There are at present 2 recognized situations the place there’s a chance that laser hair elimination could make hair develop again thicker and darker than it was earlier than therapy. Please understand that one is preventable whereas the opposite is so uncommon, the possibilities of it occurring are very small.
The primary state of affairs can occur to anybody, although the vast majority of people who go for laser therapy is probably not conscious of this danger previous to therapy. So as to carry out laser hair elimination, the technician would require you to shave the specified space a day or two previous to your appointment. The hair must be as brief as potential, but nonetheless be seen, to ensure that the laser to work to its full potential. Sadly, some areas that individuals need to have lasered, (such because the face and again), comprise a combination of the darkish coarse hairs that they need gone and “peach fuzz” (the extraordinarily effective and colorless hairs that cowl numerous our physique). When shaving this space in preparation for laser therapy, the peach fuzz that’s current additionally will get shaved. With shaving, hairs are inclined to develop again thicker, darker, and quicker with each shave. The effective hairs that had been as soon as unnoticeable might now begin to seem darker upon return, which may create the phantasm that extra hair is starting to develop after having laser therapy.
The second occasion is a medical situation known as “paradoxical hypertrichosis”. It’s a very uncommon response that may be skilled after laser hair elimination therapy. As paradoxical hypertrichosis, (or postlaser hypertrichosis), remains to be a comparatively new and intensely uncommon situation, there has not been an excessive amount of analysis accomplished on the topic. It’s tough to find out what the precise reason behind this phenomenon is. Some specialists counsel that this undesirable hair progress may be brought on by extraordinarily low depth laser or IPL remedies at ranges which might be too low to be efficient and truly find yourself stimulating new hair progress within the hair bulb versus destroying the hair bulb utterly. Others counsel that ethnic background could also be an element as analysis has discovered that this response tends to occur extra in individuals with pores and skin varieties 3, 4, and 5 (olive and darker pores and skin) than it does in individuals with lighter pores and skin. There’s additionally the chance that sure medicine can improve the danger of paradoxical hypertrichosis if taken similtaneously the laser remedies. As you possibly can see, victims of this situation are so few and much between that it’s tough to get a correct sampling.
Whatever the urged components of paradoxical hypertrichosis, this can be very necessary to discover a laser technician that’s expert and certified to carry out your remedies. They should be educated sufficient to find out the proper laser depth setting on your explicit hair and pores and skin attributes. Too low may be ineffective and truly trigger antagonistic results. Depth that’s too excessive may cause unintended effects similar to minor burns and pores and skin discoloration. The proper stability will safely and successfully take away your undesirable hair and make your laser hair elimination expertise a constructive one.
Although it is vitally uncommon that laser hair elimination will make your hair develop again thicker, it has been recognized to occur in some circumstances. If you’re involved, or if you understand that the world you need to have handled contains peach fuzz, maybe a unique methodology like electrolysis hair elimination could be a greater various for you. Electrolysis doesn’t require you to shave previous to therapy so you don’t run the danger of shaving over any peach fuzz and inflicting it to develop again thicker. Every hair is individually handled so you don’t run the danger of every other space of your pores and skin being handled apart from the place you need to be handled.