Frequently Asked Questions
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Q. What are the benefits of Syneron-Candela Gentle Max Pro treatment?
- Smother, fresher looking skin
- Improved tone and texture
- Improved appearance of acne scars
- Reduced wrinkles around the eyes
Q. Am I a candidate for Laser Hair Removal?
The Syneron-Candela Gentle Max Pro uniquely removes unwanted body hair on all skin types including tans without damaging the delicate pores and structures of the skin.
Q. What precaution should be taken before and after treatment?
A commitment to stay out of the sun is necessary if you are going in for the laser treatment. It is mandatory requirement that you use a sun block,not a sun screen. Using a sun block and staying out of sun enhances your treatment results and limits the risk of unwanted side effects. Do not use any form of self -tan atleast two weeks prior to each treatment, do not wax, thread or pluck during treatments and avoid exercise for about 24 hrs after treatment. Avoid asprin 1-2 weeks prior to treatment.
Keep the treated area cool after the hair removal, avoid hot showers,avoid using retin A and AHA products over the treated area until any redness is completely gone, do not shave over the treated area for atleast one week, apply a sun block during all periods of sun exposer. Care should be taken for 1 week following treatments to avoid scrubbing or rinsing the treated area with abrasive skin cleansers.
Q. How many treatments will I need?
Hair grows in cycles. The number of treatments required depends upon your skin colour and coarseness of the hair. Everyone will require atleast 4-6 treatments.
Q. What is laser therapy and how does it work?
Laser therapy is a safe, effective, and commonly used treatment, providing optimal results in areas such as the removal of unwanted hair skin rejuvenation, wrinkle reduction, leg veins and the treatment of acne.
Lasers work by delivering an intense beam of light that is absorbed by the skin. This light is converted to heat and is absorbed by the cells being targeted, while leaving the surrounding tissue unaffected. Syneron-Candela lasers feature a patented skin-cooling device for even greater patient comfort and safety – and better results.
Q. Is laser treatment safe?
Laser treatment has been used for many years for a variety of medical and cosmetic procedures. Syneron-Candela Gentle Max Pro is one of the safest and most effective technology and product available on the market today.
Q. Are there any adverse side-effects to laser treatments?
In general, most procedures have a low risk of adverse side effects. Some patients experience pigment changes in the skin color. If this occurs, the skin will typically return to normal pigmentation over time. All treatment results are individual.