Laser treatment for hair removal
or treatment for pigmented lesions for all skin types.
Candela is a well-known brand in the medical aesthetics industry, offering a range of advanced laser systems for various skin treatments. The GentleYag Pro® Laser and the GentleLase Pro® are two of its prominent offerings, each with distinct features and ideal applications for different skin types.
Candela GentleYag Pro® Laser:
Features: The GentleYag Pro® is a Nd:YAG laser system that delivers high-energy laser beams with a longer wavelength, making it suitable for treating deeper layers of the skin. It is equipped with a cooling device that minimizes discomfort during treatment and reduces the risk of damage to the epidermis.
Uses: The GentleYag Pro® is commonly used for hair removal on all skin types, including tanned skin, as well as for the treatment of vascular lesions, such as spider veins and leg veins. It can also be used for skin tightening, wrinkle reduction, and the treatment of pigmented lesions.
Optimal Skin Types: The GentleYag Pro® is generally considered safe and effective for all skin types, including tanned and darker skin tones, due to its longer wavelength and cooling technology, which minimizes the risk of pigmentation changes and other adverse effects.
Candela GentleLase Pro®:
Features: The GentleLase Pro® is an alexandrite laser system that emits a shorter wavelength, making it well-suited for targeting melanin in the skin, particularly for hair removal and pigmented lesion treatment. It also comes with a dynamic cooling device for increased patient comfort and protection.
Uses: The GentleLase Pro® is primarily used for hair removal, especially for patients with lighter skin tones. It is also effective for the treatment of pigmented lesions, such as sunspots and age spots, and for the removal of vascular lesions, including spider veins.
Optimal Skin Types: The GentleLase Pro® is most suitable for patients with lighter skin tones, as the shorter wavelength can pose a higher risk of pigmentation changes in individuals with darker skin. It is generally not recommended for tanned or darker skin types due to the potential for adverse effects.
When considering the use of the Candela GentleYag Pro® Laser or the GentleLase Pro®, it is essential to assess the patient’s skin type, concerns, and treatment goals to determine the most appropriate laser system. You will consult with our qualified dermatologist or laser specialist is crucial to ensure the selection of the right laser treatment for optimal results and minimal risks. We can provide personalized recommendations based on the your skin characteristics and specific treatment needs.
Ideal Skin Types:
The Candela Vbeam Prima 595 nm Laser is suitable for a wide range of skin types, including fair to olive skin tones. Its versatility and adjustable parameters allow for safe and effective treatment on different skin types and a variety of dermatological conditions. However, it is essential for patients to undergo a comprehensive consultation to assess their skin condition, concerns, and medical history to determine the most appropriate treatment plan. This ensures the optimal results and minimizes the risk of adverse effects.
The Candela Vbeam Prima 595 nm Laser is a cutting-edge pulsed dye laser system that is widely recognized for its versatility and effectiveness in treating various dermatological conditions. It utilizes a 595 nm wavelength, making it specifically suitable for targeting hemoglobin and certain pigmented lesions. Here are the key features, uses, and benefits of the Candela Vbeam Prima 595 nm Laser, along with its ideal application for different skin types:
Dynamic Cooling Device (DCD): The Vbeam Prima is equipped with a unique Dynamic Cooling Device (DCD) that releases a burst of cryogen before each laser pulse, ensuring enhanced patient comfort and protection of the epidermis during treatment.
Adjustable Spot Sizes: It offers adjustable spot sizes that allow for precise targeting of various skin concerns, enabling customized treatment based on the specific condition and the size of the treatment area.
Advanced Pulsed Dye Laser Technology: The Vbeam Prima incorporates advanced pulsed dye laser technology, which enables the delivery of controlled bursts of light energy to the targeted area, effectively treating vascular lesions and other skin conditions.
Uses and Benefits:
Vascular Lesion Treatment: The Vbeam Prima is highly effective in treating vascular lesions, including facial and leg veins, port-wine stains, hemangiomas, rosacea, and other vascular abnormalities, by specifically targeting the blood vessels without causing damage to the surrounding skin.
Pigmented Lesion Treatment: It can also be used to treat certain pigmented lesions, such as age spots, sunspots, and freckles, by selectively targeting melanin, the pigment responsible for these discolorations.
Scar Reduction: The Vbeam Prima is also used for scar reduction, particularly for the treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids, helping to improve their appearance and texture.