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Laser Hair Removal

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Here’s how it works

Laser hair removal is a hair removal procedure that can be used effectively on most any part of the body. It uses highly concentrated light to penetrate hair follicles, which will inhibit future hair growth.

The process works only on actively growing hair follicles, so it could take several treatments to produce a significant amount of hair reduction. Because laser hair removal only slows and inhibits hair growth, there is no assurance that it will be permanent. You may require periodic maintenance.

Costs can vary based on individual patient needs and the amount of injections required.

The costs involved in this procedure include facility fees, medical tests, cost of the PMMA filer, Dr. Jimerson’s fee and any medication or any additional treatment that may be required. Our staff will provide you with a detailed cost estimate for your procedure.

Laser hair removal is relatively safe. As with any injection or procedure, risks and side effects can occur. They include:

  • Mild swelling around hair follicles • Changes in pigment, but these are usually temporary • Slight redness of the skin • Temporary skin irritation, including blistering, crusting or scarring

If you have darker skin, special care will be taken; a less intensive laser will be employed.  And if you’ve tanned, gone to a tanning both or even used a spray tan, it is recommended that you avoid laser hair removal treatments so there won’t be damage to your skin.

Be sure to follow Dr. Jimerson’s instruction following your injections to obtain optimal results.

Laser hair removal is done as an office procedure. Dr. Jimerson will use a highly concentrated light beam to target the hair follicles to be treated. You will experience some mild discomfort, which is only temporary.

Because your hair grows in cycles, you will probably need three to four laser hair removal treatments to achieve significant hair reduction.

Prior to the laser procedure you will have a consultation with Dr. Jimerson. This is an important appointment, as it will give you an opportunity to ask questions about the procedure you’re interested in and what you can expect from the surgery.

He will discuss you specific goals, take a medical history and review your current medications. Photos are usually taken, both before and after the surgery.

You will also be able to learn what options are available to you, along with the risks and possible complications of the procedure.

During your appointment, it’s good to ask Dr. Jimerson questions about your procedure.

Here are some questions to consider:

–       What laser technique is recommended?

–       How long will the recovery period be for my procedure?

–       What risks are associated with my procedure?

–       What type of complications can happen?

–       When will I be able to see the results of my procedure?

–       Do you think that I’m a good candidate for this procedure?

Bes sure to ask any other questions you have about Dr. Jimerson, the procedure or anything else that concerns you about your surgery.

Dr. Jimerson and his team have years of extensive training and experience in all areas of cosmetic surgery, liposuction and fat grafting. He has pioneered face and body sculpting techniques that bring patients exceptional, long-lasting results.

The team is committed to meet your unique needs, with a natural, long-lasting look. Because of his expertise, Dr. Jimerson offers patients reduced operative times, which means faster recovery times. In addition, he strives to use techniques that are safer than traditional procedures.

The best way to determine if laser hair removal is right for you is to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jimerson. The doctor will discuss the procedure, evaluate your concerns relating to your body and answer any questions you may have. To schedule your appointment, click here.