Laser Hair Removal

Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa

Hormone Therapy, Vein Treatment, and Aesthetics located in Vestavia Hills, Prattville, Tuscaloosa, Oxford, and Cullman, AL

Are you tired of the endless cycle of shaving, plucking, waxing, and depilatory creams needed to manage unwanted hair? At Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Dr, Charles HUnt, II and his expert team offer laser hair removal through the innovative VectusⓇ laser system. With laser hair removal, it’s possible to move beyond constant hair removal efforts and enjoy smoother, more touchable skin. Schedule a consultation at Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa today to learn more about Vectus and how it can permanently remove unwanted body hair.

Laser Hair Removal Q & A

How does laser hair removal work?

To understand how laser hair removal works, it helps to know a bit about how your hair grows.

Your body is covered with hair follicles, which are concentrated more in some areas than others. Each follicle contains a root with protein cells. Blood flow feeds those cells, stimulating hair growth. Each follicle creates just one hair, and each hair goes through a cycle of active and resting phases.

Laser hair removal works by directing a concentrated beam of light to individual hair follicles. That light generates heat, which destroys the follicle’s ability to create new hair. Cooling technology keeps the surface of your skin at a comfortable temperature as the heat penetrates into the root of the hair follicles.

What are the benefits of the Vectus laser hair removal system?

Vectus is revolutionary in the laser industry. Its uniform beam profile allows practitioners to treat larger areas in less time than other laser platforms.

Improved hair follicle coagulation also supports better results. Earlier laser hair removal systems could only treat hairs in the active growth phase, forcing you to return for multiple appointments to treat the same targeted area.

The Vectus system can permanently eliminate hair regardless of where each follicle is in the growth cycle. In fact, many men and women achieve permanent results after just two treatment sessions.

Is laser hair removal worth the expense?

Laser hair removal is an investment, and many people wonder if that investment is a good value. When you consider the cost of other hair removal options, it becomes clear why laser hair removal is such a popular choice.

Razors, shaving cream, waxing strips, and depilatory creams all cost money, and must be purchased multiple times a year. Over time, the cost of hair removal really adds up.

There’s also your time to consider. What could you do with the hours of time it takes each year to manage unwanted hair? Laser hair removal requires a few relatively short treatment appointments for permanent results. Here again, the numbers make sense compared to shaving or waxing.

Is laser hair removal painful?

Most men and women tolerate laser hair removal easily, reporting no significant pain. Minimal discomfort is possible, and some liken the experience to the snap of a rubber band.

If you have especially sensitive skin, you might benefit from a numbing cream, especially in more sensitive treatment areas. Talk to your provider before your session to see what options are available.

Schedule an appointment at Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa to begin your path toward smooth, hair-free skin.