About Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal is one of the most common cosmetic treatments performed in the United States. It is a convenient option for the long-term reduction of hair follicles on the body and face. This procedure frequently leaves the skin looking and feeling smoother and produces long-lasting results compared to other hair removal options. Plastic surgeon Dr. Glenn Lyle at Raleigh Plastic Surgery Center in Raleigh, NC performs safe and fast laser hair removal treatments for women and men in frequently needed areas, including the legs, arms, back, face, chest, armpits, and intimate areas.
"Dr Lyle is absolutely AMAZING and I can’t truly place into words how AMAZING he is! I am completely satisfied with his work and loved him so much! My mother calls him “THE PERFECTIONIST” I have had the opportunity to use his services twice over the years and I wouldn’t trust anyone else."- E.S. / Google / Oct 26, 2019
"I Felt Very Safe in His Care. - Dr Lyle is a great very carrying Doctor I would recommend to anyone needing a plastic surgeon. He is very attentive and never makes you feel rushed through appointments. He treats you as a individual not a number like some do."- D. / RealSelf / Jun 03, 2019
"A+ Blepharoplasty with Dr. Glenn Lyle of RPSC! - Finally, my visual field has been restored after constantly struggling with sagging- hooded eyelids that were impacting my daily life such as: working on the computer with my head tilted backwards to see the screen, forehead fatigue causing aching, my eyelashes pushing down and finally the feeling that I had a "frame of dimness" is completely gone! I can see clearly now and the world is a much..."- B. / RealSelf / Feb 26, 2019
"Dr. Lyle was so considerate of my wishes and concerns during the process of reconstruction after breast cancer surgery. He was the one doctor of all of my medical team who treated me like a person instead of just a number. He truly does his best to make his patients happy with their end result!"- R.H. / Google / Feb 07, 2019
"Dr. Lyle is a truly wonderful surgeon who did repairs and reconstruction from a horribly botched radical bilateral mastectomy performed by Dr. Dillala. His warmth and professionalism are unmatched and I hold him in the highest regards."- D.D. / Google / Sep 30, 2018
Laser hair removal is a gentle process that is suitable for most patients. In your consultation, you will talk about your needs, concerns, and goals to help determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. Ideal patients for laser hair removal:
- Have unwanted facial or body hair
- Are tired of other hair removal methods (shaving, waxing, depilatory creams, bleaching)
- Have darker hair with lighter skin
- Are in overall, good health
At your laser hair removal appointment, you can relax in one of our treatment rooms as your skin is cleaned to remove dirt, oil, and moisturizers. During laser hair removal, a team member will stretch out the skin being treated to provide a direct path between the root of the hair follicle and the laser. The laser's energy will target and disable the hair follicle, which stops it from growing back. Usually, you will need 3 – 5 sessions over a period of 3 – 4 weeks to see your ideal results. Your appointments will be spaced out in order to allow the treated areas time to recover. This also allows time for hair follicles that were in the dormant growth phase to reach the active growth phase so they can be treated. The state-of-the-art technology we use at Raleigh Plastic Surgery Center is able to target the hair follicle alone to preserve the skin around the areas being treated.
What to Expect
While the treatment is relatively gentle in nature, the treated areas of your skin may feel like it has a light sunburn since lasers are used. After your session, you will be free to resume your daily activities, but you should refrain from heavy activity or lengthy exposure to the sun for a period of 24 hours to let the treated areas heal. When you get home after an appointment, we recommend anti-inflammatory creams or the use of ice packs to treat any discomfort.
Plan Your Procedure
Rid Yourself of Razors
If you're tired of wasting time, money, and energy on shaving, waxing, and plucking, schedule a consultation to find out more about laser hair removal treatments at Raleigh Plastic Surgery Center in Raleigh, NC. Laser hair removal by plastic surgeon Dr. Glenn Lyle can help you get smoother skin by treating unwanted follicles on the face and body.