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									                      A recomm e n d a t i o n                         Knowledgeable,               Laser and Light Hair Removal
                                                                                                          Alexandrite Laser
                      Although there is no long-term data
                      available that laser treatment is harmful to
                      the unborn fetus, we recommend that                                          Pre-treatment information
                      pregnant women wait until after the birth              caring.
                      and nursing of the child before undergoing
                      laser hair removal.

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                      that are not addressed here,
                      please call us directly. Weʼll be
                      happy to discuss your treatment.

                                                                        835 West 10th Avenue

                                                                     Vancouver, British Columbia

                                                                              V5Z 4E8

                                                                         Fax: 604.873.9919

                                                                     www.SkinCareCentre.ca         BC's Centre for Dermatologic Science
                       Pre-treat m e n t                                                         Preparing for the treatment                                          hour before your treatment. We recom-
                                                                                                                                                                      mend that you have the nurse apply it the
                       We have produced this informational                                       Before your treatment there are a few                                first time to ensure you understand how it
                       pamphlet to provide you with a better                                     things that you should understand:                                   is used correctly.
                       understanding of laser hair removal.
                       Like any medical procedure, you may                                       1) You should have some hair or stubble                              As with any medical procedure (after we
                       have some questions that need answers;                                    showing—we recommend about 1mm or                                    assess your condition and discuss the
                       hopefully they will be covered here.                                      1/8 inch above the surface of the skin.                              treatment program) we will be asking you

                                                                  laser and light hair removal
                       Firstly, the treatment you are about to                                        • Shaving - Stop shaving three days                             to sign a consent form.
                       have is administered under the highest                                           before the treatment.
                       medical standards. A registered nurse                                          • Waxing - Avoid waxing for four                                During the laser procedure you will be
the skin care centre

                       will be performing the procedure under                                           weeks before your treatment.                                  required to wear protective eyewear which

                                                                                                                                                rejuvenate yourself
                       the direction of a Board Certified                                             • Electrolysis - Avoid this for six                             we will provide.
                       Dermatologist. At the Skin Care Centre,                                          weeks prior to your treatment.
                       we take great pride in the level of care                                       • Plucking - Avoid plucking for four                            The laser makes a clicking noise during
                       we deliver to our clients.                                                       weeks prior to your treatment.                                normal operation.
                                                                                                 2) The area should be clean of any
                                                                                                 make-up, cream, deodorant, etc.                                      The laser light is delivered through a hand
                                                                                                 3) It is important to avoid excessive sun                            piece that is similar in size to a telephone
                                                                                                 exposure to the treatment area for at least                          handset.
                                                                                                 one month before the start of treatment.
                                                                                                 Wear a good sunscreen, with SPF 30 or                                Transparent gel will be applied to the treat-
                                                                                                 60, or simply keep the area covered by                               ment site. For small areas, a plastic grid
                                                                                                 clothing. Treatment will not be done on                              will also be used to cover the treatment area.
                                                                                                 darkly tanned skin.
                                                                                                                                                                      The skin will be photographed periodically
                                                                                                                                                                      to document your progress.
                                                                                                 The treatment itself
                                                                                                                                                                      Another question we are often asked is,
                                                                                                 Many people ask, “How painful is the                                 “Will there be any scarring?” Scarring is
                                                                                                 treatment?” Pain is a highly individual                              very uncommon, but there is always a
                                                                                                 experience. The sensation you will feel is                           slight risk. This will be discussed with
                                                                                                 similar to a small elastic band slapping                             you during the consultation. Some skin
                                                                                                 against the skin. Many people require                                types are more prone to side effects than
                                                                                                 nothing during treatment, while others                               others. We may suggest a test treatment on
                                                                                                 choose to use a topical anesthetic (freezing                         a small and discreet skin location to deter-
                                                                                                 cream). Should you consider the cream, it                            mine your response to laser treatment.
                                                                                                 must be applied to the area at least one

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