Laser Hair Removal for Men
Pain-free Laser Hair Removal for Men
At CHIC Med-Aesthetic Clinics we also offer specialised laser treatments for men. Our Syneron Candela eLase Laser equipment is the only virtually pain-free laser machine on the island. This allows us to perform, with great ease, laser hair removal on areas where hair is thick and dense, which is quite common on men’s chest and back. Conventional laser hair removal tends to be quite painful for men, as their body hair tends to be thicker and denser. Our equipment is both effective and comfortable with increased patient safety and reduced treatment times on all skin types.
How does it work?
Laser hair removal works by using a laser or light source to target and selectively heat the hair follicle. The laser is attracted to the melanin in the hair follicle where it is converted to heat energy that can destroy the stem cell in the hair follicle and prevent its future growth. The skin also takes up part of the laser energy, but it has the ability to lose heat quicker than the hair follicle, and is left intact. Hair also has a larger amount of melanin than skin, therefore it attracts the laser energy more readily than skin. Therefore, as a rule, people with darker hair and lighter skin are easier to treat as there is a greater differential between the amount of melanin in the skin and hair.
How many treatments do I need and how often?
Generally, 3 to 8 sessions are required at 4 to 8 weekly intervals (depending on the area treated) in order to achieve maximal reduction in hair growth (90% or more). The reason why 3 to 8 treatments are required is that laser hair removal works best on the hairs that are in their anagen or active growth phase. Therefore, in order to reduce the amount of hair growth, multiple treatments are required to capture more hair follicles in their anagen phase of growth. The interval between each session is decreased in areas such as the face which has a shorter hair cycle.
What will my experience with CHIC’s Lasers be like?
CHIC has the very latest technology in skin laser equipment. CHIC’s lasers are safer, virtually pain free, give better results, faster and can be used on all skin types. These attributes combined are a first in Malta.
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