Q: How does laser
correction technology work?
The laser is a tiny beam of light that heats the target
area (e.g. a follicle, or vein). The light energy affects
the target, while sparing the surrounding skin. After
a period of time, a reaction will occur (i.e. the follicle
will exfoliate, or the blemish will slowly and naturally
Q: How do I know
if I am a candidate?
If your skin is showing any signs of unwanted hair,
leg or facial veins, redness, age spots or fine lines
and wrinkles, then you are a candidate. It is important
to consult with a Beach Grove Laser specialist to determine
your specific skin correction or rejuvenation needs.
Q: Does laser
treatment work for all skin types?
Yes, including dark and tanned skin.
Q: Do I need
to do anything special before my treatment?
At the time of your consultation, your practitioner
will advise you of any advanced preparation required
for your treatment(s).
Q: How does the
Patients sometimes report a mild discomfort. This sensation
can be quickly alleviated with a stream of cold air
that is used in conjunction with the laser.
Q: Can I get
more than one type of treatment in the same visit?
Yes, it is quite common to address multiple corrective
measures in one visit. As such, a Beach Grove Laser
specialist can advise you on a customized package to
maximize your time and value.
Q: How long does
a session take?
Depending on the area that you are having treated, a session can take as little as 15 minutes, to up to an hour depending on the area and specific treatment you are having done. You may also treat more than one area at a time in a single session.
Q: How many sessions
will I need?
It depends on the selected treatment(s). Removing hair
may require additional sessions depending on skin and
hair type. Treating sun-damaged skin takes about 4-6
sessions, while 2-3 sessions are recommended for treating
veins and age spots.
Q: Are there
Side effects are minimal. Patients sometime report redness
or localized swelling, but these conditions are almost
always completely gone within 24 hours of treatment.
Q: Do I have
to do anything special after my treatment?
You may resume your normal skin care routine immediately
after treatment, although using a sunscreen is recommended.
Q: Who will administer
At Beach Grove Laser Skin Care Clinics, a highly trained
and registered medical professional will administer
your laser treatments.
Q: I have additional
questions. How can I schedule my complementary consultation?
You can contact us online using our Contact
Form, send an email
or simply contact
us by phone at 604.943.9339.