Before starting a complete laser hair removal process, a sample should be done on a test area. After waiting a couple of days, the hair removal practitioner will determine if any rare or long-term side effects can be expected. Let your practitioner know if you have any form of the herpes virus in the area you intend to treat (for people with herpes, laser treatment can trigger an outbreak, so an antiviral medication may be given beforehand). If you have a history of abnormal scarring, you should mention it to the practitioner before treatment.
The following is a list of primary and secondary risk factors associated with drug use: