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.
"In October of 2018 I had a neck lift and brow lift with Dr. Virden. I am now 71 years old. I look fabulous, maybe 50! He & his staff & surgery center staff are all knowledgeable, considerate and caring. Dr. Virden also gave me a breast augmentation. My breasts are large and look natural."- M. / Healthgrades / Jun 05, 2020
"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 is awesome! Caring and knowledgeable."- K.G. / Google / Mar 06, 2020
"What a great experience with incredible results! I come from the Bay Area to get laser treatment done here. The office staff is amazing and very attentive. Leah Salazar is professional, extremely knowledgable and makes you feel very comfortable. What I really appreciated about her is she takes the time to answer any questions you may have and doesn't make you feel rushed. I really appreciated how she went over the after care directions and explained what to expect over the next few days. I 100% recommend Leah Salazar and will definitely continue going to this office. Almost forgot, make sure you try the relaxation room with the massage chairs!"- B.C. / Google / Mar 05, 2020
"All of the staff and services at Dr. Virden's office are amazing. Very professional, caring, personal and no pressure. They are very invested in making each persons experience unique to their expectations! The results are amazing and the consultations are not pressured into booking. I love this place!!"- L.M. / Facebook / Mar 04, 2020
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.