What is GentleMax Pro® Laser Hair Removal?
The GentleMax Pro® laser is a treatment system for the removal of unwanted hair. As technology has advanced, so has the ability to quickly and safely remove multiple hair follicles at once. The GentleMax Pro® uses two lasers the Yag, and the Alexandrite, what sets it apart from other laser hair removal treatments. Using two different lasers, the GentleMax Pro® has the unique ability to work for patients with all skin tones.
How Does the GentleMax Pro® Laser Work?
Having two lasers operating simultaneously allows our skincare professionals at the Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington to utilize stronger settings when needed, offering more effective results for patients of all skin types. The GentleMax Pro® can safely and effectively remove hair while its cooling pulse technology reduces any discomfort to the treatment area.
What are the Benefits of GentleMax Pro® Laser Hair Removal?
- Speed – Previous hair removal treatments took much longer to complete. Using the GentleMax Pro®, treatment times have significantly improved. What once took over an hour can now be completed in as little as 20 minutes.
- Comfort – The GentleMax Pro® provides advanced cooling technology which minimizes any patient discomfort during treatment.
- Effective – With the use of two advanced lasers, the GentleMax Pro® is a good option for efficiently treating all skin types.
- Long-lasting – Patients that are tired of the maintenance and mess of waxing, plucking, and shaving will find that the GentleMax Pro® is a better solution for hair removal.
How Long Does a GentleMax Pro® Treatment Take?
One of the benefits of the GentleMax Pro® is its ability to remove hundreds of hair follicles at once. Treatment times can vary depending on the size of area. Typically, a small area would take minutes, where the leg or back area might be closer to one hour to complete.
What Can I Expect During Treatment?
Patients in Washington, D.C. have found the GentleMax Pro® laser hair removal treatment to be rather painless. When the laser is passing over the skin, you may feel a minor stinging sensation. If uncomfortable, a topical cream can be used. You cannot have a treatment if you are freshly tanned.
How Should I Prepare for a Laser Hair Removal Treatment?
For the most effective treatment, the hair follicle needs to be attached. Patients should refrain from waxing or tweezing for at least four to six weeks before their scheduled hair removal treatment.
Can I Return to Work the Same Day?
Most patients return to work or their regular routine after the procedure. You may experience some redness or minor discomfort, similar to a mild sunburn, but it should only last a few hours. If you plan on being in the sun, it is important that you use a good UV sunscreen to protect your skin.
How Many GentleMax Pro® Laser Hair Removal Treatments Will I Need?
To see a significant reduction in hair, patients will need anywhere from four to six treatments.
Why Choose the Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington for Your Hair Removal Treatment?
As a full-service aesthetic solution for both men and women in the Washington, D.C. area, patients can expect to receive world-class care designed to rejuvenate or enhance one’s appearance. The Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington utilizes the latest techniques and advanced technologies while focusing on individualizing each patient’s treatment plan specific to his or her skincare goals. When considering surgery or any skincare treatment, it is important to trust your skincare team. At the Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington, patients can expect to be welcomed by highly skilled, board-certified surgeons and support staff that is committed to providing the best experience and outcome for each patient.