Have a Smooth Summer by Planning for It Now

doctor treats the face of a man with a modern laser epilator. Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy a summer without having to worry about shaving or waxing? Wouldn’t it be nice to just put on your shorts and head out the door without having to run into the bathroom to shave first? These questions probably aren’t forefront in your mind at the moment, but having laser hair removal now can help to ensure a summer free of shaving and waxing!

Why should you plan for hair removal now?

Laser hair removal is convenient and effective – but it does take more than one treatment. It can take 6 to 8 sessions to completely get rid of hair. The number of sessions you need depends on factors such as your hair color and how coarse the hair is that you want removed.

You should also start planning early for hair removal because you will need to prepare your skin beforehand, by letting your tan fade and avoiding the sun for about a month. And, for about 2 weeks after treatment, you’ll want to avoid tanning and exposure to the sun. Your doctor may have other instructions for you to follow for best results, as well.

Why should you have laser hair removal?

Most people who have had laser hair removal love the results and can’t imagine life without it. It makes life a little less hectic, as you don’t have to worry about shaving or waxing all the time. It is very effective – the hair follicle is destroyed by the laser to keep hair from coming back (although you still may need touch ups every few months), and some people see as much as a 90% reduction of hair.

Men and women both get hair removed, on the chest, abdomen, bikini area, back, face, arms, and legs. It is very safe, has been used by millions of people, and is FDA approved.

By planning ahead now, you can have a summer free of unwanted hair and time spent waxing and shaving. Call the office of Jeffrey C. Dawes, MD, FRCSC Plastic and Dermatologic Surgery in Calgary to start the laser hair removal process. Call (403) 571-3141 today!

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“My role, in part, is to assist patients through the process of determining which surgical or non-surgical options would help them meet their aesthetic goals and realistic expectations” - Jeffrey C. Dawes MD, FRCSC


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  1. You will meet Dr. Dawes for an individualized, comprehensive evaluation. Dr. Dawes will offer individualized recommendations regarding the best treatment options available to you in a way that will allow you to make a confident, well-informed decision.

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