Laser Hair Reduction

“I was always embarrassed to go to the pool or the beach because of all the hair on my back. I was constantly shaving where I could before I went out. Having Laser Hair Reduction on my back has been life changing. I literally feel like a new man.”


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Laser Hair Reduction




Wells Plastic Surgery offers hair reduction using the most potent, effective technology on the market today with the Sciton® Intense Pulse Light (IPL) or Sciton 1064. The Scition Laser is very safe and effective. It can treat any part of the body because it is flexible, and it is safe enough to treat skin-of-color patients as well.

Hair reduction is achieved in nearly 80% of individuals treated*. The best results are seen after multiple treatments because hair goes through different phases and the hair follicle is most effectively treated and removed during the “growth phase”. You may need a touch up if new hair begins to grow, but this is usually very minor.

What Areas of the Body Are Most often Treated for Laser Hair Reduction?

  • Back
  • Bikini
  • Chin
  • Cheek
  • Upper Lip
  • Legs
  • Forearms
  • Areolas
  • Abdominal Trail
  • Fingers
  • Toes

How Does The Sciton Laser Work?

Hair shafts and hair follicles contain melanin (pigment). The light source of the laser targets the melanin and causes thermal damage to the hair shaft and follicle. This in turn causes the hair shaft and follicle to shut down – all without damaging the surrounding tissue.

Ingrown Hairs

By destroying the hair-producing follicle with the laser the medical condition known as ‘folliculitis barbae’ (ingrown hairs) can be improved soon after the first treatment. You can have laser hair reduction even if you have ingrown hairs, as the laser penetrates but doesn’t damage the skin, alleviating your ingrown hair problem.

How Many Treatments Are Necessary?

The number of treatments will vary person to person. However, the average number of treatments is four to six (4-6). Your esthetician will discuss the number of treatments you may require and your treatment plan in your consultation. The number of treatments can’t be determined upfront because it depends on how well each patient responds to treatment. Typically, treatment packages consist of six treatments for full hair reduction.

What to Expect Post Procedure

  • There is no downtime and you can return to work the same day.
  • You might have a sensation similar to a mild sunburn, lasting for a few days.
  • After the series of treatments, touch up treatments may be needed in a few years.
  • Results last indefinitely.

Prices: Sciton® Intense Pulse Laser Hair Reduction


Treatment Site1st Treatment Duration2nd Treatment DurationSingle Treatment Price Per TreatmentTouch Up Post Package (20% off)
Upper Lip:45 min30 min$100$80
Chin:45 min30 min$125$100
Sideburns:45 min30 min$150$120
Lower Face:1 hour45 min$350$280
Beard:1 hour1 hour$450$360
Neck:1 hour45 min$200$160
Underarms:45 min30 min$150$120
Forearms: F1 hour45 min$225$180
Forearms: M1 hr 15 min1 hour$275$220
Full Arms: F1 hr 15 min1 hour$275$220
Full Arms: M1 hr 30 min1 hr 15 min$325$260
Upper Arms: F1 hour45 min$225$180
Upper Arms: M1 hr 15 min1 hour$275$220
Areola (Nipples)45 min30 min$100$80
Fingers:45 min30 min$100$80
Toes:45 min30 min$100$80
Bikini:1 hour1 hour*$150-225$120-180
Brazilian:1 hour1 hour$250$200
Chest:1 hr 30 min1 hr 15 min*$350-500$280-400
Back:1 hr 30 min1 hr 15 min*$350-500$280-400
Full Legs2 hrs 30 min2 hours*$600-1,000$480-800
Upper Legs:1 hr 45 min1 hr 30 min*$425-550$340-440
Lower Legs:1 hr 30 min1 hr 15 min*$325-450$260-360
  • Estimated Pricing. Actual pricing determined at your consultation by body surface area to be treated.



 *individual results and experience may vary



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"I was always embarrassed to go to the pool or the beach because of all the hair on my back. I was constantly shaving where I could before I went out. Having Laser Hair Reduction on my back has been life changing. I literally feel like a new man."


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