Laser Hair Removal with Dr. JoAnne Lopes using the ClearScan™ Laser

Unwanted hair can be a source of frustration and can often feel like a never-ending battle. Traditional methods of hair removal like shaving, waxing, or tweezing might offer temporary solutions, but they’re time-consuming and often result in ingrown hairs or irritated skin. Enter the world of laser hair removal, a game-changer in the aesthetics field. Dr. JoAnne Lopes, ever committed to providing the most advanced treatments to her patients, uses the ClearScan™ Laser from Sciton, an industry-leading tool for precision hair removal.

The ClearScan™ Laser harnesses the power of laser energy to target hair follicles directly. By selectively targeting the melanin within hair, the laser’s energy generates heat, subsequently disabling the follicle and inhibiting future growth. This innovative technology ensures a smoother and hair-free skin surface, all while prioritizing the surrounding skin’s safety and health.

Dr. Lopes’ expertise combined with the advanced capabilities of the ClearScan™ Laser guarantees effective, long-lasting results. Whether you’re targeting larger areas like the back or legs, or seeking precision for areas such as the upper lip or underarms, Dr. Lopes offers a tailored approach to suit your specific hair removal needs. Say goodbye to the temporary fixes and embrace a more permanent solution to unwanted hair with Dr. JoAnne Lopes and the ClearScan™ Laser.

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Benefits of Laser Hair Removal with Dr. JoAnne Lopes

Precision Targeting:

The ClearScan™ Laser is designed to precisely target hair follicles, ensuring that surrounding skin remains untouched. Its precision ensures effective results on both coarse and fine hair types.

Long-Lasting Results:

Unlike traditional methods which offer temporary relief, laser hair removal with the ClearScan™ seeks to inhibit hair growth over the long term by disabling the hair follicles, leading to significantly reduced hair regrowth over time.

Safe for Various Skin Types:

Thanks to the state-of-the-art technology in the ClearScan™ Laser, treatments can be tailored for different skin tones and types, minimizing risks of pigmentation changes or burns.

No More Ingrown Hairs:

Laser hair removal eradicates the common issues of shaving and waxing like ingrown hairs, razor burns, and skin irritations. The laser method ensures smoother skin without the associated complications of conventional methods.

Cost-Effective in the Long Run:

While the initial investment might be higher than buying razors or booking waxing appointments, in the long run, patients typically find that laser hair removal is more cost-effective. The reduced need for ongoing treatments or products, combined with the lasting results, makes it a financially sound choice for many.

With the ClearScan™ Laser and Dr. Lopes’ seasoned approach, patients can expect a transformative experience, moving away from the endless cycle of traditional hair removal methods to a more efficient and lasting solution.

Our patients glow, and their reviews shine!

I came here seeking a specific surgery to boost my self confidence. Coming in I was very nervous, self conscious and insecure. When I came in for a consultation, the staff was so welcoming, free of judgement and gentle. I was able to schedule the surgery within 2 weeks. Coming in again still nervous, the staff was always considerate of my feelings. Dr. Lopes explained everything thoroughly, answered any questions and gave me security moving forward. The surgery went amazing. Despite all my nerves and anxiety, I was able to fall asleep. The recovery did take 6 weeks but overall, I am so blessed I came here and had an amazing experience. She has truly changed my life and I have never felt this confident before within my own body. I highly recommend coming here! Everyone is so respectful, kind and professional. If I were to need anything else, I know where to keep coming!
Carrigan Duvall
Carrigan Duvall
Amazing service and very informative! Loved my experience and highly recommend
Kristina Scruggs
Kristina Scruggs
Dr Lopes and her staff did a great job and made sure I was happy with my results!
Emily Drake
Emily Drake
I have been going to Dr. Lopes for over twenty years and she’s the best!
Liz Wood
Liz Wood
Rachel does great assisting me with looking natural and healthy!
Kjersti Lee
Kjersti Lee
Rachel was wonderful, and very helpful! Highly recommended! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Jennifer Van Deusen
Jennifer Van Deusen
Love this practice! Rachel, Dr. Lopes and front office staff are great! Rachel is so nice and personable! Everyone is so friendly and professional!
Karen Yuhas
Karen Yuhas
I am beyond thrilled with the results from Dr. Lopes. Her expertise, combined with a compassionate approach, made the entire experience exceptional. From start to finish her team was professional caring and attentive. I highly recommend her to anyone considering cosmetic enhancements. Thank you for your incredible work!!!
Tina Clements
Tina Clements
I had an amazing experience with two procedures that Dr. Joan Lopes performed on me. One of them was brachioplasty, and the other was myellevate. I had wonderful results. I love the entire staff. Dr. Lopes is so sweet and so caring, very professional. I would never go anywhere else for any other procedure. I would recommend to all of my friends and family. From beginning to end, the experience was amazing !
nicole okal
nicole okal
Laser hair removal with Rachel is always great. She is professional precise and personable. I’m Very satisfied with the service.
Scilla Leitner
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Are You a Candidate for Laser Hair Removal with Dr. JoAnne Lopes?

