Laser

Laser Treatments

Introducing the Candela GentleMax Pro, designed to safely remove unwanted hair without damaging the delicate pores and structures of the skin. Facial and bikini areas are usually completed in less than ten minutes; legs, back and larger areas can take as little as half an hour.

What conditions are treated with the laser?

Traditional hair removal techniques such as shaving, plucking, waxing and depilatory creams provide only temporary relief. Until now, the only recognized way to remove hair permanently has been by electrolysis. The GentleMax Pro safely removes unwanted body hair without damaging the delicate pores and structures of the skin.

What does the treatment include?

Depending on the amount of hair treated, the procedure varies from patient to patient. Generally, the treatment will include:

  • Wearing safety eyewear to protect the practitioner and the patient's eyes from the laser light during the procedure.
  • A small handpiece will be used that touches the skin to deliver the laser light. A light spray of coolant onto the skin will be felt just before each laser pulse.
  • A test area will be done prior to the entire treatment. Your full treatment may be done on the same day or up to two weeks later, depending on the skin reaction.
  • Most patients experience little discomfort because of the dynamic cooling device.
  • The degree of discomfort varies with each person, depending on his/her pain threshold. Topical anesthesia may also be requested based on individual preferences or tolerances. Be sure to discuss this with your practitioner before receiving the laser treatment.
  • The procedure can take as little as 10 minutes or up to an hour, depending on the area treated.
  • The treated area may become pink or red within 30 minutes of treatment; this may last from a few hours to a couple of days and is relieved with the application of ice or cooling gels.

What precautions should be taken before and after treatment?

  • Avoid the sun 4-6 weeks before and after treatment or until your practitioner allows it.
  • You must avoid electrolysis, plucking or waxing hair for 6 weeks prior to treatment.
  • If you have had a history of perioral herpes, prophylactic antiviral therapy may be prescribed.
  • If you have a dark skin type, a bleaching cream may be started 4-6 weeks before treatment to optimize results.
  • You should discuss your desired results and the improvements you expect to achieve with your practitioner. Together, you can decide if your expectations will be met and if this laser treatment is the best option.

How many treatments will I need?

Hair grows in cycles. The number of treatments required depends upon your skin color, hair color and coarseness of the hair. Everyone will require at least 2-3 treatments as the process is only effective on hair during the early growing cycle. Repeat sessions will be necessary to treat these follicles when they re-enter the early growth phase.

Is the Procedure covered by insurance?

Most insurance companies do not offer reimbursement for cosmetic procedures. However, consult with your insurance carrier for more information.

Payment Information:

  • There is no charge for a consultation
  • There is a $50.00 test stop fee which must be done prior to receiving a full treatment.
  • Most treatments are scheduled with follow up every 6 weeks.
  • There are no hidden fees.
  • Payment is required at the time of service.
  • We accept Cash, Checks, Visa, < Mastercard.

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Electrolysis and Laser Center of Jacksonville
Laser results

Electrolysis and Laser Center of Jacksonville offers affordable technology for laser hair removal for men and women. Call us today to learn more about laser hair removal using the GentleMax Pro.

Laser hair removal eliminates unwanted facial and body hair. The GentleMax Pro, a revolutionary long-pulse high energy alexandrite laser, emits a gentle beam of light that passes through the skin to safely destroy the hair follicle.

Our new GentleMax Pro laser system is ideal for all skin types, including dark skin which previously could not be treated with laser.

Laser Hair Removal For Women
Consultation Free
Mandatory Test Spot Prior to Treatment $50
Facial Areas
Session Package of 6 Maintenance
Forehead $150 $750 $75
Upper Lip $100 $500 $50
Chin $100 $500 $50
Upper Lip and Chin $160 $800 $85
Sideburns $150 $750 $75
Neck $225 $1,125 $100
Full Face $300 $1,500 $150
Torso Areas
Session Package of 6 Maintenance
Nipple < Between Breast $150 $750 $75
Underarms $175 $875 $85
Bikini Line $275 $1,375 $140
Brazilian Bikini $325 $1,625 $160
Abdomen $150 $750 $75
Buttocks $275 $1,375 $140
Chest (small area) $225 $1,125 $110
Extremities
Session Package of 6 Maintenance
Hands < Fingers $175 $875 $100
Lower Arms $250 $1,250 $125
Full Arms with Hands < Fingers $375 $1,875 $190
Full Legs $750 $3,750 $375
Lower Legs < Knees $450 $2,250 $225
Thighs (small inner) $325 $1,625 $160
Full Thighs $450 $2,250 $225
Feet < Toes $175 $875 $100
Laser Hair Removal For Men
Consultation Free
Mandatory Test Spot Prior to Treatment $50
Facial Areas
Session Package of 6 Maintenance
Forehead $150 $750 $75
Neck (front or back only) $225 $1,125 $110
Full Beard $350 $1,750 $175
Ears, Nose < Unibrow $175 $875 $85
Muzzle Area $175 $875 $85
Torso Areas
Session Package of 6 Maintenance
Underarms $200 $1,000 $100
Chest $475 $2,375 $240
Full Back $525 $2,625 $265
Full Back with Shoulders $675 $3,375 $340
Full Abdomen $275 $1,375 $140
Lower Abdomen $175 $875 $85
Extremities
Session Package of 6 Maintenance
Hands < Fingers $175 $875 $100
Full Arms $450 $2,250 $225
Lower Arms $375 $1,875 $190
Full Legs $950 $4,750 $575
Lower Legs with Knees $425 $2,125 $225
Thighs (Partial) $375 $1,875 $190
Full Thighs $500 $2,500 $250
Feet < Toes $175 $875 $100