At Laser Skin Clinic, we use the latest advanced technology
from Cynosure. The Elite iQ with Skintel
technology is the best device for laser hair removal. Skintel® Melanin Reader™ is a revolutionary
tool for diagnosing skin issues. This device measures the concentration of
melanin in the skin before treatments like laser hair removal and skin
Cynosure is an industry leader in the production of advanced
energy-based treatments for a variety of medical and aesthetic purposes, such
as hair removal, skin rejuvenation, scar reduction, female health, body
sculpting, and more. They are celebrated innovators, developers, and producers
of the highest quality products.
Prior to the procedure, the affected area will be washed.
For those with delicate skin or when only a specific spot is to be treated, a
numbing gel may be applied to make the process more comfortable. This usually
takes between half an hour and an hour to take effect.
Using a laser, hair is eliminated through vaporization,
which produces a whiff of sulfur-like smoke. The time it takes to complete
treatment varies based on the size of the area being treated, with smaller
areas such as the upper lip taking minimal time, while more extensive locations
like the back or legs requiring greater time.
It is essential for patients to shield their skin from the
sun’s rays to prevent any potential adverse effects after laser hair removal.
To do this, they should not be exposed to direct sunlight, tanning beds, or any
other indoor tanning device. Additionally, it is important to adhere to the
after-care instructions given by their dermatologist. Redness and swelling, like
a mild sunburn, may occur after the procedure, and a cool compress is
recommended to alleviate any discomfort.
Laser hair removal, in general, does not need a significant
period of rest and recovery after the procedure. The skin in the area where the
laser was used may be inflamed and reddened, but individuals typically resume
their usual activities shortly after the treatment.
The effects of the laser treatment will usually be visible
right away; however, the amount of reduction in hair will depend on the
individual and the factors mentioned. Generally, a 10% to 25% decrease of hair
can be expected after one session.
A series of laser treatments is generally required to
successfully remove hair from the skin. Following the treatments, most patients
have clear skin for a considerable period. The new growth of hair, when it
occurs, tends to be thinner, lighter, and less dense.
Most patients experience long-term hair loss after
treatment, with regrown hair often being more sparse than before. To maintain
the area’s hairlessness, it’s possible that additional laser treatments may be
The majority of adverse reactions are minor and typically
last for a brief period of time. These negative effects can include discomfort,
swelling, and redness.
The amount of laser treatments needed to remove hair differs
based on the individual. Typically, a patient can receive laser hair removal
every 4-6 weeks, but your technician will provide an exact timeline for when it
is safe to have another treatment.
Many people observe a return of hair after treatment. A
specialist can let you know when it is safe to keep up the progress with laser
The use of lasers has become significantly more widespread
in the medical field to help treat a variety of ailments that affect the skin,
hair, and nails. Dermatologists have been at the forefront of these
advancements in laser technology.
Recent developments have enabled a broader range of patients
to benefit from laser hair removal, including those with lighter hair and skin,
and those with darker skin. However, the procedure must be carried out with
great care by technicians who know the best safety and efficacy measures to
Cynosure Elite IQ Laser is the best laser hair removal system for permanent hair removal, with the patented SkinTel® Melasma Reader, the ONLY FDA-cleared melanin reader, adjusting to your exact skin type, for the perfect setting for every skin tone. Our laser hair removal Toronto clinic is located at Rosedale Medical Centre – 600 Sherbourne St.