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Why consider laser treatment for pseudofolliculitis barbae?

If you’ve spent hundreds of dollars on expensive razors, shaving creams, lotions, oils, and powders, find out how laser treatments can help eradicate this painful condition and save you time and money.

“From start to finish I cannot overstate how pleased I was with my experience. Hair removal is a bit embarrassing for a young man, but the moment I stepped foot in the office I felt welcome and at ease!”

- Paul K.

Who makes the best candidate for treatment?

Sources say that pseudofolliculitis is caused by coiling of the hair, so some people are more prone to the condition than others, namely those of African or Middle Eastern descent. Those patients who want relief from the itching, burning problem of razor bumps are excellent candidates for laser treatment. The only way to tell for sure is to set up your private consultation with one of our practitioners in the Columbia, MD and Baltimore areas.

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Is there any downtime?

Clients can expect some slight swelling and redness for the first few hours after their session. Ice packs or a Laser Enzyme Gel can be applied to help ease any discomfort. You may also receive creams and lotions from our team to help smooth and heal the skin. All that being said, you will be able to return to your normal routine right away after your appointment, as there is no extended downtime with laser hair removal.

Why should I choose Comprehensive Laser & Aesthetics?

At Comprehensive Laser & Aesthetics, we put our patients first. This means creating convenient evening and weekend appointments for those with busy schedules, or keeping an eye on your kids at the front desk while your undergo your treatment. From our cutting edge technology and innovative laser systems, to the knowledge, skill and artistry of our accomplished laser professionals, we offer an outstanding patient experience that will leave your skin feeling silky, soft and supremely smooth!

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Nina Nalini


Nina graduated with two Bachelor of Science Degrees from The University of Maryland College Park and Howard University. She then earned her Master of Science in Nursing Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

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What We're Doing About COVID-19

At Comprehensive Laser & Aesthetics, your health, safety and happiness are our top priorities. We have been monitoring the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation very carefully. Our Columbia and Olney offices are open, and we will continue to follow updates from local, state and federal authorities.

We have taken a series of precautionary steps to ensure your safety:

  1. We are performing enhanced cleaning and sanitizing of all patient care areas on a regular basis and in between all patient visits.
  2. We will avoid having patients congregate in our reception area. Upon check-in, you will be shown to either a private exam room or consultation room depending upon the nature of your appointment.
  3. All members of our staff are screened daily for COVID symptoms and are asked to stay home if they exhibit any signs or symptoms of the disease.
  4. ALL of our providers wear surgical face masks, plastic face shields and the necessary personal protective equipment to ensure patient and provider safety.
  5. We use hospital-grade disinfectants (Cavi-Wipes, Cavicide) to clean patient rooms and equipment. CaviCide is a convenient, ready-to-use, intermediate-level surface disinfectant that is effective against TB, HBV, HCV, viruses (hydrophilic and lipophilic), bacteria (including MRSA and VRE) and fungi. It can be used in the NICU, operating rooms, isolation rooms, patient care areas and laboratories. When used as directed, it will also effectively clean and decontaminate critical and semi-critical instrumentation.
  6. All of our equipment and protective eyewear are cleaned after every use.
  7. Plexiglass shields will be in place at the check-in and check out areas to prevent aerosol transmission.

For the time being, we ask that you come to your appointments alone to limit the traffic through the office. We also ask that you leave children in the care of a family member or a sitter. If you have had a recent fever, sore throat, cold- or flu-like symptoms or contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19 please call immediately to reschedule your appointment.

As always we appreciate your support of and trust in our practice and we look forward to seeing you soon!


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