Permanent hair removal or reduction in Sugar Land is the perfect way to get rid of body hair

What if we told you that there is a better way to get rid of body hair, one that didn’t require tedious hours spent shaving, waxing, and plucking? It’s true, with laser hair removal from Carr Dermatology in Sugar Land, we can permanently lessen unwanted hair on just about any area of the body. After just a few short, easy sessions, you’ll have skin that is free of embarrassing hair and extra time on your hands to devote to activities you enjoy.

About laser hair removal

Laser hair removal is a cosmetic procedure designed to provide drastically reduced hair growth for extended periods of time (can range from months to years, depending on the treatment area). Laser hair removal is ideal for patients with fair skin and dark hair; however, it can also be performed successfully on patients with darker skin.

The laser energy targets melanin within the hair follicle and destroys it, thus impeding growth. Our hair grows in cycles: the resting phase (telogen), the transition phase (catagen), and the active phase (anagen). Laser hair removal only targets hairs in the anagen phase, so several treatments are necessary. After completing treatment, most patients have about 80-90 percent reduction in hair.

The treatment

Laser hair removal is non-invasive, making it a quick, easy in-office procedure. Treatments may take anywhere from a few minutes to an hour or more, depending on the area treated. The actual treatment is relatively painless, causing a slight tingling sensation. In certain areas of the body, topical anesthetic may be used to make the treatment more comfortable.

There is minimal downtime with laser hair removal, and most patients can carry on with normal routines immediately after treatment. Minor swelling and redness is a common side effect that will disappear within a brief time frame.

In addition to laser hair removal, Carr Dermatology also offers laser procedures for other cosmetic concerns such as wrinkles, skin blemishes, acne scarring, and tattoo removal. If you are in the Sugar Land area, call us today at (281) 494-0034 to schedule a consultation to learn more about our numerous services.

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Dear Patients,

It is with bittersweet emotion that I am announcing the impending closure of my medical practice, Carr Dermatology, on May 12th. It has been a privilege to be your dermatologist over the years. If you need to see me for care before that date, please call 281-494-0034 to schedule an appointment. Medical records will be available from DermSurgery Associates after May 12, 2023. I am referring patients to Dr. Ryan Riahi and Dr. Noori Kim. Both are board-certified Dermatologist. They will be able to assist with your Dermatological care. Here is their contact information.

Dr. Ryan Riahi: 281-491-9278
address: 1415 Hwy 6 South C-400, Sugar Land, Texas 77478

Dr. Noori Kim: 713-771-8941
address: 7500 Beechnut Street Suite 290, Houston, Texas 77074

Again, thank you for the privilege and honor of serving you as your Dermatologist. l am truly grateful.

Pam Carr, MD