About Laser Hair Removal
How much do you value your time? If you're still using traditional shaving to temporarily cut your hair follicles, you could be wasting more than 25 days in the course of 20 years according to TotalBeauty.com. If you switch to laser hair removal, you'll spend less than one day on treatments in 20 years. Not only does laser hair removal save your previous time and energy, it destroys the hair follicles in the treated area so you aren't stuck in an endless cycle of hair removal. At Bella Lago Aesthetics in Tahoe/Truckee, California, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Charles Virden offers the Sciton Forever Bare BBL system to safely and comfortably remove unwanted hair from any area of the face and body. Dr. Virden and his skilled MedSpa team prefer Forever Bare because it can be used on most skin types and tones. Since most patients will need several sessions to ensure dormant follicles are treated, packages can be purchased for hair removal.
If our laser can detect your hair, it can remove it. Sometimes, blond, white, gray, or red hair are not always the best candidates for laser hair removal. However, there are new developments every day to help address this problem for men and women with light colored hair. Keep in mind that your hair grows in cycles (rest and growth), and some hair may be in a dormant cycle.
What to Expect
Before your laser hair removal treatment, we advise that hair be neatly trimmed. Extremely long hair is not necessarily great for this removal procedure. We ask that you wear protective eyewear while the laser is on your skin to protect your eyes from the heat energy. The technician will apply a cold gel to the treatment area then test a small area of your skin to test for negative skin reactions and to see what the best setting is right for the laser. Once the settings are just right, our tech will continue to place the handheld device and perform short, controlled movements with the laser as it is breaking down your hair follicles. With intense, pulsating light that we apply to your skin, the laser will target and destroy your hair follicles. This will help prevent future growth. The laser will not damage the skin or soft tissues in the area of treatment. We recommend scheduling several laser hair reduction sessions to maximize your chance of removing hair in a different cycle and see terrific results.
Depending on the size and location of your treatment area, most sessions are relatively quick and sometimes only a few minutes! Of course if you are treating the majority of the area on your legs, the sessions will take a lot longer than on your chin. You can also expect no downtime, and you can go about your day as planned (most patients can return to normal activities immediately after treatment).
Plan Your Service
- Average Cost
- From $125
- Recovery Time
- 15 minutes - 30 minutes
RemovE Unwanted Hair!
Stop worrying about the visibility of your unwanted hair! We know that waxing and shaving can be a pain. You should try our laser hair removal treatments. Please call and schedule an appointment for a skin and hair analysis to learn if our painless laser hair removal could be a benefit to you!