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Laser Hair Removal

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All Skin Types including light, fair and dark

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It is difficult, if not impossible, to predict how many treatments each individual will require to achieve the best long term reduction in hair growth. We typically recommend a package of 6 treatments to achieve optimum results.
Laser Hair Removal Pre-Treatment Instructions

Avoid waxing, tweezing, depilatory creams, or electrolysis for 2-4 weeks prior to treatment, and at all times between treatments.

Avoid the use of exfoliant creams i.e.: Retin-A, Alpha-hydroxy, glycolic acid, etc. 2 weeks prior to treatment.

Full hair growth and stubble is required for the initial visit for proper assessment and documentation. After this visit you may shave between your laser treatment appointments.

Avoid tanning, including self-tanning creams, for 2 weeks prior to each treatment. A sunscreen with SPF 30 or greater should be used on any area of sun exposed skin which you plan to treat.

Shave the area to be treated within 24 hours prior to your appointment.
Laser Hair Removal Post-Treatment Instructions

The response, results, and healing to laser treatments vary with each individual. Varying factors include, but are not limited to, skin colour, density of hair, treatment location, and post-treatment care.

Gently apply pure Aloe Vera Gel, Polysporin Antibiotic Ointment, or a product suggested by your hair removal technician to the treated area twice daily until healed. If necessary cover the area to protect against sun exposure.

When showering and washing, pat dry, do not rub excessively.

A cold pack may be placed over the treated area to reduce redness and swelling which can last 1-3 days. The area will usually heal within 5-7 days.

Avoid using any harsh topical creams until the area is healed i.e.: exfoliants, Retin-A, Alpha-hydroxy, glycolic acid, acne creams etc.

Avoid sun exposure to the treated area for 24-48 hours. After this time SPF 30 or greater is recommended on the treated area during the course of laser treatment. Avoid tanning, including self-tanning creams, for 2 weeks prior to each treatment.

Blistering after treatment is rare but does occur. Crusts and scabs may develop as a result and will fall off in 2-3 weeks. Avoid rubbing, scratching or picking.
Reminders:

* Stubble or what appears to be re-growth may appear. This is not new hair, but is the remaining hair being expelled from the hair follicle. This hair may take 1 to 3 weeks to fall out; shaving is permitted between treatments.
* Your next treatment should be booked when new re-growth appears - in approximately 4-6 weeks.
* Consistent treatments will allow for the most effective results.

Candela GentleLASE (755 nm)
Winner of the Editor's Choice Award for Best Hair Removal Laser. (Aesthetic Trends and Technology).

Premier Laser for Hair Removal
The GentleLASE provides permanent hair reduction for skin types I-IV. This laser system is fast, versatile, and easy to use. The GentleLASE has the largest hair removal spot size in the industry, and can deliver fluences up to 100 J/cm2.

Treatment Versatility
The GentleLASE can be used to treat pigmented lesions including sun and age spots, freckles, café-au-lait, and melasma. In addition, this 755 nm laser can eliminate vascular lesions and eradicate fine lines and wrinkles.

Laser Procedures with No Downtime
The Candela's GentleLASE is the only laser that uses the Dynamic Cooling Device to protect and cool the skin during the laser procedures. DCD maximizes patient comfort and epidermal protection by delivering a shot of cryogen to the skin prior to each laser pulse. DCD reduces the need for cooling gel and topical anesthesia, and permits for quick patient recovery.

 
         
 

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