Laser hair removal is a versatile procedure that can benefit a wide range of individuals. However, as with any treatment, it’s essential to understand if it’s right for you. Ideal candidates for laser hair removal using the ClearScan™ Laser with Dr. JoAnne Lopes include:

  • Diverse Skin Types: While earlier laser treatments were limited to lighter skin types, the ClearScan™ Laser has settings tailored for various skin tones, making it suitable for a diverse range of individuals.

  • Those Seeking Longer-Term Hair Reduction: If you’re tired of frequent shaving, waxing, or other temporary hair removal methods and are seeking a longer-term solution, laser hair removal could be a fitting choice.

  • Individuals with Darker Hair: The laser targets the pigment in hair, making darker hair more susceptible to treatment. While some lighter hair types might also benefit, results can be more pronounced for darker hair shades.

  • People with Healthy Skin: While the ClearScan™ Laser is gentle, it’s crucial to have no active skin infections, severe acne, or open wounds in the treatment area.

  • Individuals with Realistic Expectations: It’s essential to understand that while laser hair removal can significantly reduce hair growth, no method can guarantee 100% permanent hair removal. Multiple sessions will be needed, and occasional maintenance treatments might be required.

If you’re considering laser hair removal, it’s essential to consult with Dr. Lopes. She can assess your specific situation, discuss your goals, and determine if the ClearScan™ Laser treatment is the best route for your hair removal needs.

About Your Consultation


Comprehensive Health Evaluation

During your consultation with Dr. JoAnne Lopes, expect a thorough review of your medical history and current health status. This will include any pre-existing conditions, medications you’re currently taking, and any past surgical procedures. It’s crucial to provide complete and accurate information to ensure your safety and the success of the surgery.


Discussion of Goals and Expectations

Dr. Lopes will take the time to understand your cosmetic goals and expectations. She will give you a realistic picture of what the procedure can achieve and ensure your goals align with these possibilities. This discussion will help you develop a shared vision for the results of the procedure.


Physical Examination and Procedure Explanation

Dr. Lopes will perform a physical examination, which is crucial in planning the procedure. She will discuss the procedure in detail, explaining the steps involved, the techniques she uses, and what you can expect during recovery. This information will help you feel informed and confident about the process.


Semaglutide Weight Loss Program

A high BMI can sometimes pose challenges to both safety and results, we are proud to offer a comprehensive Weight Loss Program for patients with a BMI over 35. Central to this program is the use of Semaglutide, an FDA-approved medication known for its efficacy in weight management. Semaglutide works by mimicking a hormone that targets areas of the brain which regulate appetite and food intake. When integrated with a balanced diet and regular physical activity, our Semaglutide Weight Loss Program can be a powerful tool for achieving a healthier weight, making you a better candidate for surgery, and paving the way for optimal surgical outcomes.

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Where artistry meets innovation in cosmetic solutions.

The Cosmetic Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art facility featuring advanced examination, operating, and recovery rooms. From the instant you step into our office, you'll be immersed in a serene, inviting environment. Dr. Joanne Lopes' team of experts combines clinical excellence with a warm, compassionate approach to ensure your utmost satisfaction. Conveniently situated just off the Virginia Beach Expressway on Louisa Ave, our center is easily accessible for all your cosmetic needs.

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Why Choose Cosmetic Surgery Center?


Experienced Doctors

Benefit from Dr. JoAnne Lopes' extensive experience, board certification, and personalized approach to achieve your aesthetic aspirations.


Professional Environment

Experience a serene, state-of-the-art facility equipped with advanced technology, ensuring your comfort and safety throughout your transformation.


Innovative Solutions

Discover a wide range of innovative cosmetic solutions, including surgical and non-surgical procedures, tailored to your unique goals and preferences.


Compassionate Care

Receive attentive, compassionate care from our dedicated team, ensuring you feel supported and confident at every step of your aesthetic journey.


Convenient Location

Enjoy our convenient location just off the Virginia Beach Expressway on Louisa Ave, making your transformation easily accessible.


Exceptional Results

Trust our commitment to patient satisfaction and exceptional results, fostering long-lasting relationships and empowering your confidence in your appearance.

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Cosmetic Surgery Center

A Woman's Touch, a Surgeon's Hands

Dr. Joanne Lopes, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

(757) 497-5400

328 Louisa Ave #110, Virginia Beach, VA 23454