This was reported in the exclusive comments for Health 24 by a leading dermatovenerologist of the Medicover Medical Center Yarina Zaichenko.
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Laser hair removal – the most popular method of hair removal today. The principle of this type of hair removal is the destruction, by a laser beam, of the hair follicle. This method allows you to get rid of excess hair. The multiplicity of procedures on average is 6-8 times. Of course, there are indications, contraindications and certain cautions during the procedures and in the period before and after.
Laser hair removal has many contraindications
However, it should be noted that before the procedures you should consult a specialist and talk and note certain nuances.
The advantages of this procedure is to completely get rid of unwanted hair, effectively helps with the problem of ingrown hair. Compared with other methods, laser hair removal is considered less painful.
The recommendations of the specialist before the start of the procedures are warnings regarding sun exposure. You can not sunbathe in the sun or tanning beds 2 weeks before a session of the procedure and 3 weeks after. Day before and after the procedure do not take a hot bath. 2 weeks do not use saunas and swimming pools. The skin should be moderately moist. With dry skin, there may be a burning sensation during the procedure itself. After the session, apply soothing creams to the skin.
Dermatovenerologist Yarina Zaichenko "If the procedure is carried out on sunny days, you must use sunscreen. During the first procedure there may be a burning sensation of the skin and tingling. These sensations immediately pass after the end of the session. People with sensitive skin experience swelling, redness, itching. These symptoms disappear immediately after the procedure, or within a few hours. "
Contraindications for laser hair removal:
Endocrine pathology. In this case, you need to consult with an endocrinologist and follow the advice of a specialist;
Acute allergic processes;
Sexually transmitted infections;
Exacerbations of chronic dermatological diseases (herpes infection, eczematous diseases);
Laser hair removal is popular among men.
Also temporary contraindications include pregnancy and breastfeeding babies.
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