Patients who want to eliminate the problems of shaving, waxing, and depilatory creams may be happy to learn that there is a much better way to reduce unwanted hair: laser hair removal.

Laser hair removal is a wonderful way for patients to remove unwanted hair on the body. Many patients use this treatment to eliminate hair on the legs, bikini line, chest, face, and back. With continued treatments, patients can experience permanent results.

Patients must first determine their eligibility for laser hair removal. This can be done during an initial consultation appointment in which Dr. Grayman examines the patient and discusses advantages and disadvantages of the treatment. Cost and expectations are discussed, as well as medical background and history. Patients can talk about the ways they have removed hair in the past and the problems that have occurred to determine if laser hair removal is a fitting solution.

Laser hair removal is done in the office of Dr. Grayman, of Pure Skin Dermatology in Orlando. Patients rest comfortably on a treatment table or chair while Dr. Grayman uses a laser device against the skin to target hair follicles. The laser detects the pigmentation in the hair and deadens the follicle to keep it from producing more hair.

The key to effective laser hair removal is regular appointments. Some patients may require up to eight visits to target all of the hair follicles. This is due to the various stages of hair growth. The laser cannot affect hair follicles that are not in the active growth phase. By undergoing several appointments a few weeks apart, patients enjoy the best results. If only one treatment is received, the results will not be satisfactory. Several treatments are required, and this is explained thoroughly to the patient during the initial consultation appointment.

Dr. Grayman is happy to provide laser hair removal for patients seeking the permanent reduction and removal of unwanted hair. Her practice, Pure Skin Dermatology, is conveniently located in Orlando and accepts new and patients.