Laser hair removal is a popular and effective method for permanently reducing unwanted hair growth. However, for people with diabetes, there may be some additional risks and side effects associated with the procedure.
One of the most common side effects of laser hair removal is pain or discomfort during the procedure. People with diabetes may be more sensitive to pain and discomfort due to nerve damage caused by the condition.
Another potential side effect of laser hair removal for people with diabetes is an increased risk of infection. People with diabetes are more susceptible to infections due to poor circulation and weakened immune systems. If an infection occurs after laser hair removal, it may be more difficult to heal and may require additional treatment.
Hyperpigmentation or hypo-pigmentation (darkening or lightening of the skin) is also a possible side effect of laser hair removal. People with diabetes are more likely to experience these changes in skin pigmentation due to changes in the skin caused by the condition.
Lastly, people with diabetes may experience delayed healing after laser hair removal. This can be due to the effects of diabetes on circulation and the immune system, which can make it more difficult for the skin to heal properly.
It's important to note that these side effects may vary from person to person and it's always best to consult with a licensed practitioner before any treatment to determine if it's appropriate for you and to minimize the risk of any side effects. The practitioner will also perform a skin assessment, medical history, and evaluation of your expectations and goals to determine if you are a good candidate for laser hair removal treatment.
Taking risks is not an option. If you are Diabetic, you need to make sure you receive treatments only by experienced and licensed estheticians, this will reduce the risks of having side effects greatly. An experienced technician knows that having a lot of information about your particular case is key to proceed with the right type of treatment. At Satori Laser we have been treating clients with this condition for years successfully. Our strict protocols that also includes the detailed sanitization of everything that is involved in the treatments is key to avoid any risk of infection.
Talk to your Doctor about your interested in Laser Hair Removal and visit one of our Satori Laser locations to meet with one of our technicians to find out more information.