Laser Hair Removal in Dubai
Fattan Polyclinic is a leading provider of laser hair removal treatment in Dubai. Laser hair removal is a common medical aesthetic procedure that provides fast, reliable & significant reduction of unwanted hair with the aid of concentrated laser light. it is a safe and effective procedure for all parts of the body; the upper lip, chin, back, legs, forearm, underarm, and bikini line being the most popular.
If you’re not happy with shaving, tweezing, or waxing to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal may be an option worth considering.
If you’re interested in laser hair removal, choose a doctor who’s board-certified in a speciality such as dermatology or cosmetic surgery and has good experience with laser hair removal on your skin type.
If a physician assistant or licensed nurse will do the procedure, make sure a doctor supervises and is available on-site during the treatments. Be cautious about spas, salons or other facilities that allow nonmedical personnel to do laser hair removal. If you choose Fattan Polyclinic, you can be assured of safe treatment and the best possible results.
Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly done cosmetic procedures at our Dubai Polyclinic.
What is Laser Hair Removal?
or is a convenient, noninvasive method for permanently reducing or removing unwanted facial or . It leaves the looking smoother and silkier than , electrolysis, or razors and is a gentle technique that can treat larger areas effectively with minimal discomfort and with no downtime.
What are the benefits of Hair Reduction?
Lasers are useful for removing from the face, leg, chin, back, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other areas.
Benefits of include:
Speed. Each pulse of the takes a fraction of a second and can treat many hairs at the same time. The can treat an area approximately the size of a quarter every second. Small areas such as the can be treated in less than a minute, and large areas, such as the back or legs, may take up to an hour.
Predictability. Most patients have after an average of three to seven sessions.
When to consider Laser Hair Removal?
If you have unwanted facial, or that makes you feel self-conscious or limits your ability to wear certain clothing.
If you have and are of light .
If you are looking for an alternative to , electrolysis, shaving and bleaching.
is used to reduce . Common locations include legs, armpits, , chin and the bikini line. However, it’s possible to treat in nearly any area, except the eyelid or surrounding area. with tattoos should not be treated either.
How to prepare for Laser Hair Removal?
is more than just “zapping” . It is a medical procedure that requires training to perform and carries potential risks. Before getting , you should thoroughly check the credentials of the doctor or technician performing the procedure. If you are planning on undergoing , you should limit plucking, , and electrolysis for six weeks before . That’s because the targets the hairs’ roots, which are temporarily removed by or plucking.
Laser Hair Removal Procedure at Fattan Polyclinic
Just before the , your that will be undergoing will be trimmed to a few millimeters above the surface. Usually, topical numbing medicine is applied 20- 30 minutes before the procedure, to help with the sting of the pulses. The equipment will be adjusted according to the colour, thickness, and location of your being treated as well as your colour.
The doctor will press a hand-held instrument to your . Depending on the type of , a cooling device on the tip of the instrument or a cool gel might be used to protect your and lessen the risk of side effects.
When the doctor activates the . You might feel discomfort, such as a warm pinprick, and you’ll likely feel a sensation of cold from the cooling device or gel., the beam will pass through your to the follicles. The intense heat from the beam damages the follicles, which inhibits
Treating a small area, such as the , might take only a few minutes. Treating a larger area, such as the back, might take more than an hour.
Laser Hair Removal FAQ
Hairs do not fall out immediately, but you will shed them over a period of days to weeks. This may look like continued . Hence, repeated treatments are usually necessary because and a loss naturally occur in a cycle, and works best with follicles in the new-growth stage.
Results vary significantly and are difficult to predict. Most people experience doesn’t guarantee . When regrows, it’s usually finer and lighter in colour. that lasts several months, and it might last for years. But
. The basic principle is that the pigment of the , but not the pigment of the , should absorb the light. The should damage only the while avoiding damage to the . Therefore, a contrast between and colour – and light – results in the best outcomes. colour and influence the success of
The risk of damage to the an option for people who have . is less effective for colours that don’t absorb light well: grey, red, blond and white. However, options for light-coloured continue to be developed. is greater when there is little contrast between and colour, but advances in technology have made
Before , schedule a consultation with the doctor to determine if this is an appropriate option for you. Your doctor will likely do the following:
- Review your medical history, including medication use, history of disorders or scarring, and past procedures
- Discuss risks, benefits and expectations, including what can and can’t do for you
- Take photos to be used for before-and-after assessments and long-term reviews
At the consultation, discuss a is usually an out-of-pocket expense. plan and related costs.
The doctor will also offer specific instructions to prepare for . These might include:
- Staying out of the sun. Follow your doctor’s advice for avoiding sun exposure before and after . Whenever you go out, apply a broad-spectrum, SPF30 sunscreen.
- Lightening your . Avoid any sunless creams that darken your . Your doctor might also prescribe a bleaching cream if you have a recent tan or .
- Avoid other methods. Plucking, and electrolysis can disturb the and should be avoided at least four weeks before .
- Avoiding blood-thinning medications. Ask your doctor about what medications, such as aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs, to avoid before the procedure.
- Shaving . It removes above the that can result in surface damage from burnt hairs, but it leaves the shaft intact below the surface.. Trimming and shaving is recommended the day before
You might notice . and swelling for the first few hours after
To reduce any discomfort, apply ice to the treated area. If you have a , the doctor might apply a steroid cream to the affected area. reaction immediately after
After and between scheduled treatments, avoid sunlight and don’t use a tanning bed for six weeks or as directed by your doctor. Use a broad-spectrum SPF30 sunscreen daily.
usually requires two to six treatments. The interval between treatments will vary depending on the location. On areas where grows quickly, such as the , the might be repeated in four to eight weeks. In areas of slow , such as the back, the might be every 12 to 16 weeks.
For each , you’ll wear special goggles to protect your eyes from the beam. An assistant might shave the site again if necessary. The doctor might apply a topical anaesthetic to your to reduce any discomfort during .
If you are looking for safe, effective , in Dubai then contact Fattan Polyclinic. We have the latest technology to get rid of on your legs, underarms or any other area that is bothering you. With our staff’s skilled hands and state-of-the-art equipment, we can provide a look that will help you be more confident than ever before! Call 04 229 0018 now or book your appointment online!