How does the laser destroy hair? A specific wavelength of light (in my office it’s 810 nm) is greatly amplified. This specific wavelength is absorbed into the pigment of a black or brown hair, heating and destroying the root.
What areas can be treated? The most common areas are chin, upper lip and neck, followed by the bikini line, abdomen and underarms. More and more people are seeking Laser due to its quick treatment of large areas, such as women’s arms and legs, bikini lines, all the way to the ankle - as well as men’s full backs, chest and shoulders. All areas can be treated!
During a treatment, what should I expect? Minimal discomfort and ease. Although treatments are not painful, a sudden startling flash of heat is experienced during each pulse of energy. It might be described as a snapping sensation. After treatment there is little or no down time.
What is LHE (Light Heat Energy) for acne? •Safe and reliable—with no pain or down time •Visible results shortly after starting treatment, with clearance reaching up to 90% on average •Quick treatment—just 10 to 20 minutes for a full facial treatment. •Faster than any other treatment—a third of the time medication takes.
Is excessive hair hereditary? Is it due to a hormonal imbalance, is the problem congenital? Is it due to some temporary physical state or to medication? In such instances, it may be advisable to work in conjunction with a physician in treating a person. Length and expense depend on what methods of temporary removal tried before and how long one has resorted to temporary methods. To best determine your condition, you should discuss your personal situation with Carl Neuben or an associate.
What is electrolysis? Electrolysis is the only method of removing unwanted hair permanently. There are three approaches:
1.Short-wave or radio frequencies (RF), commonly referred to as thermolysis, where a minute amount of energy in the form of heat is administered to the root source of hair growth, destroying the hair from which the hair germinates.
2.Galvanism or direct current, where a small amount of direct current (measured in miliampers) is induced into the hair follicle causing the water and salt in the tissue to form sodium hydroxide in the follicle cavity, chemically dissolving the root of the hair. This is the original form of permanent hair removal called electrolysis invented by Dr. Charles E. Michel in 1875 and from which the profession derives its name.
3.The blend; wherein the short wave and galvanism process are blended. In this process short wave energy and direct current are induced into the follicle cavity simultaneously, drying up the water in the root or dermal papillia. At the same time, it is chemically dissolving the dermal papillia. This method is particularly effective on coarse hair such as chin and neck or at the bikini line. Short wave is a fast method of treating hair and effective on fuzzy areas such as the side of the face
How lengthy and expensive is electrolysis? Length and expense are dependent on many factors, among them, how large an area is being treated; how pronounced is the problem and what are the causes of the problem?.