New York has been called the hair removal capital in the world. This could well be true. But which among the hair removal facilities, known as spas, clinics or centers, are the best? There have been polls on this and several personal assessments. Variations are seen in the results.
The latest trend in hair removal is laser technology. If you were a potential candidate, the ideal thing would be to do some checking and select the clinic you like best. If you have difficulty in finding one in your area, the New York State Association of Laser Hair Specialists can be
The first point to verify is the type of medical supervision. A board-certified doctor has to be on site to provide overall treatment management. Normally, nurses or technicians carry out the procedure. They should be either New York State Licensed aestheticians or Certified Laser Specialists. Ask for their credentials and experience; you are the one who is paying and you have all the right to ensure that you are in proper hands.
The next step is to make sure all equipment used is approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). It is prudent not to trust any device or procedure that does not have this clearance. The FDA website could be a source for verification.
Usually, you get thirty minutes for a free initial consultation. Discuss the treatment plan and see whether you feel comfortable with it. This could be repeated with couple of other clinics. Check about any warranty; some centers offer a 3-year comprehensive guarantee.
Be wary about any facility that offers permanent hair removal. The FDA clearance is only for permanent hair reduction. After a period, some hair will grow back.