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Laser Hair Removal in Greensboro, NC

Coley Cosmetic & Hand Surgery Center, P.A. offers laser hair removal to the residents of Greensboro, Burlington, and surrounding North Carolina communities desiring medical spa treatments.

What if you never had to shave, wax, or pluck again?

Have you considered laser hair removal?

At Coley Cosmetic & Hand Surgery Center, we use the most technologically advanced laser, the Candela GentleLASE® for laser hair removal to treat unwanted hair in all the places you need – face, lip, neck, legs, bikini, underarms, arms, back — you name it!

So throw away that razor or save some money from that frequent waxing, and call Dr. Coley’s office in Greensboro for a consultation for laser hair removal to get rid of that unwanted hair for good!

Questions & Answers About Laser Hair Removal

GentleLASE® Hair Removal Laser Therapy

What Is the Candela GentleLASE® Laser? Is It a Safe Treatment for Laser Hair Removal?

Lasers have been used for many years for a variety of medical cosmetic procedures including treatment of facial and leg veins and age spots and rejuvenating the skin on the face. The GentleLASE® System, a revolutionary long-pulse high energy alexandrite laser emits a gentle beam of light that passes through the skin to the hair follicle where it is absorbed. The laser energy is transformed into heat, which destroys the hair follicle leaving the surrounding skin unaffected. Laser hair removal patients at Dr. Coley’s practice in Greensboro, North Carolina further benefit from a treatment by a Dynamic Cooling Device™ during which cryogen is sprayed onto the skin, cooling the upper layers and providing patients with increased comfort.

Who Is a Candidate for Hair Removal Using GentleLASE®?

Traditional hair removal techniques, such as shaving, plucking, waxing, and depilatory creams provide only temporary relief. Until now, the only recognized way to remove hair permanently has been by electrolysis – which can be tedious, time-consuming, and uncomfortable. The GentleLASE® System as used by Dr. Coley in Greensboro is for laser hair removal – it safely removes unwanted body hair without damaging the delicate pores and structures of the skin. Facial and bikini areas are usually completed in less than ten minutes; legs, backs, and larger areas can take longer.

How Is GentleLASE® Laser Hair Removal Performed?

Depending on the amount of hair treated, the procedure varies from patient to patient. Generally, the treatment will include wearing safety eyewear to protect the practitioner and patient’s eyes from the laser light during the procedure. A small hand piece will be used that touches the skin to deliver the laser light. A light spray of coolant onto the skin will be felt just before each laser pulse. A test area will be done prior to the entire treatment. Your full treatment may be done on the same day or up to two weeks later, depending on the skin reaction. Most patients experience little discomfort at the treatment site because of the dynamic cooling device. The degree of discomfort varies with each person, depending on his/her pain threshold. Topical anesthesia may also be requested based on individual preferences or tolerances. Be sure to discuss this with Dr. Coley when you consult with him in his Greensboro, North Carolina office before the laser treatment. The procedure can take as little as 10 minutes or up to an hour, depending on the area treated. The area may become pink or red within 30 minutes of treatment; this may last from a few hours to several days and is relieved with the application of ice or cooling gels.

Before and After Your Laser Hair Removal

Avoid the sun 4-6 weeks before and after treatment or until your practitioner allows it. You must avoid electrolysis, plucking, or waxing hair for 6 weeks prior to treatment. If you have had a history of perioral herpes, prophylactic antiviral therapy may be prescribed. If you have a dark skin type, a bleaching cream may be started 4-6 weeks before treatment to optimize results. You should discuss your desired results and the improvements you expect to achieve with Dr. Coley during the initial consultation in his Greensboro office. Together you can decide if your expectations will be met and if this laser treatment is the best option.

How Many Treatments Will I Need?

Hair grows in cycles. The number of treatments required depends upon your skin color and coarseness of the hair. Everyone will require at least two to three treatments and as many as eight treatments as the process is only effective on hair during the early growing cycle. Repeat sessions will be necessary to treat these follicles when they re-enter the early growth phase.

Is This Procedure Covered by Insurance?

Most insurance companies do not offer reimbursement for cosmetic procedures. However, consult with your insurance carrier for more information. The cost of laser hair removal will be discussed during your initial consultation with Dr. Coley in his Greensboro office.

Call today for our hair removal specials!

Click here for before and after pictures and a video of patients in the Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Burlington area who have successfully been treated by Dr. Coley!

How Much Does Laser Hair Removal Cost in Greensboro, NC?

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The price for laser hair removal varies from patient to patient. During your consultation appointment with Dr. Coley at his Greensboro office, you will receive a detailed breakdown of the overall cost of the procedure.

To learn more about laser hair removal at Coley Cosmetic & Hand Surgery Center and speak directly to Dr. Coley in his Greensboro office, please book a consultation with him today. You will be on your way to having the lovely hair-free skin you’ve always desired.

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Dr. Christopher Coley

At The Coley Cosmetic & Hand Surgery Center, board certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. H. Christopher Coley offers his aesthetic expertise to patients across North Carolina including Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Burlington, Durham, Chapel Hill, Kernersville, and Thomasville, North Carolina. Contact The Coley Cosmetic & Hand Surgery Center office today at 336-790-5254 to schedule your consultation!

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