Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal

End Shaving for Good with Laser Hair Removal in Gainesville, FL

No more waxing, shaving & tweezing. Just gorgeous legs! The safest and most effective methods of Electrolysis and laser hair removal in Gainesville are used at Gainesville Dermatology to provide you with sleek, optimal results. Save yourself the hassle of shaving, waxing and tweezing! Click below to learn more about our hair elimination services and contact the experts at Gainesville Dermatology to schedule a consultation.

Laser hair removal is a very popular, non-invasive method to treat and eventually reduce unwanted body hair. We carry a state-of-the-art laser system that works gently and quickly to remove unwanted hair from multiple body surface areas. Plus, it is safe for any skin color.

With minimal discomfort, laser hair removal gives you the option to rid yourself of the pain, boring routine and expense of traditional hair removal practices like shaving and waxing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We carry the Cynosure Apogee Elite Laser. It has 2 wavelengths so we can safely treat all skin types.

It targets pigmented hairs in their active phase of growth and uses light energy to damage the cell that grows hair.

There may be some mild discomfort when the laser is activated. However, it generally fades soon after. Some say it feels similar to a rubber band snap, but this is patient pain level dependent. We use a cool air wand that blows cold air during the time of laser use to lessen any discomfort.

Each session time depends on the area being treated and can range from 15 min for the bikini area to 1.5 hours for full legs/back.

Yes, because of the hair growth cycle, you will need multiple treatments. The number of sessions and time in between depends on the client and the area being treated. On average clients need 6-12 full treatments. There is no magic number. Somepeople require less, some a few more.

After completing your full series of multiple treatments, you can expect to see significant reductions in hair re-growth. Your first session will not have lasting effects, due to the hair growth cycle. And some touch-up treatments may be required.

Laser hair removal has no downtime and you do not need to adjust your daily routine.

In some clients, the treated area may become red and show some swelling around each follicle, “razor bump” like reaction. This typically disappears within 24-72 hours.

Laser hair removal can target any areas on the body EXCEPT eyebrows.

Yes, laser hair removal is very safe when it is performed by an expereinced provider.

  • You cannot have laser hair removal if you are pregnant.
  • You cannot have laser hair removal if you have a sunburn or active rash to the area to be treated until resolved.
  • You cannot have laser hair removal if you are taking Accutane or have taken in the last 6 months.

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