Laser Hair Removal Specialist

Nikunj Patel, M.D., FACC -  - Cosmetic Surgeon

Neosculpt laser Vein & Cosmetic Surgery Center

Nikunj Patel, M.D., FACC

Cosmetic Surgeon & Phlebologist located in Abilene, TX

If you’re ready to toss your razors, wax strips, and depilatory creams and enjoy softer and smoother skin, laser hair removal might be a great fit for your needs. Dr. Nikunj Patel, FACC, and the team at NeoSculpt Laser Vein & Cosmetic Surgery Center offer the latest laser hair removal treatments and can help you get rid of unwanted body hair safely and effectively. Schedule an appointment today at the Abilene, Texas, med spa to get started on Quanta laser hair removal. Online scheduling is available, or call the office to check available appointment times.

Laser Hair Removal Q & A

What is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is a technique for permanently removing unwanted body hair. The team at NeoSculpt Laser Vein & Cosmetic Surgery Center uses a Quanta laser to deliver just enough heat to permanently damage targeted hair follicles, preventing the hair from growing back.

While anyone can have the procedure done, it is typically most effective on light skin and dark hair. However, because of new advances in technology, even men and women with darker skin can still see great improvement in hair reduction.


What areas can laser hair removal treat?

Laser hair removal can reduce hair growth on nearly any area of the body, depending on your treatment goals. Some of the most common areas in which people choose to have hair removed include:

  • Legs
  • Underarms
  • Upper lip and chin
  • Arms
  • Bikini line
  • Back

Some men even choose to have laser hair removal to eliminate any trace of a beard.


How does laser hair removal work?

Before the procedure, you should avoid sun exposure and refrain from plucking or waxing the treatment area, as this can make the procedure less effective. You can, however, shave the area prior to your appointment.

On the day of the procedure, you wear goggles to protect your eyes from the laser. Your practitioner passes a handpiece over the surface of your skin as the laser pulses.

You won't feel any significant pain, but you might experience a sensation similar to the snap of a rubber band as the laser pulses. You may notice a bit of redness and swelling for a few hours after the procedure.


How successful is laser hair removal?

Generally, laser hair removal is very successful, especially if you have lighter skin with dark hair. Within weeks of your treatment, you’ll notice hair falling out of the treated follicles.

Laser hair removal with the Quanta system typically takes several treatments to achieve optimal results. You might also require brief touch-up treatments once a year to maintain your smooth skin.

To learn more about laser hair removal, book a visit to NeoSculpt Laser Vein & Cosmetic Surgery Center online or over the phone.