Unwanted Hair

Our laser hair removal system is made to offer fast hair removal results and long-lasting smoothness.

Unwanted hair often tends to make us feel self-conscious. While shaving is an obvious solution, razor burn and the irritation caused by waxing can be difficult to deal with. This is especially true for people with extra sensitive skin. Having clean, hairless skin shouldn’t come as a compromise to personal comfort. At Travis Shaw, MD, we’re dedicated to facilitating your beauty needs. Our laser hair removal system is made to offer fast hair removal results and long-lasting smoothness.

Annoyed by Unwanted Hair?

The level of unwanted body hair on the body is largely based on individual hormone levels. Androgen are hormones responsible for the density of body hair following puberty. Your androgen quantity level can make the appearance of hair thicker and more prominent. For those who also suffer from sensitive skin, the appearance of excessive body hair can be a real problem due to the potential for skin irritation.

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Unwanted Hair Removal With Palomar Vectus

When it comes to unwanted hair, Dr. Shaw is happy to offer the Palomar Vectus laser treatment. The Vectus is a powerful diode laser system that provides high-volume, permanent hair reduction quickly and easily. Designed to work with a range of skin and hair types, the laser can remove hair from almost anywhere on the body. Treatment areas include: The face, back, chest, arms, underarms, bikini area, and legs. By targeting hair follicles through the emission of powerful light energy, the Vectus leaves skin feeling smooth and radiant. 

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Hair Removal Results

A typical unwanted hair removal session lasts for 5 minutes per treatment area. The Vectus’s special design includes sapphire tips that shed heat quickly, applying focused light only at the roots of the hair while leaving skin cool. This advanced cooling system offers a comfortable treatment experience with minimal discomfort. Following the treatment, long term results can be expected for up to 9 months. We recommend 8-10 treatments for most areas but certain areas are treated a bit differently, some are spaced 4-6 weeks apart and some may be 6-8 weeks apart.


Laser Hair Removal in Richmond, Virginia

Travis Shaw, MD is a skilled medical professional dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the Richmond community. If you are struggling with unwanted body hair, Dr. Shaw has the treatment for you. Make an appointment today by calling/texting (804) 775-4559 or submitting your information via the form below.


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