Laser Hair Removal

No one wants to deal with unwanted body or facial hair.

Unfortunately, thousands of men and women around the world struggle with this unwanted hair. They have little option but to tweeze, wax, and shave it away. However, these methods are often painful and irritating and require constant use for people to remain free of hair.

Thankfully, there’s another method that you can use. Laser hair removal is a permanent treatment for unwanted hair. When performed at a specific stage of hair growth, it removes hair for good. Also, around 10% to 25% of the hair that you want to be removed will respond to this type of treatment after just one appointment.

Laser Hair Removal
Laser Hair

The hair that grows back in between appointments will be finer and lighter than the previous hair. Over the course of the entire treatment, you’ll see the effects of hair removal. However, there are other benefits of using a laser for hair removal:

  • No downtime after treatment.
  • Safe to use on your face and body, including around your ears and bikini area.
  • Minimal discomfort around the treated area.
  • Safe for both men and women of any age.

GentleMax Laser

When you search for “hair removal near me,” consider Derick Dermatology. We offer hair removal services in Illinois and are proud to use the GentleMax laser. It’s safe to use on people with light and dark skin. Now you can say goodbye to unwanted hair without having to worry about damaging your skin!

Of course, we don’t just want you to take our word for it. Reach out to Derick Dermatology at (866) 337-4251 the next time that you want “hair removal near me.” Also, you can request an appointment by clicking here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why choose Derick Dermatology?

A: You should choose Derick Dermatology because we’re among the leading authorities in surgical, medical, and cosmetic dermatology. We offer treatment to pediatric and adult patients. Derick Dermatology only employs board-certified dermatologists, so you know that you’re in the best hands. We make it easy to schedule a consultation as well. Simply fill out our online form HERE, or call us at (866) 337-4251.

Q: Why is the GentleMax laser safe for dark- and light-skin patients?

A: The GentleMax laser is safe for dark and light skin types because it can use lasers in two wavelengths. The 755-nanometer wavelength is good for targeting the hair follicles on individuals with light skin. The 1064-nanometer wavelength is better for those with dark skin.

Q: How long does laser hair removal take?

A: There’s no set timeline for permanently removing hair because everyone is different. In general, the GentleMax laser requires patients to visit us for treatment once a month for five to seven months. However, some patients respond to the laser treatment faster than others, so they require fewer treatments.

Q: What other services does Derick Dermatology offer?

A: We offer a full range of dermatology services, including medical and cosmetic dermatology. Some of the medical dermatology services that we offer include treatment for acne, rashes, and skin cancer. For cosmetic dermatology, we offer services such as Botox, fillers, and tattoo removal. For a complete list of our services, give us a call at (866) 337-4251.

Q: Where are the offices for Derick Dermatology located?

Derick Dermatology has 12 stunning Chicagoland locations, with one near you. To find a dermatologist near you, please click here.

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Derick Dermatology is a leading authority in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological services with 23 stunning dermatology practices in Chicago, IL, and Tampa Bay, FL. Our dedicated dermatologists offer exceptional dermatological services for both adult and pediatric patients. Please complete our online form or call our main number at (866) 337-4251 to schedule a consultation.