Laser Hair Removal is a long term non-surgical option to removing unwanted hair. Lasers strategically destroy hair that contains melanin in the follicle, leaving surrounding skin unharmed and prevents future hair growth. At this time, laser hair removal only works on brown or black hair, which have the most melanin and responds best to the treatment. A variety of Laser Hair Removal devices are available using the following types of lasers: Nd-YAG, Pulsed Diode, and Alexandrite. New technology has allowed patients with darker skin to undergo effective Laser Hair Removal whereas previously, patients with light skin and dark hair were considered ideal patient. Treatment should be customized per patient and a series of treatments may be necessary to achieve best results.Request a Consultation
A world-renowned landmark located in San Diego County, Goldman, Butterwick, Fitzpatrick, & Groff, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology brings together scientific breakthroughs in the aesthetic industry and the art of vision, creativity and skill. In a warm, social environment of approachable luxury, GBFG brings patients the best in rejuvenation and the highest quality of personal attention.
Mitchel GoldmanDouble-board certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Mitchel Goldman M.D. is the founder and Medical Director of Goldman Butterwick & Associates, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology. After graduating Boston University and Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Goldman has pioneered research on multiple laser techniques, skin rejuvenation, and vein therapy. Dr. Goldman is the Director of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program and has practice/hospital affiliations with Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.