Laser hair removal

Q. What areas can be treated with the Coolglide Laser?

A. The CoolGlide can remove hair for all body parts including, but not limited to, the face, legs, arms, underarms, bikini and back. Laser Hair Removal depends on the presence of melanin in the hair. Therefore, blonde, white and grey hair are generally not susceptible to treatment.

Q. What do Laser Hair treaments feel like?

A. When the pulse of light is delivered, some patients experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. No local anesthesia or pain medication is typically required; however, some patients may prefer to use a topical anesthetic when sensitive areas are treated.

Q. How many treatments will I need?

A. Most areas require 4-6 treatments. However, the number of treatments required for optimal long-term benefits depends on multiple factors - hair thickness, the area treated and the hair's growth cycle.

Q. What happens after treatment?

A. Immediately following your Laser Hair treatment, the area may appear a bit red and swollen. Three to seven days after treatment you may experience what seems to be regrowth of hair. Actually, most of these hairs are being shed as a result of your treatment and are not regrowing. Before and between treatments you should not wax or pluck you hair, but it is permissible and recommended that you shave.

Laser vein therapy

Q. How many treatments will I need?

A. Often, 1-2 treatments are sufficient. However, the number of treatments depends on the number, color and size of the vessels being treated.

Q. Do the treatments hurt?

A. Most patients experience a stinging sensation as the pulse of energy is delivered. No local anesthesia is required, but some patients opt to use a topical anesthetic prior to treatment. Following treatment, there is little to no pain.

Q. Are there any restrictions on activity after treatment?

A. Patients can resume normal activities immediately. However, it is advised that you avoid vigorous activities for the first 24 hours after treatment. The use of sunscreen is recommended on any treated areas that will be exposed to the sun.

Q. When will I see the results?

A. Most patients find that the majority of the treated veins have shown significant improvement within 2 to 6 weeks of treatment. However, final results may not be apparent for several months.

Laser Genesis

Q. What will my skin feel like during and after Laser Genesis Treatment?

A. This procedure produces a gentle warming of the skin, which will last about 30 minutes after the treatment. Many patients report mild tingling and a feeling of firmness lasting approximately one day after treatment.

Q. How Many Treatments Will I Need?

A. The number of treatments usually ranges from 4 - 6, spaced 2-4 weeks apart.

Q. How long will my results last?

A. Your skin's production of collagen continues up to 12 weeks after your last treatment. Due to your skin's natural aging process, it is difficult to predict how long the results will last, but benefits seem apparent for several years following treatment. Attention to proper skin care is important to maintain lasting results.

Q. How long does the procedure take?

A. Genesis of the entire face is generally performed within an hour. Because the procedure is quite comfortable, there is no anesthetic medication necessary.