Laser hair removal is a treatment of choice for long-term results. The laser light is absorbed by the melanin in the hair. It will propagate to the root to destroy by heat, safe for the skin.
The laser is selected depending on the type of skin or hair .
With some lasers, we must avoid sun exposure in the weeks preceeding and following treatment. A test area will be done before laser treatment.
Session: it is a slight tingling feeling. Redness may occur but disappear within a few days.
Results: after the first treatment, the regrowth is very slow. The number of sessions may be from 3 to 10 for hair removal, depending on the type of skin, hair and the depilatory area.
The hair is neither at the same depth, or in the same phase of growth, successive sessions will deal in the end, all the visible hair. Considering that only ¼ the number of hairs in an area is
visible, others are in the process of "sleep."
A range of 15 to 60 days will be observed between sessions.
The price of the session depends mainly on the surface of tweezers.
Pigmented areas and tattoos:
Pigment lasers have the ability to selectively treat tattoos and brown sun spots due to age, birth or pregnancy ...
The number of sessions (1-3 on average) varies between patients according to the age, size and depth of the pigmented lesion.
After protecting the eyes, the treatment involves placing a handpiece on the surface of the skin, activating the laser to remove the target (melanin or colored ink).
On average, it takes 3-6 sessions, spaced 3 to 6 weeks to remove a tattoo. The blue and black tattoos fade in a few sessions, other colors (red, green) longer to clear.
The new lasers allow a renewal of the skin of the face and neck without pain or embarrassing consequences. The radiance and tone are improved.
The laser stimulates the microvascularisation, pigments and cells and producing collagen.
The anti-inflammatory drugs or photosensitives products are a contraindication.
Several sessions are required (3-5). They last 20 to 45 minutes depending on the surface to be treated and allow to resume operations after the session without further precaution.
The first results are seen after one to three months.
Fine lines, wrinkles, scars
The CO2 laser erases skin blemishes, acne, chicken pox marks and scars. It also helps reducing the signs of aging skin by forming a "skin renovated" and stimulates collagen production.
This resurfacing or "laser resurfacing" is a more or less deep abrasion of the skin to regain a youthful and toned skin in a single session and can improve skin tension. The rejuvenating
effect is spectacular, natural and long lasting.
A local anaesthetic is recommended.
A skin care is expected during the first days (healing phase).
Redness persist then 6 to 60 days. It depends on the devices used and the desired results. They can be camouflaged by makeup .
The fractional laser treats superficial wrinkles, some scars, stretch marks and tasks. This technique abrades a part of the skin. It then creates multiple microscopic remaining surrounded by healthy skin. It is a deep treatment but healing is done within 24 hours.
The recovery is very fast (4-5 days) and suites lightweight (low redness, mild swelling, Simple appearance of skin "tanned" few tiny crusts).
This technique, without anaesthesia, requires 3-4 sessions.
The skin resurfacing treats sagging skin of the face and body. The heat stimulates the formation of collagen and gives no side effects, a general beautification and maintaining a firm skin while delaying the onset of wrinkles.
It is used in anti-aging prevention.
Treatments vary according to the appearance of stretch marks.
Some lasers will aim to reduce the redness of the recent stretch marks and other skin smooth.
The treatment is done in one or more sessions depending on the condition of the skin. It is even more effective than the stretch mark is recent.
Vascular lasers are used to remove the small vessels that give the red color to the skin (rosacea, reddening), without affecting the surrounding tissue. This makes it safer than traditional treatment methods.
It may even be recommended for the treatment of babies before they are exposed to the psychological trauma that may cause a stain "wine."
Some lasers also treat redness, red keloid scars, recent stretch marks. Others may coagulate the veins of the lower limbs: red, blue or purple.
The treatment will create at the neat area, an unpleasant sensation, compared to an elastic snapping on the skin. It can cause a feeling of warmth, redness, swelling which will be mitigated by the application of ice and / or cream. The number of sessions depends on the state of the vessels (often two).