FAQs

  • Why should I choose Laser hair removal?

    Usually, Laser hair removal is performed for cosmetic reasons; however, in certain cases it is medically essential! For women with intense folliculitis (“spots” developing on skin a few days after waxing or shaving), Laser is the only medically indicated treatment.

  • Is Laser hair removal effective?

    Absolutely! Lasers are used in Medicine for more than 20 years. Scientific, clinical studies support and demonstrate the undeniable results, as well as the safety of this process.

    It is also worth noting that the state-of-the-art Lasers we use in Dermadvance achieve hair elimination with the minimum number of treatment sessions, while being effective for all skin type, even for people with hormonal disorders.

  • How does Laser hair removal work?

    Selective photothermolysis is the main function achieved with Lasers.

    Hair’s melanin absorbs Laser-emitted light. Then, light energy induces temperature increase within the hair follicle, where most melanin is accumulated. This temperature increase destroys safely the hair root, as well as its ability to produce new hair.

  • How often should I have a hair removal session? Why is one time not enough?

    To answer this briefly, we could say that hair follicles that are successfully destroyed are those being in the “Growth” phase on the day of the treatment session.

    The hair root has a specific life cycle, consisting of 3 phases:

    • Anagen phase (growth)
    • •   Catagen phase (relaxation)
    • •   Telogen phase (hair shedding)

    Laser destroys successfully hair follicles (hair roots) which are in the first phase. But not all hair follicles are in the same phase at the same time!

    This is why more than 1 session is required.

    In particular, the average time between Laser sessions ranges from 4 to 6 weeks. The intervals between sessions, as well as the total number of sessions, depend on individual factors.

  • Is it suitable for my skin?

    The ultramodern Laser devices of Dermadvance have incredible results on all skin types; from light-colored skin to the darkest ones. Laser wavelength is 755 nm, the safest one!

  • Which areas are suitable for Laser hair removal? Can it be applied on genitals?

    Yes, of course! Most frequently, Laser hair removal is applied on the following areas:

    • •   face – upper lip
    • •   arms and legs
    • •   bikini and sensitive area
    • •   shoulders
    • •   underarms
    • •   chest
  • How many sessions are required?

    The time intervals between treatment sessions, as well as the total number of sessions, depend on individual factors:

    • •   Anatomical area
    • •   Hair growth rate
    • •   Hair quality
    • •   Biological factors

    Usually an average number of 8 sessions are required. The time interval between sessions increases as time goes by. The new Laser for hair removal is ultramodern, achieving even better results, while it is absolutely painless, thus less time and fewer sessions are required.

  • Is it permanent?

    Yes. Laser hair removal with the Arion II Alexandrite Laser guarantees permanent hair reduction by 90%, always taking into account hair color and thickness, as well as your skin color. This is performed before the first application so that to inform you of the results that will be achieved at the end of your treatment sessions.

  • How safe is it? Is it not dangerous?

    No, Laser hair removal is not dangerous at all, it is 100% safe. Medical Lasers used for hair removal have a particular target, melanin within the hair follicle, leaving the surrounding skin intact; therefore it is absolutely 100% safe.

  • Could it cause cancer?

    No. Laser hair removal is absolutely safe, with the largest body of research evidence in the field of Cosmetic Medicine. Furthermore, it has been approved by the strict US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for more than 20 years now, as there is no study associating Laser and Skin Cancer.

  • Could it burn my skin?

    When Laser application is performed in a dermatology clinic using state-of-the-art devices, there is no such risk. In Dermadvance we have performed thousands of Laser hair removal sessions with no such case.

  • Can it be applied in the summer?

    Yes. After an evaluation from our specialized and experienced personnel, a treatment session can be performed during the summer.

  • Are there any side effects?

    The most common side effect is temporary redness of the skin, which subsides on the following day. However, you won’t feel pain, just mild sense of dryness on your skin.

    When Laser application is performed in a dermatology clinic using state-of-the-art devices, there is no such risk.

  • What will I feel?

    It is an absolutely tolerable treatment. You will only feel mild irritation, just like a quick pinch, and if you don’t feel comfortable, it can be avoided using anesthetic cream. In any case, there is nothing to be afraid of, it is a pleasant and calm treatment.

  • Will my skin peel off or become red?

    In general, Laser hair removal is 100% Safe and Painless (it doesn’t hurt).

    And don’t forget… When Laser hair removal is applied in a dermatology clinic using state-of-the-art devices, there is no risk.

  • Is it suitable for both men and women?

    Yes, it is suitable for both genders, for people in the mid-teens and older.

  • Can Laser hair removal be applied during pregnancy?

    Yes. Laser hair removal is absolutely safe for the embryo. Many women continue their treatment sessions with their gynecologist’s approval.

  • I haven’t had children yet. Can I have laser hair removal of my bikini?

    Yes! Laser hair removal does not emit radiation, but light, targeting hair root’s melanin; thus it does not affect fertility in any way.

  • From which age can it be applied?

    We prefer people whose hair growth has been completed. Therefore, the best candidates are people from the mid-teens and older.