The answer to this question is very simple – TEMPERATURE!! Think about what we’re trying to do when treating hair, blood vessel or benign pigmentation. We are trying to ‘kill’ certain cells, using heat. That’s why we fire laser light energy at them. We’re trying to force them to absorb that light energy, convert it… Continue reading What is the key to success with laser/IPL treatments?
I’ve been doing a lot of work recently, looking at how lasers and IPLs differ when considering hair removal. They’re all different!! In various ways… Comparing diode lasers with Nd:YAG lasers with alexandrite lasers is like comparing chalk with cheeses. It is quite tricky trying to compare these devices properly. Add in IPLs and it… Continue reading Not all hair removal lasers and IPLs are the same!!