Laser Hair Removal

The high speed LightSheer® Duet uses state-of-the-art diode lasers with vacuum-assist technology to remove unwanted hair with greater speed and comfort then other methods. It produces a larger beam of highly concentrated light. The light emitted is well absorbed by the pigment located in the hair follicles. During the procedure, the laser pulses for a fraction of a second, allowing the hair to absorb the light and heat up. As it heats up, the hair shaft and bulb are damaged which significantly impedes its ability to re-grow. The large spot size can treat numerous hair follicles simultaneously, making the treatment much faster than traditional laser hair removal alternatives.

The treatment

Depending on the area to be treated, our Registered Nurse will customize your treatment for your hair type, skin type and lifestyle. A combination of vacuum assisted technology and diode laser light allow rapid and comfortable treatment for large areas. A back or legs can be treated in 15 to 20 minutes without the need for topical numbing creams. The LightSheer ET with ChillTip® cooling is used for smaller areas. Laser hair removal requires multiple treatments. The laser works best when hairs are in an early growth stage (referred to as the anagen stage), and all the hairs are not in this phase at the same time.

What to expect

The appearance of the treated area immediately following treatment will vary from patient to patient, depending on the extent of the procedure and skin type. Side effects are rare and typically mild. You may experience some redness and swelling around the hair follicle, which are, in fact, positive clinical results and indicate that follicle has responded to treatment. Most people return to normal activity the same day.