News For This Month: Hair

Laser Hair Removal Issues

Hair is bothersome since it may grow where it is not desired especially with women and it may be remove permanently by methods which are complex and in most cases most people elect to have the hair removed by laser.

Removing of hair by laser involves the exposing some pulses of laser light which destroys the hair follicles and it has been experimentally performed since the early 90s.

Removing hair is practiced widely in many clinics and it is even practice at homes by people who utilize devices meant for home consumers and laser hair removal is deemed as being efficient and safe according to dermatologists.

Using laser is a principal of selective photothermolysis and what happens is that there is a matching of particular wavelength of light and the pulse period gets the effect which is optimal upon the target tissue and it has effects which are minimal on the tissue that is surrounded.

The follicle which makes then hair to grow but does not heat the skin itself and this light is absorbed by this objects which are dark and is reflected by some light and water so that the energy of laser is immersed on the skin.

Eumelanin which makes hair to be black or brown and pheomelanin makes the hair to be red or blonde.

The light blonde, white hair and strawberry blonde hair cannot be removed.

Hair removal is best done by using laser for dark and coarse hair and those with dark and light skin hair are best and most effective for being removed but there is a system that removes black hair for those who have dark skins.

There is little chance of the hair growing again after the hair has been removed and there is experience in many patients who get the hair growing again after some years and this goes to say that the laser removing may actually reduce the hair grow but does not eradicate the hair growth permanently.

Hair removal is now very popular since there is speed and efficacy even though the efficacy depends on the experience and skill of the person dealing with the laser and the availability and choice of diverse technologies of laser that is used.

The other method of removing hair is by using electrolysis which has been in use for over 130 years but unlike laser the technology enables the hair to be removed completely form any area of the skin and is very effective for any kind of hair colour but the method is very tedious and slow as compared with the use of laser.

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