Laser Hair Removal

Do you have unwanted hair? Shaving can become tiresome, and constant waxing or threading is often painful and expensive in the long run.  To permanently reduce the appearance of unwanted hair, Dr. Frances J Segal and staff offers laser hair removal.  Our team of experienced laser professionals can quickly, and in many instances, painlessly remove unwanted hair from any region of the body.  The IPL based technology we use is FDA approved for even the darkest skin, which is not possible to treat with other options.

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What Is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is the use of a intense pulsed laser targeted at your area of choice in order to remove hair.

How Does It Work?

Laser hair removal works through the use of the targeted light energy. The highly concentrated light energy targets the pigments in the hair follicles in the treatment area. The pigment in the follicles then absorbs the laser, heats up quickly, and the hair follicle is then destroyed.

What Areas May Be Treated?

Any are of the body can be treated. Some of the possible treatment areas may include, but are not limited to, the face, arms, underarms, legs, bikini, Brazilian, and other places on the body. If you have a certain area you would like to treat, please let us know during your consultation.*

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Am I A Good Candidate for Laser Hair Removal?

You may be a good candidate for laser hair removal if you are looking for a treatment to help reduce hair growth with longer-lasting results in comparison to shaving, plucking, or waxing. In addition, the treatments are most effective for those with lighter skin and darker hair. This treatment may not be beneficial for you if you have a tattoo on the treatment area or lighter blonde or white hair. If you have any concerns about your eligibility, please let us know during your consultation.*

Is It Safe?

Yes! this noninvasive treatment is safe when performed by a knowledgeable medical professional.

Are There Any Side Effects?

There are a few possible side effects that may follow after receiving laser hair removal. Some of them may include, but are not limited to, swelling, redness, mild scarring or blisters. If you are concerned about any of the side effects that you are experiencing after getting laser hair removal, then please contact us.*

laser hair removal carlsbadHow Long Does it Last?

The destruction of a hair follicle is permanent.  However, because hair follicles have a three stage growth cycle, some may be dormant at the time of treatment. As these dormant follicles begin active growth again, you will need a touch-up at some point in the future. This is true of any laser hair removal. We perform laser hair removal at a power setting optimal to remove as much hair as we can each time, while minimizing inherent risks such as burning your skin. Multiple sessions are required to remove all hair in an area, especially since hair is in different stages of growth at any point in time.

Laser Hair Removal: An Investment For Years to Come.

When you give up shaving, waxing, threading and other time-consuming, expensive services, you make a smart choice. In the long run, laser hair removal has high satisfaction rates. On RealSelf, the Worth It Rating is 94%! Whether you’re looking to be beach-ready year-round or you want to look extra good for an upcoming date, you can expect a series of treatments to garner benefits far beyond the initial event you anticipate.

No More Unwanted Hairs? YES PLEASE!

If you are looking for a way to reduce hair growth and possibly have more long-term results, then it may be a great idea for you to consider receiving laser hair removal.  With the help of our qualified staff here at Dr. Frances J Segal and staff, you can have the hairless skin that you are looking for! We look forward to seeing you soon!

*Results may vary. The information provided will not guarantee your eligibility for treatment. Consultation and medical examination must be completed before approval.

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