Pre and Post-Care – Laser Hair Reduction

Unwanted hair on the body is a stressful situation and maintaining smooth and hair-free skin for a long time is not possible. Although an individual opts for traditional methods such as waxing, threading, plucking, etc. to get rid of unwanted hair, it results in pain, ingrown hair, and also serve with temporary results.

The presence of unwanted hair on the arms, legs, chin, upper lips, back, the chest is common and can affect an individual’s overall personality. Where temporary solutions are vividly used as a resort to the problem of unwanted hair, but a permanent solution is desired by everyone. Therefore, Dr. Niti Gaur, the best skin specialist, suggest laser hair reduction treatment at Aster Dermatology in Gurgaon. The method is effective and results in smooth and hair-free skin for a longer duration of time.

Laser hair removal treatment is a gentle technique that treats larger areas efficiently with minimal discomfort and less downtime. The procedure involves a highly concentrated laser light which destroys the hair follicles when shot on the targeted area. The pigments of the hair attract the laser heat resulting in hair reduction. To get the best laser hair reduction treatment, one can consult Aster Dermatology for laser hair removal in Gurgaon.

There are various laser technologies used to treat unwanted hair to provide better results, such as:

  • Diode

  • Alexandrite

  • Nd: YAG

These technologies are used according to the patient’s skin type and desired results, which can only be suggested after a thorough examination and proper consultation with a medical expert.

Apart from this, the treatment requires some pre and post activities to be followed for efficient and long-lasting results. The pre and post activities not only help the patient with an easy and smooth flow of treatment but also allows a dermatologist to perform the treatment with ease.

The pre precautions or activities to be followed before undergoing the laser hair reduction treatment are as follows:

  • Shave the area that has to be treated before the treatment.

  • Avoid exposure to Ultraviolet rays and tanning for at least a week before the treatment.

  • Remove the skincare or makeup products before treatment.

  • It is recommended to avoid chemical peels and any other laser procedures for 2 weeks prior and 2 weeks after the laser treatment.

  • The patient undergoing laser hair reduction treatment must not undergo waxing or any other traditional hair removal method 3 weeks before treatment.

  • An individual must wait for 14 days before and after to get the treatment of laser hair removal if they have dermal fillers injected in the area to be treated.

  • It is recommended to apply numbing cream 30 to 40 minutes before the treatment, if applicable.

  • An individual having cold sores or is prone to cold sores are highly recommended to take anti-viral medication (as suggested by a dermatologist) to avoid any problem during the treatment.

Besides the pre precautionary measures, there are few post precautions too that an individual needs to follow after undergoing a laser hair removal treatment such as:

  • Avoid sun exposure and apply sunscreen regularly after the treatment

  • Exfoliate the treated area, when directed by the expert to reduce the risk of ingrown hairs.

  • Avoid any chemical peeling treatment and laser treatment until the laser hair removal treatment is healed completely.

  • Make sure that the blisters are not pierced and antibiotic cream is used to heal the skin cracks.

  • Avoid wearing boots right after the treatment.

  • Avoid using seat warmers.

The above-mentioned pre and post precautionary measures are very important for one to achieve the best and effective results. To know more and have detailed information, it is recommended to visit the best skin specialist in Gurgaon at Aster Dermatology. The dermatologist at Aster Dermatology clinic not only provides an effective laser hair removal treatment but also provides with face and full body laser hair removal too. For more information, visit Aster Dermatology!


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