I'm thinking about getting BBL. My PS suggested to get TT as well. I was gonna get laser hair removal for my pubic hair. So, my question is should I have TT first? Or laser hair removal?
TT or Laser Hair Removal? Which One First?
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TT and laser hair removal
if your hairline is fairly high then you will get more out of the LHR if it is performed after the tummy tuck
Laser hair removal for pubic region in combination with tummy tuck
While it probably doesn't make a big difference from a standpoint of healing, at least as long as you allow a couple of weeks between the procedures, I can see from a logistical standpoint why it might make a difference to do one first before the other. In most cases, I wind up removing some of the hair bearing pubic skin with a tummy tuck, and the remaining hair bearing skin in the pubic region and groin areas often is repositioned. For this reason it may make sense to do the tummy tuck first, and then once everything is settled and defined with respect to new hair patterns the laser hair removal can "clean things up" from there. Also, it has been mentioned, and I agree that laser hair "removal" is a misnomer, and the procedure should more accurately be called hair "reduction" as with each treatment the number of hair follicles gets smaller and smaller, but they never totally get removed. Thus, depending upon your natural hair density, you may find the need to have a touch up treatment every so often to maintain the degree of hairlessness that you desire.
I would recommend the tummy tuck first as the procedure may alter the amount and location of the pubic hair
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Undergoing the tummy tuck operation first prior to laser hair removal makes the most sense to me. Best wishes.
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Tummy tuck or laser hair removal? Which one first?
Since a tummy tuck can raise or change the pubic hair line, I would suggest you have the tummy tuck first. You can then have a laser hair removal performed, but I would wait a couple of months after the tummy tuck to allow the skin to heal. Best wishes.
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