About laser hair removal

Orange County Plastic Surgery offers a wide variety of laser treatments to provide you with a minimally invasive solution for your skin condition. With current technological advances, more and more patients are seeking laser procedures to care for their skin and remove unwanted hair.

Newport Beach plastic surgeon Dr. Juris Bunkis is thrilled to provide you with such innovative laser hair removal technology. With the Cutera XEO® laser, unwanted hair is easily removed from areas such as, the upper lip, cheeks, chest, underarms, arms, and legs. It is also safe and effective for those who have darker or tanned skin. Set up a consultation today at our Newport Beach, CA office to learn if laser hair removal is right for you.

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Laser hair removal candidates

With many hair removal treatments out on the market today, we know you have a lot of options. However, laser hair removal treatments are one of the most effective avenues to safely and effectively removing unwanted hair. It is also great for those who have light or dark skin.
You are an ideal candidate if you:

  • Have unwanted hair on your upper lip or other areas of your body
  • Are a body builder and desire a clearer and smoother look
  • Are embarrassed by your unwanted hair
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Laser hair removal: what to expect

After a thorough skin examination and consultation with your skin care professional, a laser hair removal treatment plan will be developed and an appointment will be scheduled. Before the procedure begins, you will be comfortably seated in our on-site procedure room and provided protective eye gear. The unwanted hair will then be trimmed to a few millimeters and a cool gel (or cooling device) will be used in conjunction with the laser.

The purpose of the gel/cooling device is to make the treatment more comfortable and efficient. Then the laser light will be applied to the desired area, which works to specifically target and eliminate hair follicles without damaging or disturbing the surrounding skin cells. Treatments may take 30 – 60 minutes.

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Laser hair removal recovery and results

Once the laser hair removal treatment is complete, an ice-pack or cooling agent will be applied to the treatment area. Depending on the amount of hair and area being treated, 3 – 8 sessions may be needed to achieve optimal results. Typically, sessions are scheduled 4 – 8 weeks apart. Your skin care professional will provide you with detailed information about post-treatment care. Since laser hair removal is a nonsurgical treatment, patients will be free to return to their normal activities almost immediately after treatment.

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Achieve hair-free skin

Tired of using razors, wax, and topical creams to remove your unwanted hair? Say goodbye to the mess and painful wax treatments with sophisticated laser hair removal. The great benefit of laser hair removal is the long-lasting result. Call our office today to learn more about laser hair removal.

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