Do you offer hair laser removal?
Yes. We specialize in laser hair removal and use the Candela GentleLASE™ system, one of the most effective lasers available.
Is there a cost for a laser hair removal consultation?
No, the laser hair removal consultation with the laser technician is free.
Do you have financing?
Yes, we offer financing through Care Credit Financial.
What should I expect at a laser hair removal consultation?
A consultation with the laser technician lasts for 10-15 minutes. She will review your skin type, create a specialized plan for your hair removal and answer any questions you may have. The first treatment may be done directly after the consult or at a future time.
How many treatments are necessary for laser hair removal?
The number of sessions depends on the treatment each patient requires, the condition of the patient’s skin, and the area being treated. Hair removal requires 5-6 treatments, as the process is only effective when the hair follicle is in its active growth phase.
How much does laser hair removal cost?
The cost of the laser hair removal depends on the size and the area being treated. One can either pay per treatment or as a package of four treatments. If one buys a package of five treatments the sixth one is free. If two areas are treated, then the price of the second area is further discounted.
How long does a hair removal treatment take?
Most areas can be treated in a 10-15 minute session depending on the size of the area. Laser hair removal of the legs or back can take longer.
Do you use a smoke evacuator?
Yes. We use the Buffalo® smoke evacuator system to remove unwanted odors and particles from the air, making the laser treatment a safe and pleasant experience.
Is hair laser removal painful?
Some patients may feel a slight discomfort with the laser pulse, sometimes describes as the snapping of a rubber band on the skin. This discomfort is minimized by Candela’s DCD™ cooling. For some patients, a topical anesthetic may be used prior to treatment. To decrease the discomfort following the procedure, Aloe Vera is also applied to the treated area of skin.
Is laser hair removal permanent?
Laser hair removal is permanent though it may require short touch-up sessions.
Can age spots be treated with laser?
Yes, age spots and pigmented lesions may require one to three treatments.
Do you offer treatments for skin rejuvenation?
Yes, using the MegaPeel® microdermabrasion system. The MegaPeel® treatment can also be done in conjunction with Chemical Peels.
What is the best time of year for these cosmetic treatments?
Laser treatments can be done any time of the year, but depending on skin type, may be best done from fall through spring. During the summer, sun precautions with sunscreens are necessary and are best done on skin without a heavy tan. Botox®, fillers, peels, and microdermabrasion may be done any time of year.
Do you offer Botox®?
Yes, we do offer Botox® treatments for skin lines on the upper face.
Do you treat leg veins?
Yes, we treat superficial leg veins with sclerotherapy, an injection of a solution into the blood vessel.
Do you treat skin tags and other growths?
Yes, we offer various methods for the removal of skin tags and other growths.
What insurances do you accept?
We participate in the following insurance plans:
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Johns Hopkins Health Plans
- United Healthcare
*All secondary commercial insurance plans to Medicare
** Laser Hair Removal and other cosmetic treatments are not generally covered by insurances.
Do you offer e-Prescriptions?
Yes. For your convenience we can send prescriptions electronically to your pharmacy. When filling out the registration form, please provide the name and location of your pharmacy.