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Laser Hair Removal

In Northern Virginia

Laser Hair Removal

Palomar Icon Aesthetic

AVERAGE COST: $50 – $400

PIA laser hair removal is a procedure for both men and women that uses a laser technology to abolish undesirable hair.

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LASER HAIR REMOVAL OVERVIEW

Dr. Timothy Mountcastle, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Northern Virginia, offers his patients Palomar Icon Aesthetic (PIA) laser hair removal system that uses pulses of laser light to target and eradicate unwanted hair.

The laser travels through the skin to hit the hair follicle, permanently abolishing it. Patients will generally need more than one session, especially for larger areas of the body. PIA laser hair removal treatments at our Mountcastle Medical Spa & Laser Center in Ashburn, VA can painlessly remove up to 80-100% of the hair in a particular area. Women commonly request this for their legs, bikini area, underarms, and face. Men ask for laser hair removal on the back, chest, legs, arms, and face.

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LASER HAIR REMOVAL PROCEDURE

During laser hair removal, the surgeon will place a laser vacuum directly on top of the skin where the hair resides to draw the skin into the hand held piece of equipment. The device stretches and pulls the skin thin so the energy source can target the melanin in the hair. During this process, the follicles absorb the heat the laser beam emits, which damages the follicle and makes it difficult for the hair to grow back. Most patients are able to achieve results in a 30-45 minute session that occurs once every 3-4 weeks over the course of several months.

WHAT TO EXPECT?

Throughout the procedure, patients will feel slight pressure as the device is pulling up the skin. However, the laser beam itself only feels like a light sting. Most devices are made with a cooling sequence that occurs between the laser pulses, which helps ease discomfort and reduce the chance of unwanted side effects. There are multiple laser hair removal vacuum devices on the market today that come in different sizes depending on the size of the area being treated. The laser technology will depend on what works best with your hair texture and skin type.

LASER HAIR REDUCTION PRICE LIST

  • Do not wax, bleach, or use depilatory creams such as Nair during the process. Shaving is the only alternative to treating the area during this treatment process. You must wait 4 weeks to begin treatments if you do any of the above.
  • Avoid tanning or sun exposure two weeks before your treatment. No spray tans or lotions/creams that have self-tanners in them. If you come and your skin is too dark, your esthetician may opt to defer the treatment that day.
  • No sun exposure or tanning for at least one week post procedure.
  • Please have the area shaved when you arrive for treatment. There is a $25 shaving fee
  • Topical anesthetics are available and must be called into a compounding pharmacy prior to your appointment. You will apply numbing 1 hour before appointment time at home.

Below is a list of prices for laser hair reduction treatments. These prices do not reflect any promotions that may be in effect and are subject to change at any time.

Treatment Area 1st-6th Session Touch Up Sessions Package of 6 Sessions
Ears $99 $79 $475
Chin $99 $79 $475
Cheeks $99 $79 $475
Upper Lip $59 $39 $283
Lip/Chin $125 $105 $600
Sideburns $99 $79 $475
Full Face $200 $160 $960
Neck (Front) $125 $105 $600
Neck (Back) $125 $105 $600
Areola $125 $105 $600
Chest $250 $215 $1200
Sternum $150 $125 $720
Underarms $125 $105 $600
Full Legs $400 $360 $1920
Treatment Area 1st-6th Session Touch Up Sessions Package of 6 Sessions
Half Arms $150 $125 $720
Full Arms $250 $215 $1200
Hands/Fingers $99 $79 $475
Feet/Toes $99 $79 $475
Shoulders $150 $125 $720
Upper Back $250 $215 $1200
Lower Back $250 $215 $1200
Full Back $450 $400 $2160
Abdomen $200 $160 $960
Bikini Line $149 $125 $715
Brazilian Bikini $200 $160 $960
Buttocks $250 $215 $1200
Upper Legs $250 $215 $1200
Lower Legs $200 $160 $960

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