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Laser Hair Removal
Laser Hair Removal
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Laser hair removal is one of the more common cosmetic procedures in the U.S. It beams a highly concentrated light to destroy the hair follicles in the skin, permanently reducing or eliminating unwanted hair.
We use the diode laser system that provides excellent results and can be used on the darkest skin types, and suitable for nearly any hair diameter and color. It can be used to selectively treat any area of the body, with exception of the skin around the eyes.
The surgeons at Saint Luke’s Hospital combine their considerable training and experience in laser and cosmetic dermatology, providing excellent results at affordable prices, usually 50- 65% lower than prices in the United States.
Dra. Griselda Izabal of dermatalogica, a dermatologist with extensive experience in dermatological treatments, provides the best patient care and excellent service.
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Several weeks before undergoing laser hair removal, you should reduce plucking, waxing and electrolysis, because the laser targets the hairs' roots, that are temporarily removed by waxing and electrolysis.
To prepare for the procedure, the surgeon cleans and sterilizes the skin. The skin may be numbed with a topical anesthetic. The laser is directed at the treatment area and the light penetrates the skin, vaporizes the hair shafts, and damages the hair follicles so that they cannot grow new hair. Not every follicle is completely destroyed by a single treatment, however any new hair that grows back tends to be lighter in color and finer than the original hair.
After the treatment, the skin may be tender and red for a brief time, and a topical cream may be recommended to ease discomfort. Typically, multiple treatments (up to 7 sessions) will be required to completely eliminate unwanted hair.
The most common side effects of laser hair removal include:
• Skin irritation. Temporary redness and swelling may occur after laser hair removal. These
symptoms typically disappear within a few hours.
• Pigment changes. Laser hair removal might lighten or darken the affected skin, usually on a
You should avoid sun exposure for several weeks before and after treatment.
This information should be used only as a guide to your medical treatment. All specifics will be discussed with your surgeon at your consultation. For more information about laser hair removal contact Saint Luke's by using the “Ask a Question” form on this page.
Saint Luke’s Hospital is part of the Saint Luke’s Hospital Group, providing top quality medical care to the local community in Los Cabos for more than 12 years.
The hospital has state-of-the-art equipment and facilities and the surgeons have been carefully selected from some of the best surgeons in Mexico, all board certified with specialty licenses in their field of expertise.
Saint Luke’s is committed to being the premier hospital group for health care and medical tourism in Mexico.
Meet the Surgeons
Dr. Martin Izabal
A renowned dermatologist with
Dra. Griselda Izabal
With extensive experience
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