ProWave can remove hair from all parts of the body including the face, legs, arms, underarms and back. it can also treat sensitive areas like the chest, nipples and bikini line.
When the pulse of light delivered, some patients experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation.
No local anaesthesia or pain medication is typically required, however some patients may prefer to use topical anaesthetic when sensitive areas are treated
Most area require a minimum of 10 treatments, 4 – 6 weeks apart. 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 treatment s may be necessary to disable all of the hair follicles in given area.
The area may appear a bit red and swollen immediately after your ProWave treatment. Three to seven days after the treatment you may experience what seems to be a regrowth of hair. Actually, most of these hairs are being shed as a result of your treatment and are not regrowing. 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 therapist may recommend that you use a specially formulated skin care product line or prescribe a skin care regimen 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 effect 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 the treatment
Shaving, waxing and depilatory creams are al temporary methods which must be repeated on a frequent basis. ProWave offers permanent hair reduction for lasting results.
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.