Shaving, plucking, and waxing can make hair removal feel like torture, but family care doctor Eileen DiGregorio, DO, offers freedom from these primitive practices with the Icon™ laser. At her practice in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, Dr. DiGregorio provides laser hair removal services to help you get smooth skin without razor bumps and irritation. To learn how laser hair removal may benefit you, call or click online to request an appointment with Dr. DiGregorio today.
If you’re tired of constantly shaving or waxing, you suffer from irritating razor burn, or you’re otherwise looking for a better way to remove unwanted body hair, it may be time to consider laser hair removal. Dr. DiGregorio offers laser hair removal treatments with the Icon™ laser by Cynosure. The treatment is safe for all skin types, including tanned skin.
Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the United States. It’s an effective way to reduce body hair without causing bumps, burns, or ingrown hairs.
Laser hair removal lasts much longer than shaving or waxing. Although most people require two to six treatments at first, results last for several months. When the hair eventually regrows, there should be significantly less of it. What does grow back tends to be lighter in color and finer.
Using different Icon laser handpieces, Dr. DiGregorio can selectively target the hair you want to remove without damaging surrounding skin.
Each laser pulse takes a fraction of a second and can remove many hairs at once. This way, Dr. DiGregorio can treat your upper lip in less than a minute and larger areas in about an hour.
Dr. DiGregorio uses the Icon laser to reduce unwanted body hair from your:
First, Dr. DiGregorio prepares the treatment area by cleansing your skin of any excess dirt or oil. Then, she uses the appropriate Icon handpiece to apply laser energy to that area.
Laser hair removal is painless, although you may feel a sensation similar to a rubber band snapping your skin. This treatment requires no downtime for recovery, so you can resume normal activities immediately after leaving the office.
Side effects are minor and last only a few days, but you may experience redness similar to a sunburn.
The number of treatments you require depends on your unique situation. Dr. DiGregorio works with you to create a plan for optimal hair removal results.
If you’re ready to try laser hair removal, call or click online to request an appointment with Dr. DiGregorio today.
* Please note that aesthetic services are cosmetic and therefore not covered by insurance.