About Laser Hair Removal
If you calculated the time, energy, and money that you've spent shaving, waxing, and using other methods to temporarily remove hair from your face and body, you may wonder why you do it. Take back your time and money while enjoying permanent hair reduction at Charles P. Virden, MD in Reno, Nevada with the Sciton Forever Bare BBL system. Designed to safely and effectively destroy active hair follicles in many areas of the body and face, the Forever Bare BBL laser hair reduction system prevents future hair growth. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Charles Virden and his team offer consultation and treatment series with Sciton Forever Bare BBL laser hair removal system.
"I came in from out of state to have my procedures done with Dr. Virden. He is extremely personable, knowledgeable and confident in what he does. On the day of my pre-op, as I was flying into Reno, my flights were diverted and delayed and I didn't get in until late. Dr, Virden went above and beyond to meet with me outside of normal office hours to make sure I was ready and confident for surgery the next morning. He is caring and attentive and checked in on me over the weekend after the surgery. I'm extremely happy with my results. My breasts look amazing and my tummy flat! I have had minimal pain after surgery and I attribute that to having an extremely skilled surgeon. I highly recommend Dr. Virden!"- Google User / Google / Nov 22, 2016
"Dr. Virden and his wife are both lovely people. I felt very comfortable, and they both took their time in answering any questions I had. They really get on a personal level with you and do not make you feel like nothing more than a patient, I felt like a friend. Thank you. I would highly recommend and also will be back myself."- D.K. / Google / Mar 01, 2019
"I was recommended Dr. Virden by a friend for my breast reduction surgery and i’m so glad I went with him. Not only was he professional and exceptionally nice, his staff were amazing as well. Everyone made me feel so comfortable and welcomed. Dr. Virden did an excellent job with the procedure as well. I’m so thankful for him and everyone in that office. They changed my life. I highly recommend!!"- A.M. / Facebook / Feb 10, 2019
"I can't say enough about Leah at Dr. Virdens office. She is kind, gentle, and very knowledgeable. She makes you feel completely comfortable and you know she genuinely cares about you during and after your procedure. I had BBL and she checked on several times after. I'm so pleased the the outcome. I will definitely be a returning to this office."- J.S. / Yelp / Feb 01, 2019
"Dr Virden is incredible. If you are looking for natural look, he's your doctor. He did upper and lower eyes on me. I look much younger and I love the results. Very natural looking too in that you can't tell I had surgery at all. Highly recommend!"- R.M. / Google / Jan 16, 2019
During a consultation, a medical professional will help determine if laser hair removal is right for you in order to achieve your goals. The ideal candidates for laser hair removal:
- Have unwanted hair virtually anywhere on the body
- Are tired of waxing, shaving, and tweezing
- Want to improve the appearance of hyperpigmentation and/or facial redness
- Desire long-lasting results
What to Expect
Your technician will discuss all medications, products, and procedures to discontinue prior to your laser treatment. Prior to laser hair removal, the treatment area will be cleaned and prepped. Our laser does use a cooling device to aid in patient comfort. When performed on the face, the patient may be given eyewear to protect the eyes. The handheld device will be placed on the treatment site for a short period of time to deliver quick pulses of energy before being moved to the next section of skin. A sensation similar to a rubber band being snapped on the skin is felt by those who receive laser hair reduction. Treatment times range from 10 minutes up to 1 hour, depending on the area(s) being treated.
Patients will experience 24 hours of downtime where they need to avoid any activity that will raise the body temperature. All pre- and post-treatment information will be discussed and given to each patient during their initial consultation. Treatment protocols will be assessed after each treatment to ensure you receive the best treatment for your concerns. Since hair growth occurs in phases, multiple treatments will be needed. Treatments will be scheduled anywhere from 4 – 8 weeks apart, depending on the area(s) being treated. This will be discussed during your consultation and reassessed at each appointment. Typically, a package of 4-12 laser hair reduction treatments are recommended. Patients should expect to see reduced hair growth over the course of treatment. Even though laser hair removal greatly reduces hair growth, hair can grow back. While no procedure is permanent, patients can expect long-term results. Patients should keep in mind that treatments may be needed in the future after the initial series of treatments to prolong the effects.
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Smooth, Hair-Free Skin
Let’s face it: hair removal is a pain and is only temporary with hair growing back before you know it. Why not reduce hair growth basically anywhere on the body with long-term results? You can with laser hair removal! During a consultation, we will provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision. Give our office a call today to start your journey toward smoother, hair-free skin.