What causes hair loss in women?
Hair thinning in women which affects nearly 40 million American women is mainly due to heredity and can start any time after puberty. However, we also know that female pattern hair loss can be strongly influenced by age, nutrition, stress, surgery, medications, illness, social/lifestyle factors, hair care and more. As hair follicles weaken and stop producing hair, hair loss occurs.
What causes hair loss in men?
In men, we know that hair loss follows a very specific, progressive pattern that is passed on through heredity and is triggered by a hormone–specifically dihydrotestosterone or DHT. An estimated 60 million American men are suffering with male pattern hair loss. As hair follicles miniaturize and weaken, coverage of the scalp diminishes leaving thinning or balding areas.
Is it permanent?
As the name rightly suggests, its laser hair reduction and NOT hair removal as it gets rid of about 70-75% of hair depending upon the type, area of the body and the amount of growth.
Is it painful?
We have the latest technology of lasers with an effective cooling which not only protect the surrounding skin but also makes the treatment experience more comfortable and pain-free.
How many sessions are needed and at what intervals?
On an average, 7-8 or more are needed. Since facial hair are hormonal, though it may take longer. There is no fixed interval between sessions as it differs depending upon growth of each person.
Who would be an ideal candidate?
Laser works best on fair skin and thick hair. It does not work on fine hair.
Precautions to be taken before and after the laser?
Don’t wax or thread and come for your session as no hair root will be present to kill. Your session may go waste. Though shaving is fine. Waxing or threading in between sessions is fine but when you come, the growth must be maximum.
Are there any side effects?
If done by some trained personnel and with correct parameters, there are no side effects. There are chances of burns if the technique used is not correct & other sensitivity related temporary redness.