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Frequently Asked Questions

Laser therapy is a safe, effective, and commonly used treatment, providing optimal results in areas such as the removal of unwanted hair, age spots or spider veins, skin rejuvenation and wrinkle reduction. 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. Our Candela laser features a patented skin-cooling device for even greater client comfort and safety.

Yes, laser treatments have been used for many years for a variety of medical and cosmetic procedures. Candela, the most trusted name in the industry, has pioneered the development of some of the safest and most effective technologies and products available on the market today.

You and your practitioner will wear safety glasses to protect your eyes during the procedure. The practitioner will use a small handpiece that touches your skin to deliver the light. You may feel a light spray of coolant on your skin before each laser pulse.

Every treatment, like every client, is unique. Depending on the area you are treating, it can take anywhere from 15 to 60 minutes. Generally, 4 to 6 treatments are needed. Consult your practitioner to decide what is best for you based on your needs and expectations.

In general, we ask you to avoid sun exposure, and again after treatment until your practitioner allows it. Your practitioner will discuss precautions necessary during your consult regarding your individualized treatment.