Ingrown Hair Treatment - Adelaide
Stop ingrown hairs from recurring with laser hair removal.
Ingrown hair is a skin condition where hairs curl around and grow back into the skin. Ingrown hair most commonly appears in areas where the skin is shaved or waxed (beard, legs, pubic region), it can appear anywhere. They produce raised red spots, which can sometimes become infected and turn into painful pus-filled sores.
Anyone can get an ingrown hair, but they tend to be more of a problem in people with curly or coarse hair. Anything which causes the hair to be broken off unevenly with a sharp tip can cause ingrown hairs. Shaving is the leading cause, followed by waxing and tight clothing.
Ingrown hairs can be itchy and embarrassing, but they often go away on their own without having to do anything. If they do not go away, ingrown hairs can become infected, darken the skin, or leave behind scars, especially if you have scratched or picked the ingrown hairs areas.
Frequently Asked Questions
At Advanced Cosmetic Medicine, laser hair removal treatments work by targeting the specific body areas with ingrown hair to help damage and weaken the hair follicles and permanently reduce their ability to produce hairs.
The treatment tends to work best on dark, coarse hair, however, we are able to treat those with some blonde hair. Laser treatment for ingrown hairs is a very fast, effective and safe method to prevent ingrown hairs from reoccurring and permanently removing or reducing hair at the same time.
Anyone can get ingrown hairs, but they tend to be more of a problem in people with curly or coarse hair. Anything which causes the hair to be broken off unevenly with a sharp tip can cause ingrown hairs. Shaving is the leading cause, followed by waxing and tight clothing. Ingrown hairs can be itchy and embarrassing, but they often go away on their own without having to do anything. If they do not go away, ingrown hairs can become infected, darken the skin, or leave behind scars, especially if you have scratched or picked the ingrown hairs areas.
Avoid shaving all together to prevent ingrown hairs, selecting instead an option that will stop this from happening such as Laser Hair Removal.
Ingrown hairs show as angry red and raised bumps on the skin, often with pus and discharge.
Why Choose Advanced Cosmetic Medicine
Our commitment to you is to provide you with the highest standard of service, treatment and patient care. You will always receive personal attention and treatment from Dr Rahma Targett each and every time you visit us.
Dr Targett will take the time to listen to your cosmetic needs and provide you with sound advice and realistic expectations. We will work with you to develop a plan tailored to your specific needs and goals. Dr Targett will take the time to explain the procedure and provide you with expectations of the outcomes.
Following your treatment, we will provide you with the aftercare and advice that you deserve. At Advanced Cosmetic Medicine, you will have the peace of mind that you are being treated by a qualified doctor in aesthetic medicine.
Dr Targett and her team will provide you with everything you need to achieve your aesthetic and health goals.
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