Laser hair removal at The Skin Nurse Clinic is a medical treatment that utilises a concentrated beam of light (laser) to eliminate unwanted hair.
During laser hair removal, a laser transmits a light that is consumed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair. The light energy is transformed into heat, which destroys the tube-shaped sacs within the skin (hair follicles) that produce hairs. This damage/loss inhibits or delays future hair growth.
Though this treatment efficiently delays hair growth for a long period of time, it normally doesn’t result in permanent hair removal. Various laser hair removal treatments are required for initial hair removal, & maintenance treatments might be needed as well. Laser hair removal is most useful for people who have light skin and dark hair.