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Can You Get Laser Hair Removal On Your Face?

Laser hair removal works great if you are fed up with constant waxing and shaving and plucking. It is used on any area of your body to remove hair, but many people wonder whether you can get laser hair removal on your face. Continue reading to learn more about how laser hair removal works and how it can be used on your face.

Laser Hair Removal Oneonta

How Laser Hair Removal Works

Laser hair removal uses a laser like the Excel® HR which is set at a very specific wavelength that protects your skin while eliminating only the hair follicle. Once the hair follicle dies, hair can no longer grow. At the New York Skin and Vein Center, we offer you the Excel® HR laser because it uses a combination of Nd:YAG and Alexandrite lasers, which are the two most effective options for laser hair removal. 

Many hair removal treatments won’t give you noticeable results until you’ve had 8 or 9 sessions. However, Excel® HR gives much faster results and you will see a difference after 2-5 sessions. 

Can You Do Facial Laser Hair Removal?

People often use laser hair removal treatments on their armpits or legs, but it is equally effective on your face too. Laser hair removal treatments are very safe and can be used on any area of the body, no matter how sensitive. So, it is the ideal option for removing unwanted hair from your face. 

Consultations Available Now

The first step is to schedule an in-person consultation with one of our highly trained providers at New York Skin & Vein Center located in Oneonta, NY, serving the surrounding New York City areas with additional offices in Norwich, Binghamton, and Hamilton.

Simply fill out the form on this page and we will reach out to you promptly to schedule your appointment. Your journey to a healthier, happier you can start today.

Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal treatments have a lot of benefits over other options like waxing and shaving. There is no downtime for recovery required after the treatment and they are very quick, taking around 20-30 minutes each session. 

The results of laser hair removal treatments can last for years, which means that you only need to wax and shave very occasionally. Once the hair does eventually grow back, you can have more laser treatments to prevent further growth. 

It is a completely pain-free experience, which is a huge benefit if you normally wax your hair. Laser hair removal treatments also eliminate problems with ingrown hairs, which can be incredibly painful if they become infected. 

Am I a Candidate for Laser Hair Removal?

If you struggle to stay on top of facial hair and you are constantly waxing and shaving, laser hair removal could be the solution that you are looking for. Our innovative treatments can give you a long-term solution, saving you a lot of time and frustration in the future. The treatments work on all skin types and tones, and it is safe for use on all areas of the body, even sensitive areas like the face. 

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Take the Next Step

To schedule your in-person hair removal consultation, call New York Skin & Vein Centers at (607) 431-2525 or simply fill out the form on this page. We look forward to working with you!

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