Smart Hair Removal
Fine hairs that grow in certain body parts are sometimes considered to have a special attraction for the opposite sex. However, if the growth of the fur is in an undesirable place and its growth is dense, it must be very disturbing in appearance, it can even result in a loss of confidence in women and men.
What causes excessive hair growth?
Excessive hair growth is classified into hypertrichosis and hirsutism. While the cause can be due to:
Hormonal factors, usually in addition to excessive hair growth sufferers also have other symptoms due to hormonal abnormalities such as increased body weight, heavy voice and menstrual cycle disorders.
Use of certain drugs or after surgery such as skin grafting (skin grafting).
Why should excessive hair be removed?
Most people want to remove excess hair from hair because of cosmetic reasons, but in some people it is more caused by shame that causes severe psychological stress.
How do you get rid of excess hair?
There are many ways to remove unwanted hairs that are temporary (temporary) and permanent. The temporary method usually only removes the hair shaft but the roots and hair follicles remain. These methods include shaving, waxing, using depilator creams or pulling hairs.
This action is usually quick and easy to do, but hair will grow back quickly and look rough, and cause pain, and if done carelessly will cause irritation and infection of the skin. A method that permanently removes the hair shaft while damaging the hair follicles and roots. The old method is by electrolysis, but this technique requires a very long time in the process and can cause scarring (scars) on the surrounding skin.
What is meant by Smart Hair Removal?
Smart Hair Removal (LHR) is the latest technique using laser photosilk plus to remove unwanted hairs. This laser uses a Nd YAG laser with a wavelength of 1064 nm to conduct heat and selectively damage hair follicles.
The laser beam is absorbed by the pigment around the hair follicles and the heat generated will destroy the hair follicle selectively without causing significant damage to surrounding tissue.
Which areas can Smart Hair Removal do?
The upper area of the lips, chin, armpits, bikini line (around vital organs), legs and other desired areas.
What are the advantages of using Smart Hair Removal?
The laser works selectively by damaging hair follicles.
Hair growth will be reduced and slower 4-6 weeks after one treatment. However, it usually takes several therapy sessions to get maximum results.
Minor side effects, such as swelling, are only temporary and will disappear shortly after therapy. Pigmentation after therapy can occur in a small proportion of sufferers, more often in patients with dark skin types, will disappear with the use of the right sunscreen cream. These side effects can be reduced by using skin cooling during the therapy.
What must be done to undergo Smart Hair Removal? Before the laser action:
It is best not to wax or pull hair at least 2 weeks beforehand.
Avoid excessive sun exposure and do not tanning 4 weeks before the laser action, because tanning on the skin can absorb laser light, causing side effects on the surrounding skin.
Shave your hair short (don't lose it completely, leave a little) on the day you will do Smart hair removal therapy.
Take medication that has been prescribed by a doctor. People with a history of herpes virus infection who will do laser therapy in the upper lip or bikini line will usually be given anti-viral medication before the laser procedure.
After laser action:
Continue the treatment given by your doctor and complete the complete laser therapy.
Use sunscreen lotion / cream.
To prevent infection in the laser area, the doctor will give antibiotic cream and ointment.
To obtain maximum results, it is recommended to do several therapy sessions. For that reason, consult your problem in advance, the doctor will conduct anamnesa and a thorough examination even if needed a laboratory examination to determine the factors causing excessive hair growth.