In recent years, laser hair removal has become the most popular choice for people who want to eliminate unwanted body hair. The treatment uses a laser to heat and effectively destroy hair follicles in the treated area without affecting the surrounding cells or any other follicles.
But even with the widespread success and popularity of laser treatments, the experts who staff our London cosmetic clinic are still sometimes asked whether or not the treatment is safe. In today's blog post, we will put this question to bed once and for all.
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In a nutshell: yes, laser hair removal is safe, as long as the treatment is administered by a qualified clinician. Here at Dr Leah Clinics, we use a laser treatment called Soprano ICE, which uses award-winning technology to permanently remove your unwanted hair. It is the latest version of the renowned Soprano hair removal laser, and more importantly, clinical tests have shown that Soprano ICE is completely safe. It is also pain-free, and suitable for all skin types.
As with any treatment, some Soprano ICE patients do experience side effects (including redness and itchiness in the treatment area), but these are quite minor and usually subside shortly afterwards. We cannot vouch for other clinics and the treatments that they use, but we have enough confidence in our own methods to say that, yes, laser hair removal is completely safe for both male and female patients.
To book a hair removal treatment at our cosmetic clinic in Moorgate, please visit our Laser Hair Removal page. You will also find before/after photos and a comprehensive price list.
Alternatively, click here to return to the Dr Leah homepage and learn about our other treatments, including Botox, facial fillers, and non-surgical liposuction.