The GentleMax laser penetrates the hair follicle with light energy, destroying it at its root while preserving the surrounding skin. Candela’s patented Dynamic Cooling Device™ (DCD) technology protects the upper layers of your skin with a cooling burst of cryogen, Together, the laser pulse and DCD cooling offer optimal treatment with minimal side effects.
Treatment times vary depending on the size of the area being treated, a small treatment area could take just a few minutes, while larger areas may require an hour or more.
Multiple sessions are required and generally spaced four to six weeks apart. Patients scheduled for hair removal should avoid tweezing, waxing and depilatory creams for six weeks prior to treatment. Shaving is allowed and required the day of treatment. Tan skin, natural or artificial, should also be avoided before and after sessions.
A consultation is required prior to treatment. To schedule a complementary consultation with one of our master aestheticians, click the link below. Or call us directly at (253) 671-7203.