The Candela GentleYAG laser can eliminate the need for shaving, plucking or
waxing forever. Traditional hair removal techniques, such as shaving,
plucking, waxing and depilatory creams provide only temporary relief. Until
the advent of lasers, the only recognized way to remove hair permanently
was by electrolysis, which can be tedious, time-consuming and
Our Candela GentleYAG system can uniquely remove unwanted body hair on all
skin types without damaging the delicate pores and structures of the skin.
The GentleYAG System, with its variable pulse high-energy ND:YAG 1064
laser, emits a gentle beam of light that passes through the skin to the
hair follicle where it is absorbed. The laser energy is transformed into
heat, which destroys the hair follicle leaving the surrounding skin
unaffected. The skin is further protected during treatment by (DCD™) which
is desribed above. The GentleYAG selectivity helps to protect the skin,
while effectively treating the unwanted hair. Although M.D. Spa and Laser
beleives that the GentleYAG is the best hair removal laser available, 100%
eradication of hair in any one area is virtually impossilbe by any means.
Results vary depending on skin type, power settings of the laser, number of
treatments and area of the body treated. Laser hair removal is often
referred to as “permanant hair reduction” because complete hair removal is
Laser treament for hair removal can be slightly uncomfortable. To minimize
discomfort, your laser provider may intermittently apply ice packs during
the procedure or, anesthetic cream is availble to apply before the
procedure if desired.
Although rare, side effects are possible. They may include redness,
swelling, change in skin pigmentation (lighter or darker), bruising or
blisters. Side effects do not last more than a few days, and permanent side
effects are exceedingly rare.