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Hair Removal, Laser Facial

The term laser means light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation, and it uses a laser light source (laser beam) to remove tissues that are diseased or to treat blood vessels that are bleeding. Laser beams are strong beams of light produced by electrically stimulating a particular material. A solid, a liquid, or a gas is used. Alternatively, the laser is used cosmetically; it can remove wrinkles, birthmarks, or tattoos.

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a convenient, noninvasive method for permanently reducing or removing unwanted facial or body hair. It leaves the skin looking smoother and silkier than waxing, electrolysis or razors and is a gentle technique that can treat larger areas effectively with minimal discomfort and with no downtime. Today, Darker hairs will absorb more of the laser light and lighter skin allows more transmission of the laser light into the hair follicle. Age, ethnicity, medication, hormone levels and body area affect the length, coarseness and color of body hair, which in turn will influence the results of any cosmetic laser treatment.

Laser Facial

The fact is that it's lasers. Lasers are most effective because of their controlled accuracy and strength in targeting deep layers below the skin's surface. It's like getting rid of your imperfections from the inside out, and there's more of a predictable outcome as compared to chemical peels or microdermabrasion.

The face treatments can be extremely effective for those with lighter skin tones, elastic and non-oily skin. They work well for addressing skin concerns such as lines, wrinkles, uneven pigmentation and superficial facial scarring. However, the procedure is not suitable for those suffering from active acne. It can be beneficial for those with darker tones, but may not be as effective; if you are unsure, come to our clinics for a consultation and we can advise you on the best method for your skin type and concerns.

The before and after photo's below show how Laser Facial treatment is particularly effective in the treatment of freckles and other types of pigmentation. Freckles are caused as the skin produces melanin in an attempt to protect itself from the harsh rays of the sun. Laser Facial treatment for the face is beneficial for this condition as the melanin absorbs the light from the laser and is destroyed by it. Age spots and melasma also have the same root cause, and can also be successfully treated in this manner.