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Laser depilation IPL/SHR
What is permanent hair removal with IPL + RF laser?
IPL + RF (Intense Pulsed Light) is a method that uses light to gradually and permanently remove body hair. The melanin absorbs the light and directs it into hair follicles. Under the influence of heat, the hair is destroyed permanently.
What is IPL + RF laser used for?
IPL + RF laser is used for permanent hair removal, improvement of skin with acne, removal of sun spots and age pigmentation, removal of wrinkles and enlarged blood vessels.
What is IPL + RF laser?
IPL + RF is an acronym for Intense Pulsed Light + Radio Frequency. It is a machine for selective photothermolysis. The perfected technology, combining experience and research in the field of electrocoagulation and laser technique. IPL + RF is a technology that combines IPL energy, radio-frequency energy and cooling of the handpiece. All three work at the same time, improving the results even with light, thin and soft hairs. The process is safe since the laser light is 100% sterile and there is no possibility of infection.
SHR – Super Hair Removal treatment
The fastest and the most effective method of hair removal up to date. New technology with better results, less pain during the session, safe and fast treatment, enabling up to 10 flashes of light per second. The treatment is safer thanks to the lower level of energy required for the machine to function, and better results are a consequence of gradual supply of energy into hair follicles. SHR laser functions on the principle of selective photothermolysis.
Procedure of permanent depilation:
First, we shave the treated area and apply gel. We use the handpiece to direct light pulses to hairy areas that will remain hairless for a certain amount of time. After ten or fifteen days, the hair will regrow, but will fall out in a few days. After a few treatments, the hair will grow more and more slowly and become softer. The rhythm of sessions is individual, on principle, the sessions take place every 4–6 weeks. It is recommendable to perform 8 to 10 treatments. After 8 to 10 treatments, about 75–90% removal of hair is achieved. During the treatment, you could feel stings or heat. Some individuals may experience temporary redness or follicular oedema, but the cases are very rare.
Important: About 10–15 days before the treatment, do not expose yourself to the sun or UV rays. Do not use self-tanning products. Do not remove hair with wax or tweezers. Do not dye or bleach them. Do not use photosensitive medication. After the treatment, avoid sun exposure or UV rays for at least 15 days. Use suntan lotions that protect you from UV-A, UV-B and UV-C rays.
Contraindications: Contraindications: changes in the skin, pregnancy, diabetes, haemophilia, epilepsy, anticoagulants, photosensitive medication, pacemaker, skin disease (herpes, psoriasis, eczema).