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Is Laser Hair Removal Safe?

Is laser hair removal safe

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Key Takeaways

Laser hair removal does not emit harmful radiation, damage the skin around the treatment area, or hurt patients. When performed by one of our LivSmooth laser hair removal experts, laser hair removal is safe and pain-free.

Yes! Laser Hair Removal is very safe when performed by a LivSmooth expert. Let’s pose a few more questions pertaining to the safety of Laser Hair Removal:

  • Does Laser Hair Removal hurt? No! With our state-of-the-art Deka Motus AX laser, pain is a thing of the past.
  • Can Laser Hair Removal cause cancer? No! There is no evidence that having laser hair treatment can increase the risk of any type of cancer or any other illnesses.

Let’s explore the safety precautions and history of LivSmooth’s Laser Hair Removal Treatment.

The Safe Approach of Laser Hair Removal

The scientific approach to laser hair removal has advanced significantly since its introduction in the 1960s. Modern laser hair removal procedures use specific wavelengths of light that is attracted to the natural pigment melanin found at the root of each hair follicle. The laser will then heat up and destroy the follicle, which ultimately hinders its ability to produce new hair.

Laser hair removal uses a very minimal amount of non-ionizing radiation that works on just the surface of the skin, experts agree that this does not cause damage to the DNA. In fact, according to the Skin Care Foundation, the procedure is sometimes used to treat certain forms of precancerous lesions.

The most dangerous types of radiation is ionizing radiation, which is produced by gamma rays, Z-rays, and even UV rays. These dangerous forms of radiation can be found in tanning beds, X-rays at the hospital, and even just soaking up the UV rays on a sunny day. Fortunately, laser hair removal does not emit any harmful ionizing radiation, therefore not posing any risk of cancer.

LivSmooth’s Laser Technology

We use cutting edge Motus lasers at LivSmooth, the first high-speed Alexandrite lasers. These state-of-the-art laser treatment systems provide fast, painless, and more effective treatment than ever before. Our lasers use optimized wavelength technology and a special hand piece to achieve 100% energy absorption into the follicle.

The technological breakthrough behind the Motus AX is the proprietary Moveo technology. This technology was developed to overcome the limitations of traditional Alexandrite 755nm for hair removal while retaining all its advantages.

Moveo technology (moveo is Italian for move) uses simple, even movements over a small area, gradually heating the vital parts of the hair to deliver enough heat to destroy the hair follicle without damaging the surrounding skin. Because of the relative thermal relaxation time of the skin and the cooled sapphire tip, treatments are safe and completely comfortable for the patient.

One More Time, Is Laser Hair Removal Safe?

Yes, LivSmooth’s Laser Hair Removal Treatment is very safe. We use the most technologically advanced lasers to ensure that you receive the safest laser hair removal treatment available. Laser hair removal utilizes safe lasers that pose no risk to long-term health. Laser hair removal is a safe and pain-free procedure that has almost no risk involved if performed correctly by one of our LivSmooth experts.

Questions? Contact Our Team!

If you have any questions about preparing for your laser hair removal treatment or are looking for more information, our experienced and knowledgeable team is always happy to help. We have more than 30 years of experience in the industry, and because laser hair removal is the leading service we focus on, all of your questions or concerns will be answered with confidence.

Schedule your complimentary consultation with LivSmooth today to get started. We look forward to helping you look and feel more beautiful in your skin!

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