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Laser IPL Permanent Hair Removal

by Stewart P. Wang
Hair Removal in Pasadena and Inland Empire

If you have been frustrated with overgrown facial or body hair, or unsatisfied with the temporary results of the never ending hair removal or epilation methods such as shaving, tweezing, waxing and electrolysis, etc, then Laser IPL hair removal is the answer for you. Wang Plastic Surgery and Med Spa, utilizes the Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Laser Hair Removal in Pasadena and Inland Empire area to permanently remove your unwanted hair, leaving your skin soft and smooth without stubbles.

Laser treatments use pulsed light energy to treat various layers or depths of tissue beneath the skin. Dr. Stewart Wang uses the ingenuity of the Cutera CoolGlide™ XEO Laser, with ability to adjust the depth of light penetration based on the condition, color and texture of your skin or hair. To understand more about permanent laser hair removal treatment options in Pasadena or Riverside area, request a consultation online or call our office at (888) 360-6688 today.

What are the common benefits of laser hair removal treatments?

Video: Your Guide to Laser IPL Skin Treatment At Wang Plastic Surgery, we utilize the FDA approved Cutera CoolGlide™ XEO Laser to permanently remove unwanted hair for all skin types and skin tones, from light to dark, including tanned patients. Hair follicles are darker than skin, the intense light energy targets and heaths the dark tissue, destroying the hair follicles from the skin surface, while cooling the top layers of skin, preventing any discomfort and without damaging the lighter skin tissues.

Permanent hairremoval by laser can be performed to target facial hair, remove under arm hair, bikini lines, legs, and on other body parts.

How are laser hair removal treatments performed?

Each type of treatment may vary based on your targeted treatment area, skin tone and texture or hair thickness, and your hair's growth cycle of the treated area. Typically, the treatment area is shaved; a topical anesthesia is applied, followed by a cooling gel. The hand piece glides over your skin as the light pulse occurs, while the patient may sense a mild pinch or stinging sensation. Additional cooling gel may be applied as needed for your comfort.

How long do laser hairremoval treatments take?

Laser hairremoval treatments typically take between 15 and 45 minutes; and generally between 3 to 6 treatments are needed. We can easily accommodate scheduling laser treatment appointments for any busy schedule.

What can I expect after laser hair removal treatment?

Most of our patients experience a few hours of redness at the treatment site. The redness is typically gone within 24 hours and normal activities can be resumed the very next day. CoolGlide disables the hair’s active growth phase, at the time of treatment. Since other hairs will enter this active growth phase at different times, hence 3-6 treatments are required. Dr. Wang will discuss your specific precautionary needs during your consultation at our plastic surgery offices serving Southern California.

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Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stewart Wang specializes in Pasadena breast augmentation as well as breast enhancement, hair transplant, face lift, laser hair removal, eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), nose surgery (rhinoplasty), abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and breast lift. He has offices in Upland, and Pasadena and serves Southern California including La Verne, Glendora, San Dimas, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, Yorba Linda, Riverside and Rancho Cucamonga.

Locations

  • 76 North Hudson Avenue #113 Pasadena, CA 91101
  • (626) 796-6680
  • 440 North Mountain Avenue #307 Upland, CA 91786
  • (909) 985-6030

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