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Laser Hair Removal San Antonio

Laser Hair Removal in San Antonio

The classic 755 nm wavelength has high melanin absorption characteristics and proven long-term results for pigmented lesion removal and hair reduction, permanently reducing hair by an average of 79% after just three treatments. The 1064nm Nd:YAG wavelength is the safest wavelength for permanent hair reduction on darker skin types and tanned skin and is the wavelength of choice for treating facial and leg veins, the most common form of vascular lesions.


What Is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is a noninvasive, convenient way to permanently remove or reduce unwanted hair all over your body. Laser hair removal leaves skin soft and silky making razor burn and ingrown hairs a thing of the past. It is one of the most common aesthetic procedures done in the United States today.


How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Laser hair removal is performed by a concentrated beam of light that is aimed at the hair. The light gets absorbed by the pigment of the hair, which damages the follicle enough to prevent future growth.


How Long Does Laser Hair Removal Take To Work?

In most cases, patients start seeing permanent results after 4-6 sessions. But, you will begin to see results after your first session.


How Many Times Do You Need Laser Hair Removal?

On average, it takes 4-6 laser hair removal sessions spaced 4 weeks apart to see 70-80 percent reduction in hair growth. In order to get the best results, after your sessions are complete we suggest getting touch up treatments once every year.


What Are Benefits And Side-Effects of Laser Hair Removal?




  • Precision:
    lasers can accurately target hairs while leaving surrounding skin undamaged.
  • Speed:
    each pulse of the laser is very quick and only takes a fraction of a second and can treat many hairs at one time.
  • Predictability:
    in most cases patients have permanent hair loss after just four to six treatments.


Side Effects: 


  • Skin burns:
    In rare cases patients may experience skin burns. Patients with a darker skin tone experience burns more frequently, because darker skin has more pigmentation which absorbs light easier.
  • Hyperpigmentation/Hypopigmentation:
    Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of skin that can sometimes occur from laser hair removal. It is similar to a suntan since the laser treatment stimulates melanin production which increases pigmentation. Hypopigmentation is the lightening of skin that can sometimes occur from laser hair removal. Just like hyperpigmentation, it is caused from the light absorption that can inhibit melanin production which causes the skin to lose pigmentation.
  • Itching:
    itching is a normal side effect of laser hair removal due to the skin getting dried out.


Is Laser Hair Removal Safe?

Yes, there is no current research that displays laser hair removal not being safe. There are some risks such as redness, drying of the skin, and discoloration.


Agave Laser & Aesthetic Clinic offers laser hair removal treatment that help patients achieve their preferred look.  Contact us to schedule an appointment or call on (210)-595-3500 for more information.


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