laser hair removal, greenwich, westport ct

Laser Hair Removal | Greenwich | Westport CT

Why choose Laser Hair Removal from Greenwich Medical Spa:

  •  We have more than 11 years of experience providing safe, effective laser treatments.
  •  Laser Hair Removal offers a permanent solution to unwanted hair.
  •  IPL Laser Hair Removal means you’ll be smooth year round.

Hair belongs here, but not there. If you are troubled by unwanted hair in any area, Laser Hair Removal provides a permanent solution. You’ll be able to toss your razor, avoid painful and time-consuming waxing appointments, and never pluck again. IPL Laser Hair Removal provides an effective solution to facial and body hair and works for all skin tones.

We perform Laser Hair Removal with our Palomar IPL Starlux system, the best hair removal technology on the market. During this non-invasive approach to hair removal, light from the IPL wand penetrates the skin and is absorbed by the melanin, or pigment, in the hair follicles. The light’s heat destroys the hair follicle and causes the hair to fall out. The IPL light can affect hair follicles only when they are in the growth phase, which means additional treatments are needed to catch more follicles as they enter this phase. Typically patients will require 6 treatments to achieve full results. Once the necessary series of treatments has been completed, these results are permanent.

Because the IPL light targets pigment in the hair follicles in order to destroy them, darker hair responds well to Laser Hair Removal. However, this treatment usually is not a good option for blond, white, or gray hair because the laser beam has no target color that can be isolated.

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You should not tan, wax or tweeze for 4-6 weeks prior to treatment. However, you may shave the area 1-2 days before treatment.
You will likely experience mild discomfort during a Laser Hair Removal treatment. The sensation has been compared to a rubber band being snapped against the skin. Any discomfort will end as soon as the treatment is finished and can be lessened with a topical numbing cream we can provide.
Once you complete a full series of Laser Hair Removal treatments, all unwanted hair in the area will be gone. Because the hair follicles are destroyed, your results will be permanent.
Your treatment plan will depend on the amount, texture, and shade of your hair, but typically 6 treatments will provide significant results.
You may have the appearance and sensation of a mild sunburn, but symptoms will subside within a few hours. You should stay out of the sun a week before and a week after treatment. Other than this, there is no downtime with Laser Hair Removal.
After each treatment, you will notice hair becoming sparser as the hair follicles in the current growth phase are destroyed. When your recommended series of treatments is complete, the area will be hairless and smooth.
Laser Hair Removal can be used anywhere unwanted hair grows. This includes the face, eyebrows, legs, bikini are, underarms, and arms.

*Individual results may vary.

Greenwich Medical Spa, with locations in Greenwich CT and Westport CT, provides medical spa services to the Fairfield County CT area and including Greenwich, Westport, Darien, Mt. Kisco, New Canaan, New Haven, Norwalk, Rye, Scarsdale, Stamford, and Westchester. We specialize in anti-aging solutions, non-invasive body sculpting other medical spa procedures. Find us by searching Botox Darien, Fraxel Darien, Kybella Darien, Coolsculpting Darien, Laser Hair Removal Darien, PRP Hair Restoration Darien, Juvederm Darien, Vollbella Darien, Voluma Darien, Restylane Darien, Ultherapy Darien, and Vaginal Rejuvenation in Darien. For Men's Medspa Services search Laser Hair Removal for Men, Botox for Men, Activator for Men, Coolsculpting for Men.