What are the risks associated with laser hair removal?
Fortunately, complications from laser hair removal are infrequent. You should discuss the risks and potential complications with your aesthetic plastic surgeon during your consultation.
Risks and side effects specific to laser hair removal are:
- Skin blistering or skin irritation (with sun exposure)
- Ingrown hair
- Changes in skin tone, color or texture
- Increased hair growth
- Eye injury
You can help minimize laser hair removal risks by following your board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeon’s advice and instructions before and after your treatment.