laser hair removal

Deliberate removal of body hairs has been practiced in almost all human cultures for various cultural, sexual, medical, and religious reasons. The methods used to remove body hairs from different body areas include bleaching, plucking, shaving, waxing, threading, chemical depilatories, and electrolysis. However, these methods are no longer considered ideal tools because of short-term efficacy and demand for long-term hair removal. 

With a great demand for a permanent solution for hair removal, developed technology-induced with photopilation by light and laser-based systems is one of the fastest-growing areas of cosmetic dermatology. LASER HAIR REMOVAL is non-surgical rapid hair removal that has led to the development of various light sources for hair removal. The evidence from controlled clinical trials favors the use of lasers and light sources for the removal of unwanted hair.

What is Laser Hair Removal?

There has, therefore, developed a great demand for efficient long-term hair removal systems; in fact, photo epilation by light and laser-based systems is one of the fastest-growing areas of cosmetic dermatology. Laser Hair Removal is a non-invasive, effective, and safe hair removal treatment that uses controlled clinical favors of lasers and light sources to destroy the hair follicles without harming the skin of the people.

Laser Hair Removal is extensively used and practices in cosmetic dermatology with advanced technology devices. LHR applies to all types of skin to remove unwanted hair from the face, leg, chin, back, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other areas of the body. The beams of light are highly concentrated into hair follicles, resulting in the pigment in the follicles absorbing light, thereby destroying it.

Who does Laser Hair Removal?

Patients who require hair removal are generally for a purely medical purpose which includes patients affected by hirsutism, hypertrichosis, acne cheloidalis nuchae, pseudofolliculitis barbae. While most undergo these procedures for aesthetic reasons, mainly for the removal of unwanted hair from the face, leg, chin, back, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other areas of the body.

However, a large part of patients who undergo laser hair removal treatments is for cosmetic reasons with normal hair pattern. A considerable amount of time and financial resources are spent to achieve hair-free appearances achieved by Laser Hair Removal treatment.

The procedure of Laser Hair Removal:

Being a popular alternative to shaving and waxing, especially for those looking to save time, Laser Hair Removal is minimally invasive in targeting specific hair, avoidance of in-between growth stages, and elimination of ingrown hairs. People having light skin and dark hair is most useful to take Laser hair removal treatment.

The fundamental principle of this treatment depends on the pigmentation of the hair which should absorb the light, but not the skin’s pigmentation. However, the laser used should damage only the hair follicle, leaving the skin unaffected. Laser hair removal is effective to a lesser extent for hair colors that do not absorb light well, such as grey, red, blond, and white. These are a few limitations of LHR.

Thus, hair follicle eradication by a laser light source is a function of various laser (e.g. power, spot size, irradiation time, and repetition rate) and tissue (absorption and scattering coefficients, density, heat capacity, and thermal conductivity) parameters.

Steps and Preparation for Laser Hair Removal:

  1. Review by the doctor to learn your medical history and discuss the risks related to the treatment and determine appropriate treatment options for the patient.
  2. For the first session of Laser Hair Removal, it is important to avoid waxing or plucking of hairs for four to six weeks before treatment as these activities remove hair follicles and roots. Since these are the targets during laser treatment.
  3. Initially, a cold gel may be applied or a special cooling device will be used to protect the outer skin and minimize side effects.
  4. The process of laser pulses of light will be given in the treatment area and slight discomfort may be felt like a warm pinprick or light rubber band snapping against the skin.
  5. After the first session of the treatment, the sensation of the laser process varies depending on the treatment area. 
  6. Hair follicles hit by the laser during the treatment can take days to weeks to fully shed.
  7. However, Laser Hair Removal effectively delays hair growth for months to years yet, the result may not be permanent hair growth.
  8. Few maintenance sessions a year may also be needed for long-term results.


The results vary from patient to patient. Factors that affect the outcome of treatment include the hair growth cycle, skin color, hair color, and density, and the quality of the individual hairs. After finishing the treatments, most patients do not see any hair on the treated skin for several months or even years. Also, when the hair regrows, there tends to be less of it. The hairs also tend to be finer and lighter in color. 

Luxor Hospital and Laser Hair Removal Treatment:

With technological advancement, every institute needs to be upgraded to keep up with the facilities and services they can provide for better results and satisfied customers. Luxor hospital, a very well technologically equipped and well known for Plastic and Cosmetic surgeries uses the latest Equipment for Laser Hair Removal Treatment.

The Triple Wavelength Diode is a piece of completely safe equipment that Luxor Hospital uses for Laser Hair Removal. Comfortable laser hair removal and a completely painless experience is the highlighting feature of this latest technology.

Its triple-wavelength LASER, SHR, In-Motion, and ICE-Plus technologies make it one of the most effective, complete, safe, and fastest Laser Hair Reduction treatment available in the world today.

It’s sweeping ‘in-motion’ technology that allows the applicator to be repeatedly moved over the treatment area, ensuring full coverage. The new and improved ICE-Plus super cooling technology cools the skin surface, providing a virtually painless yet highly effective hair removal.

LHR with Triple Wavelength Double Handpiece comes with FIVE significant advantages:

  • Super-Safe (SHR mode and ICE-Plus technology)
  • Super-Fast (Extra Large Quattro Handpiece)
  • Super-Cool & Comfortable (ICE-Plus technology)
  • Super-Effective (3-D technology with simultaneous use of three laser wavelengths)
  • Complete Coverage (In-Motion technology

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October 22, 2021

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