Laser Hair Removal in Houston, TX
Keeping your skin silky and smooth is an ongoing, never-ending chore, especially if you’re still using traditional methods of getting rid of unwanted hair. Consider trying laser hair removal at Pearland Premier Plastic Surgery. Dr. Christopher Hankins and his team of professionals have been removing hair from all over the bodies of men and women in Pearland, Lake Jackson, Houston, and the surrounding areas of South Houston.
What is Laser Hair Removal?
Are you constantly waxing, plucking, or shaving to get rid of that stubborn fine or coarse hair on your face or body? At Pearland Premier Plastic Surgery, Dr. Christopher Hankins offers the latest in permanent hair removal and reduction with the state-of-the-art laser hair removal and light-based technologies. Even if you have ingrown hair that is leaving you with bumps and pain, our lasers can remove the hair with no pain or side effects.
Because we own many types of technology, we can switch your treatments to the equipment that takes into account your hair color, stage, and growth cycles to provide the most effective treatment.
Am I a Candidate for Laser Hair Removal?
Determining if you are a candidate for laser hair removal depends on the coarseness and color of your hair and skin, as well as the technology used to address these factors.
As the hair progresses from coarse to fine in certain skin types, multiple lasers or light-based systems need to be available to the medical practice in order to best address permanent hair removal. Dr. Hankins advises his hair removal patients that the growth cycle of the hair follicle is critical to a successful treatment. As all hair grows in three stages, it is important to know that hair can only be destroyed in the beginning stage when the bulb is in the hair bed.
During the remaining two phases, the hair is migrating out of the body to be shed while new growth occurs. The only time a laser or light source can remove permanent hair is when the hair is targeted in the beginning phase.
Can White or Blonde Hair Be Treated?
White or blonde hair cannot be treated for laser hair removal because there is no pigment. Since the pigment is the source of the target to heat and destroy the hair and bulb, it is not possible to have an effect on these hair colors. The solution for these is waxing, plucking, or shaving.
How Much Does Laser Hair Removal Cost in Houston, TX?
The cost for laser hair removal depends on the size of the treatment area. There are small, medium, and larger treatment areas. The cost also varies based on the number of treatments required. We offer several financing options to help men and women in the Houston area afford laser hair removal services.
You don’t have to face a lifetime of plucking, shaving, and waxing to get rid of hair and enjoy silky-soft, smooth skin. Contact Pearland Premier Plastic Surgery to learn about the laser hair removal options available to men and women living in Pearland, Lake Jackson, Houston, and the neighboring areas of South Houston.