- 1 Description
- 2 Before & After Photos
- 3 Benefits
- 4 FAQs
- 4.1 How does the cutera coolglide laser hair removal process work?
- 4.2 Are there any restrictions on my activity after treatment?
- 4.3 How does the cutera coolglide laser hair removal compare with other hair removal methods?
- 4.4 How does laser hair removal compare with electrolysis?
- 4.5 What do laser hair removal treatments feel like?
- 4.6 How many treatments will I need?
- 4.7 What happens after the treatment?
Laser hair removal technology is the use of invisible beams of light with a constant source of heat that penetrates to the hair follicle, disabling and then destroying it at its root while preserving the surrounding skin.
This treatment leads to a significant reduction of unwanted and unsightly hair anywhere on your body without damaging the surrounding skin*. Most patients will see long lasting results after completing a series of treatments*.
Before & After Photos
Laser hair removal is an efficient, long-lasting method for reducing unwanted hair growth*. From the very first treatment, hair growth will begin to slow and unwanted hairs will begin to thin. After completion of a recommended series of treatments patients can expect to see a 70–90% reduction in hair growth and results are long lasting*.
How does the cutera coolglide laser hair removal process work?
Our state-of-the-art lasers work by selectively targeting and destroying the hair follicles thereby preventing re-growth of new hair*. This leads to a reduction of unwanted and unsightly hair anywhere on your body without damaging the surrounding skin*. Our laser’s unique design and cooling mechanism allows it to treat all hair and skin types safely, painlessly and effectively*.
Are there any restrictions on my activity after treatment?
You can return to your normal activities right away, but some redness may occur*. The use of sunscreen is recommended on any treated areas exposed to the sun.
How does the cutera coolglide laser hair removal compare with other hair removal methods?
Shaving, waxing, and depilatory creams are all temporary methods which must be repeated on a frequent basis. The CoolGlide offers hair reduction for long lasting results.
How does laser hair removal compare with electrolysis?
Electrolysis is a tedious, invasive, and painful process that involves inserting a needle into each individual hair follicle and delivering an electrical charge to them one at a time. Electrolysis often requires years of treatments at regular intervals. By delivering light energy to hundreds of hair follicles at a time, the CoolGlide effectively treats an area in just seconds that would take over an hour with electrolysis*.
What do laser hair removal treatments feel like?
As the name implies, the CoolGlide hand piece cools and soothes as it glides along your skin*. When the pulse of light is delivered, some patients experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation*.
How many treatments will I need?
Most areas require 6 treatments*. However, the number of CoolGlide treatments required for optimal long-term benefits depends on multiple factors – hair thickness, the area treated and your hair’s growth cycle. Interestingly, not all hairs are actively growing at the same time and actually go through three distinct phases: growth, regression, and resting. CoolGlide treatments work by disabling the hair that is principally in the active growth phase at the time of treatment. Since other hairs will enter this active growth phase at different times, additional treatments may be necessary to disable all of the hair follicles in a given area*.
What happens after the treatment?
Immediately following your CoolGlide treatment, the area may appear a bit red and swollen, usually resolving within a few hours*. Three to seven days after treatment you may experience what seems to be regrowth of hair*. Actually, most of these hairs are being shed as a result of your treatment and are not regrowing*. Between treatments you should not wax or pluck your hair, but it is permissible to shave 4 days after treatment.