laser hair removal procedure performed by a dermatologist in NJ

Laser Hair Removal in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Laser hair removal has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures over the past decade. More and more men and women are opting for this permanent hair reduction technique. There are several methods of removing hair with various lasers and light-based energy devices.

  • Downtime: Minimal
  • Pain Level: Mild to Moderate
  • Results Duration: Long-Lasting


Unwanted hair nearly anywhere on the face and body

Side Effects:

Mild redness and discomfort immediately after treatment


The face and body

Follow Up:

Patients typically need several sessions to achieve optimal results

How Performed:

Handheld device runs over the skin, sending energy into the hair shaft and follicles to eliminate unwanted hair


Topical anesthetic is available

Procedure Type:


Expected Outcome:

Reduction in unwanted hair and future hair growth


Improvements are visible soon after the first session, but peak results appear once treatment is completed

patient receiving a laser hair removal procedure

In the past, methods of removal resulted in a temporary elimination of hair. These methods include waxing, shaving, plucking, tweezing, threading, and electrolysis.

Although electrolysis does result in permanent reduction, it is incredibly time consuming and may take many years to treat just an upper lip.

Laser hair removal may also be a good alternative in helping those who suffer from ingrown hairs and irritation from shaving.

Lasers remove hair by targeting the pigment in the hair. The light from the laser is absorbed by the dark pigment in the hair resulting in heat and destruction of the follicle which is responsible for hair growth.

It is important to note that laser hair removal will not work on white, gray or light hair because the laser light does not get absorbed if there is no pigment present.

We use the Cynosure Apogee alexandrite laser for hair removal and have seen very consistent results. We encourage patients to schedule a formal consult to see if this modality would be effective for you.


Laser hair removal is a safe, effective method to permanently reduce unwanted hair on the face and body. If you would like to learn more about laser hair removal or any of our other cosmetic treatments, contact our office today to schedule your consultation.



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Scherl Dermatology

140 Sylvan Ave. Suite 302,

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

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Phone: 201.568.8400  | Fax: 201.568.8554


Scherl Dermatology

140 Sylvan Ave. Suite 302,

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

Same-Day Appointments Now Available

Scherl Dermatology

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