In New York City, laser hair removal isn’t difficult to come by, no matter how futuristic the treatment may sound. Given all the options, potential clients will want to do plenty of research before heading to one of the city’s many med spas and medical offices to zap away unwanted fuzz. Some starter questions and answers: How does laser hair removal work? Heat from a laser beam damages follicles, reducing future growth. (Some laser hair removal machines work better for certain skin and hair types than others; a licensed practitioner should be able to guide you to the right one for you.) And does laser hair removal hurt? Many people liken it to a rubber band being snapped against the skin.