When you’re pregnant, your biggest concern is of course the health of your baby and you. Your body goes through an enormity of changes such as newfound skin sensitivities, breakouts, stretch marks and rashes. These symptoms often go hand in hand with excess hair growth around your belly, face and other unwanted places.
Many clients ask us if these kinds of pregnancy effects can be treated medically while pregnant, especially with laser hair removal treatments or laser for skin and veins. Here we discuss whether it is safe to take part in these procedures.
Laser Hair Removal
Waxing and shaving during pregnancy may seem like a lot, especially as the due date draws closer. Thinking about getting laser hair removal while pregnant might seem like a great option but at Australian Skin Clinics we do not perform laser hair removal during client pregnancy as a precaution.
It is not recommended to receive laser hair removal while pregnant, as the risks are uncertain. At Australian Skin Clinics we are unable to treat you if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, due to the lack of information available about the effect on the fetus. The fluctuation in hormones during this time can also minimise the effectiveness of your treatment and compromise your results.
Laser for Skin
At Australian Skin Clinics we offer a range of different treatments for our clients. These treatments range from laser skin rejuvenation for abnormal pigmentation and redness, laser therapy for veins, and Fraxel laser procedures for ageing skin. While pregnant, increased hormone levels are often responsible for natural changes in the body including spots, broken capillaries and pigmentation.
Experts advise however that laser skin treatments are not suitable for those expecting. These treatments often lead to permanent colour discolouration, with pregnancy symptoms often fading six months to a year after pregnancy when left untreated.
There are other treatments that can be tailored to suit expecting mothers. Visit your local clinic for a free consultation and find out what treatments are suitable for you during any phase of your life.
Original article published by Australian Skin Clinics >