Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Mon. - Fri.: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

Mon. - Fri.: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Laser Hair Removal

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Are you tired of shaving, waxing and tweezing? You may want to consider laser hair removal treatment. Laser hair removal is an effective way to permanently reduce hair growth. Just like any cosmetic procedure, however, patients need to understand what to expect and put careful thought into their hair removal decision. At Olansky Dermatology Associates, we encourage patients to consider the following if they want laser hair removal:

Safety First

It is of highest importance that patients choose laser technology that is safe and FDA approved. You need to also choose a qualified, experienced provider. Although it may be cheaper or more convenient to stop in a clinic or med-spa for your hair removal, your safety (and results) may be compromised in doing so. Selecting a board certified dermatologist is your best assurance that you are putting safety first. Be sure that your provider is also willing to do a patch test first. This should be standard procedure to ensure your skin is suitable for the type of laser.

Ask Questions

There are many different types of laser hair removal systems available, and they are not all created equal. Don’t be afraid to ask questions to ensure you are electing one that works for your specific skin type. Different machines have different lasers with varying wavelengths and capabilities. You may find that some places use intense pulse light (IPL) instead of lasers, which tends to be far less effective at getting rid of unwanted hair.

How It Works

Laser hair removal works by disrupting the function of the hair follicle in their active growing phase. The hair follicle can still exists post-treatment but will not be able to grow hair. Hairs that are not in the growth phase at the time of treatment will not be affected by the laser, which is why further treatments may be necessary to achieve ideal results.

At Olansky Dermatology Associates, we use the Cynosure Elite system, the most comprehensive laser hair removal system available today. It is FDA approved and uniquely designed for all skin types. The Cynosure laser’s intense heat damages hair follicles and stops future growth. This laser system also implements a cooling system that helps soften the sensation of the heat, which makes the treatments feel similar to a rubber band snap. After only a few sessions, dramatic results can be achieved. In addition, Cynosure laser can smooth and rejuvenate skin, making it an effective treatment for wrinkles, acnes scars and stretch marks.

Whether you are a woman who wants to be done with shaving your legs or bikini area or a man who would like a hair-free back, laser hair removal can be a life-changing solution that brings valued confidence and lessens your daily skin maintenance. At Olansky Dermatology, we welcome your questions surrounding laser treatments for the skin, and we would love to tell you more about the benefits of Cynosure Hair Removal.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Jodi E. Ganz, Olansky Dermatology Associates
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Olansky Dermatology AssociatesAtlanta Dermatologist
3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: (404) 355-5484
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Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

Our Happy Patients

Olansky Dermatology Associates

4.7/ 5.0

Based on 900 reviews

Ashley A.

Mandy Ramer, NP-C was such a pleasure to meet with. She listened to all of my concerns and addressed each one with a plan that fit my needs. I am so glad I picked Olansky Dermatology. Absolutely thrilled with their service from appointment setting through check out.

Kara E.

The appointment process is quick easy and convenient online. Parking is easy enough. I got in basically right at my appointment time. I didn’t have to wait hardly at all. The doctors and nurses are nice, knowledgeable and helpful. The procedure I had was easy and I got out fast and was on my way.

Suzanne H.

This was probably the best experience I’ve ever had going to a dermatologist. Every interaction I had with the staff was pleasant and they were so helpful. I had accidentally cancelled my appointment and the girls at the front desk help me get in so I could be seen and someone could help me. Which I really appreciated, most places would have just turned me away. The doctor or pa I saw that day I can’t remember her name was lovely and took great care of me. I will be going to Olansky’s going forward. You will not be disappointed! The staff is excellent!

Coriana W.

Dr. Bender honestly changed my life around. I had extremely bad hormonal and cystic acne, and have been told for years that there is nothing I can do but wash my face and etc.. Dr. Bender gave me hope that there is hope she helped get my confidence back and now I’m finally free. She cares about her patients and takes her time with you every visit. If you need help in anything derma-logical then you really need to go to her.

Jenny S.

The doctors and PA’s are great and very knowledgeable. I never have to wait to long and the office staff is always very nice. I also take my son there and they are great with him as well. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology.

Kristen R.

Olansky Dermatology is wonderful! Our whole family goes. My daughter has had terrible eczema through the years and both my kids had mollescum too. They always make things better and spend time explaining whats wrong and how to fix it.

Mike D.

I recently had a couple appointments at Olanksy Dermatology and was seen by Julia Lee. Julie was excellent and quickly took care of the issue I was having with my skin. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology and especially Julia Lee to anyone in need of a dermatologist.

Tamima D.

My husband is a patient of PA Sharon Doering I appreciate all she did for my spouse. She’s very down to earth & made him feel comfortable. Sharon communicated in a way that he can understand.
Thank You

Lisa H.

I see the physician assistant Sharon Doering and she has drastically improved my skin! I highly recommend this practice and their brilliant thourough doctors. I finally have glowing skin!

Betty G.

I have had excellent experience at Olansky Dermatology. Dr Burger is meticulous and thorough and has a most pleasant and calm manner. I have every confidence in her and this office.

Cheyenne G.

Very kind and understanding people. Dr. Bellamy and her nurse took the time to listen to all my concerns and never made me feel rushed.

Kishan P.

I was actually running a bit late, but they were very friendly and knowledgeable about what was going on with my skin. And also very timely.I will definitely stick with them!

Khol S.

Very professional and pleasant staff. When I arrived at my appointment this afternoon I was informed that my doctor called out sick and they tried calling to let me know but I just recently changed my number so they were unable to reach me. The receptionist was so sweet and helpful. Instead of leaving and making a new appointment they fit me in without an issue and without any waiting.

Susan H.

Dr. Ilyas was highly recommended to me so I decided to change dermatologists. I am so glad as I am pleased with his expertise and his highly professional manner. I am also delighted with Emily Raville, Aesthetician. She does a wonderful job and I am recommending her to my friends as well. I am completely satisfied – can’t get any better than that!