You really need a consultation before laser hair removal

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So you have decided to try out laser hair removal for the first time ever or you have decided to switch to a new laser technician but then you are told to come in for a consultation. What is this about? You wonder!

The consultation is one of the most important steps in your journey towards permanent hair removal, as it gives you the greatest chance of achieving your desired outcome.

What is the point of the consultation?

A laser consultation serves as a comprehensive step to educate patients about laser treatments.

Without a consultation, both the patient and the esthetician are driving blind. It helps manage expectations, highlight personalized treatment plans, and provide guidance on pre-care and aftercare. It allows patients to make informed decisions and prepares them for a safe and successful laser treatment experience. The consultation helps in the following ways:

Assessing Skin Sensitivity and Health:

Laser treatments involve the use of concentrated light energy that penetrates the skin, targeting specific concerns. However, not all skin types react the same way to laser energy. During the consultation, a trained professional will assess your skin’s sensitivity and overall health to determine the appropriate laser settings and ensure safety during the treatment. This step is crucial in minimizing potential risks, such as hyperpigmentation or burns.

Setting Realistic Expectations:

One of the key aspects of a laser consultation is setting realistic expectations. While laser treatments can yield impressive results, it is important to understand that they may require multiple sessions to achieve desired outcomes. Through open communication during the consultation, your professional will provide a clear understanding of what you can expect from the treatment, including the number of sessions needed, potential downtime, and any necessary aftercare.

Addressing Concerns and Questions:

Laser treatments can be intimidating, especially if it is your first time undergoing such a procedure. A consultation provides a safe space to ask questions, express concerns, and gain a better understanding

Understanding the Individual Needs:

Every individual’s skin is unique, and what works for one person may not necessarily work for another. A laser consultation allows a professional to assess your skin type, concerns, and medical history. This comprehensive evaluation helps determine the most suitable laser treatment for your specific needs. Whether you are targeting acne scars, fine lines, or unwanted hair, the consultation process ensures that the treatment plan is tailored to you.

What to expect during your laser consultation?

The laser therapist will walk you through what’s involved in Laser Hair Removal. including a patch test (Test treatment over a tiny area) to give you a sense of what it will feel like.
This is the ensure that before committing to any treatment, you will more fully understand such things as:

  • The amount of discomfort to expect.
  • How many sessions you are likely to require;
  • How effective Laser Hair Removal is likely to be for your skin type;
  • Any possible side effects (to manage expectation should they occur)
  • Pre-care instructions

In addition to this, the therapist will ask questions about you, prior to beginning your sessions, in order to develop a personalized treatment plan to achieve you treatment goals. Some inquiries include

  • Asking about your your medical history or if you are on any medications. Laser treatments are not recommended when patients are on certain medications.
  • Your sensitivity to pain (so that numbing agents can be applied if necessary);
  • If you have any tattoos to make appropriate preparations for you treatment.
  • Also giving you a chance to express your concerns and ask questions relating to the procedure.

What is the cost of a consulatation?

Absolutely FREE! FREE !!!. At Anagenesis we charge no fee for consultation. It is an opportunity for a patient to be educated. We believe in empowering minds while transforming beauty in lives.

The consultation is an opportunity for you to figure out whether our team and our treatment method will be able to meet your expectations.

During the consultation, there is no expectation that you will commit to anything at the end of it. We won’t be hurt if you reject us.


Overall, a laser consultation is a necessary step for individuals considering laser treatment, providing them with the necessary information to make informed decisions and ensure a successful treatment journey.

The pre-treatment consultation is an opportunity for our estheticians to find out more about you, enabling us to deliver a tailored treatment that is result oriented.

What are you waiting for? start achieving your desired skin results - contact us now to book your laser consultation and get started on your path to beautiful skin!