Spire Murrayfield Hospital in Edinburgh is one of Scotland’s busiest cosmetic surgery providers, and hair removal is the one of the most popular non-surgical procedures carried out here. Laser hair removal is carried by a specialist consultant plastic surgeon, supported by our dedicated team of specialist nurses.
What is laser hair reduction?
If you have areas of unwanted hair that cause you distress, or are just too much effort to manage by shaving, plucking or waxing, laser hair reduction could be the answer.
Intense pulsed light therapy (IPL) and laser therapy are two methods that can achieve hair reduction. They can be used on large and small areas of hair on the body or face anywhere except near your eye.
About laser hair reduction
During laser hair reduction, the beam from the laser or IPL device is focused onto the area of skin that has the unwanted hair. The hair follicle absorbs the light and heats up, destroying the hair with the aim of preventing re-growth.
An individual treatment of IPL or laser therapy will thin out the hair to start with. So, for the best results, a series of treatments is usually required.
Laser hair reduction from Spire Cosmetic Surgery
When you receive laser hair reduction treatment at Spire you will have the procedure performed by an experienced specialist in the safe and comfortable surroundings of a private hospital. Read more about why Spire is the trusted choice for cosmetic treatments. You can be assured of our commitment to the highest healthcare standards.
As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important that you review your expectations thoroughly before you decide to proceed. Your specialist will explain the results you can expect, and will discuss the associated risks and alternatives to the procedure before going ahead.
How much does laser hair reduction cost?
If you would like to know the price for laser hair reduction, simply call your preferred Spire location to speak to a cosmetic treatment adviser, send us an online enquiry or request a callback and we will be in touch.
How can I find out more about laser hair reduction?