The ProWave LASER hair removal system delivers a specially tailored light source for permanent hair reduction. Cutera’s newest hair removal innovation provides treatment for a wide range of skin types. An additional patient benefit is the ability of the hand piece to treat large areas such as women’s legs and men’s backs – quickly and safely.
ProWave can remove hair from all parts of the body including:
When the pulse of light is delivered, some patients experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. No local anesthesia or pain medication is typically required; however, some patients may prefer to use a topical anesthetic when sensitive areas are treated.
Most areas require 3-6 treatments. However, the number of treatments required for optimal long-term benefits depends on multiple factors – hair thickness, the area treated and your hair’s growth cycle. Each hair grows at a different rate and goes through three distinct phases: growth, regression, and resting. ProWave treatments work by disabling the hair that is principally in the active growth phase at the time of treatment. Since other hairs will enter this active growth phase at different times, additional treatments may be necessary to disable all of the hair follicles in a given area.
Immediately following your ProWave treatment, the area may appear a bit red and swollen. Three to seven days after treatment you may experience what seems to be regrowth of hair. Actually, most of these hairs are being shed as a result of your treatment and are not re-growing. Between treatments, you should not wax or pluck your hair, but it is permissible to shave.
Following the treatment, you can return to your normal activities right away, but some redness may occur. The use of sunscreen is recommended on any treated areas exposed to the sun. In addition, your physician may recommend that you use a specially formulated skin care product line or prescribe a skin care regimen especially formulated for your skin type.
Although patients experience few side effects, those most commonly noticed are slight reddening and local swelling of the skin, similar to a sunburn. These effects typically last for several hours or less. In rare instances, blistering may occur. Consult with your medical professional for complete information on the benefits and risks of treatment.
Shaving, waxing, and depilatory creams are all temporary methods which must be repeated on a frequent basis. ProWave offers permanent hair reduction for lasting results.
Electrolysis is a tedious, invasive, and painful process that involves inserting a needle into each individual hair follicle and delivering an electrical charge to them one at a time. Electrolysis often requires years of treatments at regular intervals. By delivering light energy to hundreds of hair follicles at a time, ProWave effectively treats an area in just seconds that would take over an hour with electrolysis.
Using the latest technology in hair removal, ProWave can rapidly treat large areas safely and effectively on patients with a wide range of skin types. The cooled handpiece increases patient comfort and minimizes the adverse skin reaction commonly seen with other light sources.
Emsculpt is a toning and firming technology that causes the muscles in the treatment area to contract using electromagnetic energy. These contractions are akin to doing a sit up or squat. Each treatment can achieve 20,000 contractions, which supercharges your body into eliminating fat at a faster rate than exercise.
While Botox is known for its ability to reduce the visible signs of aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines, it has been approved for a range of therapeutic applications for the treatment of migraines, sweating, muscle spasms, and bladder problems.
An IPL facial involves treating problem areas in the face with light energy. Sunspots, birthmarks, acne, discolored skin, and pigmentations are all able to be corrected with treatment by an IPL device by encouraging the cells causing the blemishes to break up and disappear.
The effects of an IPL facial begin to show about one week after treatment, but to enjoy lasting results; you should schedule your procedures every month. You will notice that the most optimal effects last up to five months.
Hair loss is a regular aspect of life. Women shed more hair each day than men, but the number of strands that you lose is nothing when compared to how many you have in total. Hair strands have a two to the five-year life cycle and will naturally fall out when at the end.
There are many ways to restore hair, ranging from surgical options such as hair transplants to Platelet Rich Plasma and Viviscal®. Each method has advantages and disadvantages and works in different ways to promote natural hair growth.
Revive Philly promotes the ProWave hair removal method for lasting results for our clients in Philadelphia, PA. This treatment is suitable for people with any skin type and is safe and efficient in removing hair for good.