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Yes, You Can Remove Hair There

Imagine being able to bare your skin without worrying about unwanted hair. Laser hair removal can turn that idea into a reality.

At Daphne Panagotacos, M.D., Inc., we know how problematic unwanted hair can be. That’s why Dr. Daphne Panagotacos offers laser hair removal using the Morpheus8® system

And, it may surprise you, but Dr. Panagotacos can remove hair from pretty much anywhere. 

Laser hair removal basics

Before getting into where Dr. Panagotacos can eliminate unwanted body hair, let’s clear up the confusion about how laser hair removal works.

The Morpheus8 system uses beams of laser energy. When directed at a hair follicle, the pigment in the hair absorbs the energy. This damages the follicle, which makes it unable to produce another hair. 

This system is safe for all parts of the body and all skin types. However, it’s more effective where there’s a greater contrast between the hair and skin color. But don’t worry; even if you have fine, light hair, you can still get results — it just might take a few extra sessions. 

It’s also important to note that hair follicles are at different stages of the growth cycle. Some may be actively growing hair, while others are shedding or resting. 

Laser hair removal only works with follicles in the growth phase. That means everyone undergoing this treatment requires multiple sessions to deactivate all the follicles in a specific area.

Finally, people consider laser hair removal a permanent option. However, some individuals experience hair regrowth. Dr. Panagotacos can address that through occasional maintenance sessions. 

In most cases, those occur every few years. 

What to expect during treatment

People generally say that laser hair removal feels a bit like having a rubber band snapping against your skin. For others, it’s more of a stinging sensation. 

This is partly due to the thickness and pigmentation of the hair. In many cases, these sensations ease with successive treatments since you have fewer hairs, and they tend to become finer.

On top of that, the Morpheus8 system provides more comfort than other lasers, thanks to its advanced contact cooling technology. 

Dr. Panagotacos can also use a topical numbing agent to increase comfort, especially in sensitive areas like the upper lip and others with thinner skin. 

Saying goodbye to unwanted hair — even there

Finally, it’s time to talk about where you can get rid of that unwanted hair. 

The most common areas for hair removal include: 

The only places Dr. Panagotacos where doesn’t perform this treatment are inside the nose, ears, or on the genitals.

At the end of the day, the best way to find out if Dr. Panagotacos can remove hair from the area that bothers you is through a consultation. 

During that appointment, Dr. Panagotacos can outline your treatment options and how many sessions you might need to reach your goals. Then, she explains how to prepare for the treatments. 

Ready to say goodbye to problematic body hair? Schedule an appointment online or by phone at Daphne Panagotacos, M.D., Inc., in Westlake Village, California, and get rid of your razor for good.

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