Excellence in Non-Surgical Treatments
Laser Treatments Newport Beach, CA
Unwanted body and/or facial hair can cause embarrassment and anxiety. Traditional hair removal methods, such as shaving, tweezing, or waxing, offer an only temporary solutions for a few days and require constant maintenance. To free patients from the inconveniences of traditional hair removal methods, Dr. Sajjadian offers laser hair removal — a permanent technique to eliminate unwanted facial and body hair.
In addition, Dr. Ali Sajjadian performs laser treatment of brown spots and other skin discoloration concerns using the newest laser systems available. By employing his outstanding surgical skills and state-of-the-art laser technologies, Dr. Sajjadian helps patients enhance their appearance and feel more confident. Fill out our online form or call us at (949) 515-0550 to schedule a consultation today.
A Guide to Laser Treatments
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Laser Spot Removal Orange County, CA
During laser procedures, Dr. Sajjadian applies a numbing lotion to the treatment area and administers laser energy over age spots and other skin discolorations to help patients achieve a more even skin tone. Treatments are completed thoroughly and efficiently, often within minutes. Successful elimination of brown spots and other skin discolorations typically requires one to three treatments before results are achieved.
Expertise Meets Compassion
As a triple board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Sajjadian has helped thousands of patients reach their aesthetic goals using the most advanced techniques and upholding the highest quality of patient care. Voted as one of “America’s Top Physicians”, Dr. Sajjadian takes pride in educating his patients and achieving natural results.
Laser Hair Removal – What to Expect
Similar to laser spot removal, Dr. Sajjadian begins laser hair removal by numbing the treatment area before applying the laser energy to eliminate embarrassing facial and body hair. The length of the procedure can last from a few minutes for small treatment areas (like underarms or the lip) or a few hours for more comprehensive laser hair removal (like the arms, legs, and torso). Often, several treatment sessions are required to treat the desired areas completely. Once the treatment goal has been met, patients are typically advised to undergo additional treatments several times a year to maintain the results. Over time, the hair follicles weaken, allowing laser hair removal Orange County / Newport Beach patients to achieve smooth, hairless skin.
Dr. Sajjadian remains at the forefront of the latest plastic surgery technologies and techniques. He is pleased to incorporate sophisticated laser technologies into his practice to offer patients the advanced laser spot removal and laser hair removal procedures.
Before any procedure, Dr. Sajjadian schedules a one-on-one consultation with each patient. During the consultation, he listens to patient’s aesthetic concerns and creates a treatment plan that is as unique as the patient he is treating. He also walks patients through the procedure and discusses post-procedure care to ensure the best results possible.
Why Choose Dr. Sajjadian for Laser Treatments?
Dr. Sajjadian understands the importance of being able to talk to your plastic surgeon, and he strives to create an open environment that encourages patients to feel relaxed. He carefully listens to patients’ cosmetic goals, and works diligently to enhance patients’ natural beauty. He believes all patients should look and feel their best, and he offers a wide range of financing options to treat patients from all financial backgrounds. To learn more about your laser procedure with Dr. Sajjadian, please contact his office today to schedule a consultation.
Laser Hair Removal in Orange County, CA FAQs
When compared to other similar treatments, such as waxing, laser hair removal is mildly uncomfortable. Patients often equate the feeling to being snapped by a rubber band.
Laser hair removal is effective and safe for the majority of patients. However, the procedure should not be done near the eyes or during pregnancy.
Laser hair removal targets pigment in the skin. This is typically found in the base of your hair follicle. The laser then converts light energy to heat and burns it.
The cost varies widely, depending on factors that include:
- Size of the area being treated
- Time required for treatment
- Skill of the professional
The average price of a laser hair removal procedure is between $100 to $1,000, depending on these and other factors.
After receiving all of your sessions, then laser hair removal will last for at least two years; however, you may need maintenance sessions to keep the area permanently hair-free.
The accepted minimum age to begin laser hair removal can be as young as 14 years old. Speak to Dr. Sajjadian’s team to see if you are old enough for the procedure.
We will shave the treatment area entirely before the treatment. It would be best if you shaved your legs no sooner than 24 hours before your appointment to avoid irritation. Do not wax, tweeze, or use chemicals between treatments. Also be sure to avoid sun exposure to the treated area, and don’t use UV tanning beds for two weeks leading up to your treatment day.
You cannot get laser hair removal during pregnancy. Laser hair removal is safe, but no long-term studies analyze a laser hair treatment’s effect on unborn children.
Laser hair removal can be used effectively for the whole body for both women and increasingly men these days.
Besides pregnant and breastfeeding moms, anyone can get a hair removal treatment. However, the best candidates are patients with lighter skin and darker hair.
Several side effects can appear after laser hair removal. Most side effects are minor and temporary. Skin irritation and pigmentation changes are the most common side effects.
Most people need somewhere from 4 to 10 sessions for optimal results. We recommend returning for maintenance treatments once or twice a year or so.