Cutera CoolGlide® laser hair removal

Cutera CoolGlide® laser for hair removal

We have been very pleased with the results of our Cutera CoolGlide® laser for hair removal. The Cutera CoolGlide® laser is cleared by the US Food & Drug Administration to claim "permanent hair reduction." This means that after 6 treatments, most patients can see around 80% reduction and remaining hair is usually lighter and finer.. Hair removal with the Cutera CoolGlide® laser is quick and virtually painless, and after 3 to 8 treatments, the hair reduction is permanent! Dr. Searles has two Cutera lasers for hair removal; the CoolGlide® adn the ProWave 770® IPL, The ProWave 770® can be used in light-skinned individuals for rapid treatment of large areas. The CoolGlide® laser can safely treat individuals of any skin colour. Dr. Searles will be able to advise you on the best method for your condition.

Who is Laser treatment best for

Laser hair removal is ideal for anyone who is tired of using razors and depilatory cream, or fed up with the pain and cost of waxing or electrolysis. This laser is ideal for removing hair on the face, arms, legs, armpits, chest, back and bikini area. And, the prices are reasonable, when you consider that you may never have to get waxed again! Results with this treatment may vary, but it is safe for almost everyone.

ProWave laser hair removal

About ProWave Hair Removal

ProWave Hair removal is safe, fast & comfortable. ProWave effectively treats an area in just seconds that would take over an hour with electrolysis. Electrolysis often requires years of treatments at regular intervals. By delivering light energy to hundreds of hair follicles at a time

Men and women alike are making unwanted facial and body hair a thing of the past - thanks to the Cutera ProWave 770™ hair removal system. No more painful waxing, electrolysis or razors! The ProWave delivers 21st century technology for treatment of this distressing problem. Cleared for permanent hair reduction, the ProWave can treat a wide range of skin types safely and effectively.

The ProWave 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 handpiece to treat large areas such as women's legs and men's backs - quickly and safely.

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.

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.

Possible side effects

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.
How does ProWave compare with other hair removal methods?
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.

See how the ProWave 770 Hair Reduction technology is performed:

Download our Patient Information Sheet on this technology.