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Laser Hair Removal for Dark Skin

Laser Hair Removal for Dark SkinLaser Hair Removal for Dark Skin – Laser hair removal is a very effective way of treating the unwanted hair but with dark skin it is challenging factor. As these skin types have excess of melanin (skin coloring pigment) present in the upper epidermis. It will absorb the effects of laser and prevent them reaching to the actual problem area. As a result of this the laser become ineffective for the dark skin .But the rapidly improving laser industry  find out the solution for the darker skin  and opened new areas to over come the problem.

Laser with dark skin require highly skilled person with following instructions:

  • Select the laser practitioner who is highly qualified in practicing with dark skin.
  • Negotiate with the practitioner about his skill to confirm that he knows to use the right type of laser in right energy before treating your skin .As the laser is diode laser, Alexandrite laser and the ND: YAG laser, each one has specified effects for specified skin type.
  • The practitioner should use the light rays for longer wave length for dark skin, the melanin absorb only the short wave length as UV radiations. The longer wave length goes through the upper epidermis which contains the melanin and reach to the problem area.
  • The intensity of the lasers for treatment is also important. It will be adjusted in such a way that for thicker hair more intense rays are applied and for thinner hairs only the less intensity is required.
  • The duration of the treatment also varies according to the skin and hair type. The dark skin is more sensitive to the laser so the duration should be adjusted carefully otherwise there will be chances of blisters formation and skin damage.
  • The 1064nm ND: YAG laser is used for the patients with very dark skin, while The Alexandrite laser emits light at 755nm, the diode laser emits light at 810nm, but beside all this wavelength duration the duration will also be care fully selected. Usually results become clear after three sittings of treatment.
  • Using wrong device with inappropriate skills create more problems to the skin then the hairs .Act wisely in achieving your goals.
  • It will absorb the effects of laser and prevent them reaching to the actual problem area. As a result of this the laser becomes ineffective for the dark skin. But the rapidly improving laser industry find out the solution for the darker skin and opened new areas to over come the problem.

Laser with dark skin require highly skilled person with following instructions:

  • Select the laser practitioner who is highly qualified in practicing with dark skin.
  • Negotiate with the practitioner about his skill to confirm that he knows to use the right type of laser in right energy before treating your skin .As the laser is diode laser, Alexandrite laser and the ND: YAG laser, each one has specified effects for specified skin type.
  • The practitioner should use the light rays for longer wave length for dark skin, the melanin absorb only the short wave length as UV radiations .The longer wave length go through the upper epidermis which contain the melanin and reach to the problem area.
  • The intensity of the lasers for treatment is also important. It will be adjusted in such a way that for thicker hair more intense rays are applied and for thinner hairs only the less intensity is required.

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