I Am Thirteen and Want to Get Laser Treatment on my Legs and Arm Pits Am I Too Young??
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Laser Hair Removal For Thirteen Year Old
Laser Treatment at age 13
Thank you for your question. You can start now as long as you are mentally prepared to do a series of sessions. Hair will get thinner and less dense with each session. Make certain you are being supervised by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon during your series for best results and safe treatments. I hope this helps.
Laser Hair Removal for Teenager
Hi Swaqq. Thirteen is usually the youngest we will take a patient for laser treatments. The reason is more practical than medical. As long as the hair is dark and coarse you are a good candidate. The main reason we would not treat patients younger than this is that they have problems with pain.
Laser hair removal can be uncomfortable and children do not do well with it. If you are motivated and are not bothered by the discomfort, you are a candidate.
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