Laser hair removal is one of the best treatments for unwanted hair because it can provide longer-lasting results than shaving or waxing. It works by destroying the hair follicles, thereby inhibiting hair growth. While laser hair removal is primarily intended for larger areas of skin such as the back, legs, and stomach, it can also help to remove unwanted hair from the face, underarms, and bikini line.
Dr. Ganta is one of the best surgeons in Austin, Texas, and he has years of experience in the field of laser therapy. Based on the patient’s skin type, he can recommend the best laser therapy to optimize results and minimize side effects. HE is experienced in multiple forms of laser therapy including diode laser, Nd:YAG, and Alexandrite laser.
Diode laser treatment is suitable for patients with dark as well as light skin tones. Dr. Ganta usually recommends Alexandrite laser for patients with a light-to-olive complexion, especially when the areas to be targeted are larger. Nd:YAG is a long-pulse laser therapy that is safe for all skin types, though it is not very effective for patients with light and fine hair.
Laser therapy usually works best for people with dark, coarser hair, as the rays tend to be attracted to the color pigments in the hair follicle. Laser rays destroy the follicles so that no hair can grow from them and target the pigments to minimize the appearance of any remaining hairs.
Laser treatment offers numerous benefits to men and women who prefer to avoid shaving, waxing, and other methods of hair removal. Each session of laser hair removal takes just 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the size of the skin area to be covered.
The laser rays work with high precision and target the hair selectively without causing damage to the skin. The results of laser hair removal can last for several months. Patients may need maintenance sessions once or twice a year.
Dr. Ganta’s years of experience give him the knowledge to recommend the best laser therapy for patients depending on their specific hair and skin type.