In this process, laser-beam enters the upper skin layer. The pigment of the follicle absorbs the light energy specifically. When light is converted into heat, the surrounding area is heated as well. Then, the follicle cell undergone a heat damage, and alternatively death of root of the hair and the hair follicle.
Each region needs around 4 to 6 treatments. More treatments are done, higher is the chance to treat every hair in its damageable growth stage.
The effectiveness of the treatment depends on the color, thickness and depth of the hair, thus red, blond and grey hair react less than black hair. Hormone level is also responsible for the best outcome. For high effectiveness, a treatment plan must be prepared depending on your skin type and hair consistency.
As the laser beam heavily target pigments in the hair, black or dark hair can be treated easily while treating blond and grey hair is seldom possible.
Studies proved that after the end of treatment there are very good effects till 12 months with latest generation of lasers. Hair follicles are definitely damaged.
After applying a hydrous gel, the laser is held onto the skin and moved over the parts which have to be treated. The laser sends a light impulse size around 14mm, which looks like soft pricks .This process is very comfortable because of the skin cooling system of laser device.
Some people may notice redness of skin, strong feeling of warmth or wheals. Hair loosens and drops out after 5 days to 2 weeks, where re-grown hair is mostly thinner and lighter than the natural one.
The treatments can be done after the gap of 3-5 weeks, after a definite hair growth is noticeable.