Criteria for qualifying as a candidate for laser hair removal

Posted on 28 Jul, 2010

People all around the world face problems of excessive hair on their body. Laser hair removal treatment can be used to remove extreme hair growth on the face, abdomen, underarms and other parts of the body.

Technological advances

Technological advancements in laser treatments have brought down the prices of laser treatments. The treatment has also gained popularity with more and more cosmetic surgeons specialising in laser treatment. Skilled professionals can reduce the associated risks with laser treatment and make the procedure safer.

Ideal candidate
A patient with very fair skin and dark, coarse hair is considered an ideal candidate for laser hair removal. Laser treatment involves the use of laser light to target and destroy melanin cells that are responsible for the production of pigments. As it is simpler to focus on dark coloured substances on a light coloured background, it is more practical to destroy dark coloured follicles on a lighter coloured epidermis that is low on melanin count.

However, with the latest technological advancements, it has become possible to treat dark-skinned people as effectively with laser hair removal treatments. The first step in ensuring that you get desired and good results is to consult a highly skilled doctor or a surgeon for the treatment.