Does laser hair removal cause any problems? Things that come to mind are skin color changes, skin irritation and the formation of scabs. How likely are any of these to occur?
Laser hair removal is a laser treatment. Laser energy can interact with skin to cause all of the potential complications that you have mentioned such as, burns, scabbing, skin discoloration, and scarring. It is essential to have a skilled medical professional performing the laser hair removal treatments and the correct laser for the hair removal to insure a safe and effective hair removal treatment while minimizing the potential complications.
Posted by Dr. Philip Schoenfeld