What is electrolysis?
Electrolysis is a procedure that a very fine needle is inserted into the natural opening of the hair follicle alongside of the hair shaft. A minute amount of current is then gently applied to destroy the hair follicle. This process destroys the hair growth tissue. Therefore, the regenerative ability of the hair follicle is permanently eliminated.
How effective is electrolysis?
Electrolysis is effective on all skin and hair types. It is important to follow the recommended treatment plan to achieve optimum results. No other hair removal solution can claim such universal acceptability and success.
How long the procedure last each visit?
Treatment sessions can range from 15 minutes to more than an hour depending on the area being treated and number of unwanted hairs.
How many treatments are required?
The number of treatments necessary varies with each client. Factors such as hair growth cycles, the quantity and structure of hair presented, previous use of temporary hair removal methods, heredity, hormone function, certain medication and stress influence the treatment program for each individual.
During your initial consult with Dr. Shafa she will let you know how many treatments are expected based on your underlying reason for hair growth, type of skin , site of hair growth and type of hair.
What is side effect of electrolysis
Immediately following treatment, there may be slight redness, which varies with each individual. The possible discomfort with the electrolysis is going to be controlled by Dr. Shafa’s expertise to complete pain free procedures if the patient request it. Discoloration or scarring is not expected by Dr. Shafa’s plan. The latest technology has made Electrolysis more comfortable and effective than ever before. We will provide you with post treatment instructions and the personal attention you need. You are assured of the best care from a skilled hair removal professional
How often do I need to see you for electrolysis?
It varies, depending on each individual case. If needed you can come as frequent as once a week to a few times a year. Less frequent treatment is not going to effect final result of electrolysis.
Why I should perform the electrolysis at a Physician’s office?
Because Dr Parvin Shafa will first evaluate your skin and type of hair and she will recommend the best modalities that removes the hair as permanent as possible.
Dr Parvin Shafa makes sure all procedures are done at her office in Irvine, Orange County under sterile condition.Dr Parvin Shafa will help her electrolysis to perform pain free procedures. If needed prescription strength numbing cream, infiltration technique or even nerve block will be performed by Dr. Shafa for sensitive skin area.