Laser Hair Treatment

Coolglide Xeo is a Laser Hair Removal System that is capable of removing, and stopping the growth of unwanted hair from areas such as: upper lip, cheeks, chin, neck, breasts, stomach, arms, shoulders, bikini area, legs, and back.

The CoolGlide is the first laser cleared for permanent hair reduction in all skin types and is endorsed by physicians worldwide. 

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  • Treat all skin types (I-VI) including tanned skin in the summer.
  • Patented PowerFlex™ technology provides fast treatments and high efficacy; allows independent control of fluence, pulse duration and repetition rates to tailor your treatment parameters.
  • Copper cooling provides the most efficient method of cooling for optimal skin protection and comfort.
  • Large spot size (10 mm) for maximum speed and optimal penetration at all follicle depths.
  • FDA Clearance: CoolGlide is cleared for permanent hair reduction.

Now men and women alike are making unwanted facial and body hair a thing of the past - thanks to the Cutera CoolGlide Laser. No more painful waxing, electrolysis or razors! The CoolGlide laser delivers 21st century technology for treatment of this distressing problem. Cleared for permanent hair reduction, the CoolGlide laser can treat men and women of all skin types safely and effectively, year-round. Even patients with a suntan. You will notice a reduction in the amount of hair growth after each treatment. The number are treatments varies from person to person; however, three treatments works well for most patients. 

Visit the Resources section for brochures in French and English, as well as, pre and post treatment recommendations.

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A man who had trouble with ingrown hair chose the solution of laser hair removal.

Frequently Asked Questions about Laser Hair Removal Treatments

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Are laser treatments safe for everyone?

People who are pregnant, diabetic, under 18 years of age, or who have skin cancer will NOT be treated for laser skin therapy. If you have any questions about medicine you are taking, or a health condition you have, please speak to your medical practitioner. 

How does the CoolGlide Laser Hair Removal compare with electrolysis?

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, the CoolGlide effectively treats an area in just seconds that would take over an hour with electrolysis.

How many treatments will I need?

Most areas require 3-6 treatments. However, the number of CoolGlide treatments required for optimal long-term benefits depends on multiple factors - hair thickness, the area treated and your hair's growth cycle. Interestingly, not all hairs are actively growing at the same time and actually go through three distinct phases: growth, regression, and resting. CoolGlide 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.

Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

It is 80 - 85 % permanent hair reduction. The hair that is removed will always been gone. The hair you are left with will be finer and will not grow as quickly.

What are the possible side effects of laser hair removal?

Although patients experience few side effects, the 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.

What do laser hair removal treatments feel like?

The CoolGuide handpiece cools and soothes as it glides along your skin. 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.

What happens after the laser hair removal treatment?

Immediately following your CoolGlide 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 regrowing. Between treatments you should not wax or pluck your hair, but it is permissible to shave.

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CoolGlide XEO Laser System

Laser Hair Removal on a man's back.

After laser hair removal treatments, I finally feel comfortable about swimming without a shirt on. 

 John F.

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