How Laser Hair Removal Works

Laser light sources gently remove unwanted hair based on the principle of selective photothermolyisis. This refers to the process whereby light energy causes thermal injury to the hair follicle. The light penetrates through the skin and is absorbed in the target pigment (melanin) found in the hair shaft. This energy absorbed in the shaft causes the temperature to reach a sufficiently high level in the hair follicle so that the targeted hair structures are destroyed and regrowth is inhibited.

The LightSheer™ Diode Laser System, with its unique combination of laser parameters, penetrates tissue to destroy the base of the hair follicle and stunt hair regrowth. At the same time, the LightSheer system’s aggressive cooling provided by the ChillTip handpiece minimizes potential collateral epidermal damage caused by light absorption by melanin in the epidermis. This patented ChillTip™ combined with efficient, reliable, high-power diode technology, makes the family of LightSheer lasers the most advanced hair removal system available.

Located in Signature Plastic Surgery, upper level of Lakeside Offices