Question about Laser-hair-removal: i have been waxing my upper lip and chin regularly q63

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

I have been waxing my upper lip and chin regularly and am finding very bad wrinkles around my mouth. I have fair skin and fair and brown facial hairs is it possible for laser to work on my face to remove hair?

Answer:

Yes, we have lasers that will help to remove hair from the upper lip and chin. The laser works best on hairs that are coarse and dark. Usually, facial hairs tend to be stubborn to remove with laser, and regular sessions are required (once a month initially). We also have a laser to resurface skin and remove upper lip wrinkles! We use the erbium and carbon dioxide laser for this. However, these lasers won’t remove hair also.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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