Laser – IPL -permanent  hair removal treatment

IPL – Permanent hair removal new technology

Unwanted hairs are a common problem of both men and women and can often be a cause of frustration and complex

ELOS technology is a unique combination of optical energy of laser (or IPL) and radio frequency that together achieve higher temperatures and more deeply penetrate the skin. Therefore, the lower optical energy in combination with Radiofrequency achieves two to three times better effect than only the optical energy, thereby reducing the risk of possible burns. In addition, due to the fact that the target is not the place acting radiofrequency pigment melanin, ELOS technology is being successfully used for hair removal all types of hair and lighter hair. Treatment of permanent epilation is a method of removing unwanted hair. Part of the energy is converted into thermal energy which is carried to the follicles. The heat developed is sufficient to cause permanent damage to the hair follicles. Given the fact that they are responsible for the appearance of hair, the result is the cessation of their production. Treatment of persistent IPL epilation provides individual results, but it certainly means that the destroyed follicles will never produce hair. Hair removal with IPL is a fast, safe and effective. During one treatment can be treated with large fields (eg, the entirely female body). On increased hair growth affecting the various factors , so it is recommended six to eight treatments.

IPL- can be treated in all regions of the face and body, except for areas around the eyes. Often the question is whether the treatment region, armpits and groin area safe. The answer is positive, given that the optical energy and radio frequency operating at a depth of only a few millimeters without compromising the glandular structures that are located deeper.

Pre epilation is necessary to note the following:

  • Discontinue sun exposure or tanning in a solarium for about four weeks before treatment
  • Suspend the use of mechanical epilation at least four weeks before treatment
  • Hairs should be shaved or trimmed, and the hurdles necessary to determine their own form.

After epilation should:

  • Avoid direct sunlight and solarium, ten days
  • For a while the exposed parts of the body using a sunscreen with an SPF of thirty or more.

Epilation treatment can be repeated within four to six weeks.

How many treatments are needed?

The individual results may vary. Each person responds differently to treatment, and even different areas of the same body may respond differently. The results of treatment may be influenced by hormonal status, use of certain drugs, genetics, etc.

Approximately 6-8 treatments are needed to remove 60-90% of the hair, more treatments are required for optimal results.

The optimal results are achieved when the hair is in the active (anagen) phase of growth. It is impossible to know how much hair is currently in this phase which affects the number of treatments.

How does the skin look during and immediately after the treatment?

Most people experience little or no discomfort during treatment.
Individuals with sensitive skin may experience redness, swelling, burning sensation – like sunburn but irritation is temporary and last no longer than 48 hours.
You will also notice that most of the hair carbonizes and leaves dark spots on the treated area. Treated hair will fall out in the next two weeks.
Most individuals that undergo this treatment are able to return to daily activities immediately.

How successful is the procedure?

IPL device used in our center is approved by the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration), TUV Rhineland ISO 13485.

Length of time between hair removal treatments is usually about 4 weeks and treatment for rejuvenation, removal of blemishes, scars, etc. is usually about 3 weeks.

After the above-mentioned number of treatments, 70-90% of the hair is permanently removed from the treated area. The remaining hair is lighter and finer in structure, and does not represent an aesthetic problem.

Contraindications:

  • Pregnancy
  • Use of photosensitive drugs
  • Tanned skin (less than a month after the last exposure to the sun)
  • Use of tanning beds
  • People suffering from serious diseases of the heart, liver, kidneys, etc. as well as internal organs and cancer
  • Epileptics
  • Intensive diabetes patients
  • Keloids
  • People with inflammation of the skin or other doctor’s prohibitions