Laser Hair Removal

People spend an enormous amount of money when it comes to maintaining their hair removal routine. It’s not easy to endure, either, since hair removal treatments like tweezing and waxing can be incredibly painful and tedious.

For patients seeking to retire their arduous hair removal routine, Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa offers laser hair removal. With this series of nonsurgical treatments, you no longer have to put up with stubble, ingrown hairs, or irritated skin.

One of our laser hair removal systems is the Candela GentleLase Laser, which multiple clinical studies have shown to be one of the most effective laser treatments on the market. Patients have also praised its gentle, pain-free treatment. Thanks to the mechanism of the Candela GentleLaser Laser, you can also expect permanent hair removal results.

We also offer the Alma Soprano XL, a painless laser hair removal system perfect for patients with darker skin types. The Alma Soprano XL offers wide coverage of treatment and a comfortable procedure thanks to its diode laser. Because of its groundbreaking technology, the Alma Soprano XL offers a superior treatment for patients of all skin types.

We have extensive knowledge on what makes a great hair removal treatment, in fact, Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa was the first practice in the state to perform FDA-approved laser hair removal.

Your Consult

We are dedicated to informing our patients so that they can make the best decisions. Your consultation will be focused on determining whether this treatment is right for you. You will also be able to discuss different alternatives to the procedure as well the risks and benefits of laser hair removal.

You should be prepared to share your medical history. The information you provide during your consultation will help us plan a treatment regimen. The cost of the procedure will vary depending on the location and the size of the treatment, but you will be provided with a quote during the consultation.

The Procedure

Since laser hair removal only targets hair that’s in a specific growth cycle, you will need to undergo a series of treatments that is spread apart by a few weeks. Once your treatment regimen is done, the entire area will be cleared of hair. The GentleLase laser hair removal system eliminates the hair follicles by targeting the pigments in our hair. This allows the laser to precisely target the follicle while avoiding the surrounding skin. The procedure is quite painless, and most patients report feeling only a warm, soothing sensation during the treatment.

The Alma Soprano XL works through a gradual heating method, which allows for laser hair removal that can damage the hair follicles without injuring the skin. Its delivery technique uses a constant sweeping motion to ensure full and consistent coverage of the area.

Your Recovery

Laser hair removal is a nonsurgical treatment that requires no recovery or downtime. However, some physicians do advise avoiding excessive sun exposure after a treatment. Some patients also experience temporary redness and irritation in the treatment area.

Before and After Pictures

Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa has helped thousands of patients achieve smooth, hairless skin. To see our wonderful results, take a look at our Before and After pictures.

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If you would like to learn more about laser hair removal or any of our other procedures, call (847) 367-8815 now to schedule a consultation. We are conveniently located at 230 Center Drive, Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061.