Laser hair removal in Napa, Sonoma, and Marin County has found a new “gold standard” in the LightSheer™ system from Lumenis®. At Allegro MedSpa in Santa Rosa, patients interested in laser hair removal can benefit from treatments that reduce unwanted hair by targeting the hair’s pigment and destroying the follicle. The Lumenis LightSheer system, with its breakthrough features and patented technology, provides a safe and effective treatment for unwanted hair.
Backed by long-term clinical data, the LightSheer system has the ability to reduce hair growth and treat the entire range of skin colors and hair types: white, black, grey, red, and even blonde.
How Laser Hair Reduction Works
Our laser hair reduction technology emits near-infrared laser light that is absorbed by the pigment located in the hair follicle. The laser is pulsed, or turned on, for only a fraction of a second. The duration of each pulse is just long enough to damage the follicle, while the system’s patented, contact-cooling handpiece protects the skin. The device targets numerous hair follicles simultaneously, allowing for the treatment of large areas quickly and effectively.
An individual treatment may last anywhere from a few minutes to 1 hour or more, depending on the size of the area being treated. The number of treatments required depends on the region of the body and the type of hair and skin you have, but our clients interested in laser hair removal from Sonoma County, Marin County, and Napa, CA find that, in general, it takes 4 to 6 treatments to achieve the best result.
Some clients report minor discomfort such as a slight tingling sensation during the procedure, but most tolerate the treatment well. Topical anesthesia is available if necessary to maximize your comfort.
After Laser Hair Reduction
Side effects are rare, though the appearance of the treated area immediately following a session will vary from client to client. Any swelling or redness at the treatment site typically goes away within a couple hours, and most people are able to return to normal activity immediately. Many of the unwanted hairs are gone at the end of your first treatment, and you will continue to see hair reduction with additional treatments.
Highly trained Allegro MedSpa skin health professionals will custom-design your hair reduction treatment program, including an estimate of how many sessions it will require to meet your desired goal. All treatments are supervised by on-site, board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Francisco Canales and Dr. Heather Furnas for added peace of mind.
Men and women from Marin County and Sonoma County have had excellent results with laser hair reduction. Hair reduction treatment prices depend on the number of visits required to achieve your desired goal. Laser hair reduction can complement other body treatments, such as vein ablation procedures at our Napa Valley-area day spa.