Stone Creek Family Medicine in Montgomery, Texas. Led by Jeremy McWilliams, DO, Ginger McMillian, FNP-C, and Courtney Groves, FNP-C, the patient-centered team offers innovative laser technology that allows you to banish body hair in quick and convenient in-office sessions. Get the smooth, hairless skin you’ve envisioned by calling the practice to book an appointment today.
To book for this service please visit the Wellness & Medical Aesthetics website for more information or call 936-582-4555
Modern laser hair removal technology uses concentrated light beams to damage hair follicles so they fall out and don’t grow back.
Laser hair removal involves a fairly simple process. You wear protective eye goggles, particularly if the laser removes hair on your face. Your provider typically applies a cooling or numbing gel and glides the laser device over your skin to deliver precise, safe laser energy.
Laser hair removal can significantly reduce the amount of unwanted hair. After your first treatment, your hair grows back normally, but it begins to fall out in about two or three weeks. Your hair is noticeably lighter and less dense when it grows back.
Multiple sessions are necessary because you have various stages of hair growth. Your Stone Creek Family Medicine provider can recommend the right number of treatments. A minimum of six treatments spaced around 5-8 weeks apart are usually recommended.
Laser hair removal isn’t painful, especially when compared to waxing. Most people say the sensation feels similar to pinpricks. There are also numbing creams available that help to cool your skin.
Laser hair removal is efficient and tolerable, but if you’re sensitive to pain, talk with your provider about any available pain-relief options.
You might experience mild redness and swelling, but this typically subsides within a few hours after treatment.
Your Stone Creek Family Medicine provider can perform laser hair removal on a variety of body parts, such as the:
Laser hair removal is highly effective for all skin and hair types, from a small area to the full body.
To best prepare for your laser hair removal treatment, shave 24 hours before your session for the best results. If you are treating your underarms, don’t wear any deodorant.
You should avoid sunbathing for about six weeks before your treatment. You should also avoid other hair removal methods and blood-thinning medications for at least one week before your laser hair removal session.
Your provider can help you prepare for your upcoming treatments.
Thanks to revolutionary laser systems, the days of wasting time shaving, waxing, or plucking unwanted hair are in the past. Call Stone Creek Family Medicine to book an appointment today.