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How Many Laser Hair Removal Treatments Will I Need?

Laser hair removal is the popular semi-permanent hair removal option that drastically stops hair. After only a few sessions, you can throw your razor away! New York Skin & Vein Center is proud to offer the most cutting-edge laser technology using the Excel HR system, resulting in no pain and fewer treatments to achieve long-lasting results.

Cutting-Edge Technology: Excel HR (Hair Removal)

New York Skin & Vein Center offers laser hair removal with the Excel HR system – the safest and most effective treatment for all skin types. This system removes unwanted hair anywhere on your body by combining the power of a 755nm Alexandrite laser and a long-pulse 1064 Nd:YAG laser.

The 755nm Alexandrite laser is an ideal solution for finer hair and lighter skin shades. The 1064 Nd:YAG is the safest wavelength for darker skin types. The Excel HR protects the skin from heat build-up and provides continuous cooling to maximize your comfort. Compared with other lasers, Excel HR requires fewer treatment sessions to obtain optimal results.

How Does It Work?

The Excel HR uses laser energy at a precise wavelength that detects your hair by focusing on the pigment cells that reside in the hair follicle. Once the melanin in your hair is targeted, the laser treats down the hair follicle and root thereby killing it. 

You will love this laser treatment for hair that grows on your face, neck, armpits, backs, bikini areas, and legs. Depending on the size of the treatment area, a session can last one minute up to an hour. With minimal side effects and no downtime, the process is pain-free and very well tolerated.

Long-Lasting Results

While other laser hair removal methods may need 6-9 sessions to see results, Excel HR patients can expect to see major improvements somewhere between 3-5 sessions.

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 Cobleskill.

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.

You can expect to see an 80% reduction of hairs in their active growth phase with each treatment. It’s generally recommended to space treatments four to eight weeks apart. The waiting period allows for remaining (and dormant) hairs to regrow before the next treatment.

During this time, it is recommended that you don’t wax, pluck, or thread. You may shave or use a chemical depilatory (Nair or Neet), but the hair must be in the follicle in order for the laser to target it for removal.

While laser hair removal may not get rid of hair forever, it does reduce hair growth enough that you can stop shaving altogether. Maintenance treatments are recommended for new growth and stragglers that appear over time.

Is it Right for Me?

If you’re bothered by unwanted hair and looking for a long-term solution, laser hair removal with Excel HR may save you from shaving, plucking, or waxing. Though it’s safe for any skin tone, it’s not suggested for those with recent tanning (or fake tans) as this pigmentation is superficial and difficult to treat through. It’s important to feel comfortable, which is why New York Skin & Vein Center uses the best laser available, walks you through the process during your consultation, and provides a custom treatment plan.


*Individual Results May Vary

Dr. Dohner and his team strive to provide the best experience for everyone who chooses their practice for their aesthetic and vein needs. Read why our patients love their results & experience with Dr. Dohner and his team of expert providers at New York Skin & Vein Center in New York.

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!

*Individual Results May Vary.

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