Laser Hair Removal

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Laser Hair Removal

The process of removing unwanted hair by means of exposure to pulses of laser light that destroy the hair follicle. We use only cutting-edge technologies, and we employ only the most qualified and experienced medical staff. Our laser hair removal treatments are clinically proven to be safe and effective— so effective that most clients can rid themselves of the daily routine of shaving and waxing completely. In fact, research shows that 90% of clients report long term hair reduction after an average of three to six treatments.

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Laser Treatments Menu & Pricing

At RediMedi, our advanced laser technology is scientifically-proven to provide fast, gentle, and safe hair removal for all skin types.

RediMedi is a registered safe space and we work with people of all genders, identities, and orientations.

Frequently Asked Questions

To perform the procedure, the skin cleansed then is treated with the laser.

The laser treatment will take place in a room set up specifically for laser treatments. Everyone in the room must wear protective eyewear during the procedure.  Many patients say that the laser pulses feel like warm pinpricks or a rubber band being snapped against the skin.

A laser removes hair by vaporizing it. This causes small plumes of smoke that have a sulfur-like smell.

How long your treatment lasts depends on the size of the area being treated. Treating the upper lip takes minutes. If you are having a large area like the back or legs treated, your treatment may last more than an hour.

What must I do after getting laser hair removal?

To avoid possible side effects, all patients need to protect their skin from the sun. After laser hair removal, you should:

  • Avoid direct sunlight from hitting your treated skin.
  • Not use a tanning bed, sun lamp, or any other indoor tanning equipment.
  • Follow your laser technicians after-care instructions.

You may see some redness and swelling after treatment. This often looks like a mild sunburn. Applying a cool compress can help reduce your discomfort.

Is there downtime?

No, laser hair removal generally does not require any real downtime. Immediately after having laser hair removal, your treated skin may be red and swollen. Despite this, most people return to their everyday activities.

When will I see the results after having laser hair removal?

You will likely see the results immediately after treatment. The results vary from patient to patient. The color and thickness of your hair, area treated, type of laser used, and color of your skin all affect the results. You can expect a 10% to 25% reduction in hair after the first treatment.

To remove the hair, most patients need 6 to 8 laser treatments. After finishing the treatments, most patients do not see any hair on the treated skin for several months or even years. When the hair regrows, there tends to be less of it. The hairs also tend to be finer and lighter in color.

How long will the results of laser hair removal last?

Most patients remain hair free for months or even years. When some of the hair regrows, it will likely be less noticeable. To keep the area free of hair, a patient may need maintenance laser treatments.

What are the possible side effects?

The most common side effects are minor and last 1 to 3 days. These side effects include:

  • Discomfort.
  • Swelling.
  • Redness.

Other possible side effects are rare when laser hair removal is performed. Other possible side effects include:

  • Blistering.
  • Herpes simplex (cold sores) outbreaks.
  • Infections.
  • Scarring.
  • Skin lightening or darkening.

In time, skin color tends to return to normal. Some changes to skin color, however, are permanent. This is why seeing a certified advanced esthetician/ laser technician who is skilled in laser treatments and has in-depth knowledge of the skin is so important.

It is also important to follow your provider’s instructions. Following both the before-treatment instructions and after-treatment instructions will greatly reduce your risk of side effects.

When is it safe to have another laser treatment for hair removal?

This varies from patient to patient. Removing hair often requires a series of laser treatments. Most patients can have laser hair removal once every 4 to 6 weeks. Your provider will tell you when it is safe to have another treatment.

Most patients see some hair regrowth. Your provider can tell you when you can safely have laser treatments to maintain the results.

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Portland, OR 97214

 

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