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GentleMax Pro in Toronto

Starts at $99-$499/treatment
Procedure Time
15-30 minutes/zone
Recovery Time
12-24 hours

How Much Does GentleMax Pro Cost?

GentleMax Pro treatments start as low as $99-$499 per treatment and a five-treatment package pricing is available.

How Long Does It Take to Recover From GentleMax Pro?

It takes 12-24 hours for the slight redness and swelling to subside after a GentleMax Pro treatment.

How Long Does GentleMax Pro Take?

Treatments take 15-30 minutes per zone.

What Is GentleMax Pro?

GentleMax Pro is a dual-wavelength laser used to treat unwanted body hair, vascular and pigmented lesions, and spider veins. The laser device combines a 1064nm Nd:YAG laser with a 755 nm Alexandrite laser. By providing two wavelengths in a single device, GentleMax Pro can be used to treat all skin types and tones effectively.

Are you ready to commit to a series of treatments to eliminate excess body hair, skin lesions, or spider veins? Do you have excess body hair that makes you feel self-conscious? If so, a GentleMax Pro treatment may be right for you.

Who Is a GentleMax Pro Candidate?

Men and women of all skin types and tones may be good candidates for GentleMax Pro. Ideal candidates must have:

  • Unwanted body hair
  • Hair with some brown or black pigment. (Lasers do not work on grey, blond or red hair)
  • Lesions or spider veins
  • The ability to commit to a series of treatments
  • Reasonable expectations

If you are not a good candidate for GentleMax Pro, review additional nonsurgical treatments available at SpaMedica.

Benefits of GentleMax Pro

Treats All Skin Types
GentleMax Pro treats patients with light and dark skin. For those with darker skin or sun damage, the laser technician uses the 1064 nm Nd:YAG wavelength to avoid harming the overlying skin’s pigment. Lighter skinned patients get treated with the 755 nm Alexandrite.

Permanently Removes up to 80 Percent of Unwanted Hair
GentleMax Pro permanently removes unwanted hair. Patients see a reduction of up to 75-80% percent after completing the treatment protocol. SpaMedica offers additional services to treat the remaining 20 percent of unwanted hair.

Treats Pigmented Lesions, Vascular Lesions, and Spider Veins
Patients with unsightly lesions or spider veins can reduce or eliminate them with GentleMax Pro. Patients notice a marked improvement following the first treatment and undergo additional treatments until they receive the results they want.

Fast and Painless
GentleMax Pro is fast and painless. It can treat large areas at once, and the system numbs the area with a cryogen freezing spray. The cryogen spray numbs the skin immediately before the laser fires, making the treatment painless.

GentleMax Pro Risks

Risks are uncommon when undergoing a GentleMax Pro treatment. Patients should understand the potential risks.

Pigment Changes
While rare, pigment changes can occur after undergoing a GentleMax Pro treatment. Some patients experience decreased or increased pigmentation in the treated area. This complication is reduced by avoiding sun exposure for the first four weeks following the treatment.

Lesion Recurrence
Those who undergo GentleMax Pro treatments for lesions might experience a recurrence. Fortunately, patients can undergo another series of GentleMax Pro treatments if the lesions come back.

While extremely rare, it is possible to experience scarring following the procedure. Dr. Mulholland provides patients with post-procedure instructions to reduce the risk of scarring.

Superficial Skin Injury
Some patients experience superficial injuries to the outer layer of the skin. This can cause scabs and swelling on the skin. Upon healing, the area might be sensitive to sunlight for up to 12 weeks.

Why Choose SpaMedica for GentleMax Pro?

Dr. Mulholland has provided patients with laser hair removal treatments since 1997. A leader in laser hair removal, he has helped develop lasers and is an expert in utilizing the best lasers and wavelengths for all skin and hair types. With over 10 different laser hair removal machines, SpaMedica is Canada’s leader in permanent hair reduction and Dr. Mulholland can devise a complete treatment plan for patients that may include GentleMax Pro and other lasers if necessary. Most clinics have a single laser and when that device achieves its best outcome, there will still be residual hair that requires another device and wavelength approach and at SpaMedica we will have more solutions to ensure you get as close to 100% laser hair reduction.

Different Types of GentleMax Pro Alternatives

SpaMedica has over 10 high tech laser hair removal devices, each with different wavelengths and features to ensure if one laser stops reducing hair, your SpaMedica Laser hair removal technician can switch to a different one, to ensure you get the best possible permanent clearance. Gentlemax Pro, The Triton (755nm, 810n, and 1064nm), Diolaze and LightSheer 810nm diode, the Elite (755nm, 1064nm), Emax, the Vextus 810 nm, the Comet and many other.

How Is GentleMax Pro Performed by Dr. Mulholland?

Dr. Mulholland performs or oversees GentleMax Pro treatments at SpaMedica. SpaMedica’s laser technicians benefit from Dr. Mulholland’s training and provide an optimal service. The provider might use a topical anaesthetic to numb the area, although this is not always necessary since most report the treatment is painless. If there is discomfort, Nitrous Oxide laughing gas is used to make the procedure comfortable. After preparing the treatment area, the provider focuses the laser on the treatment area to remove hair or the appearance of lesions or spider veins.

Patients usually undergo five treatments. The treatments are spaced out based on growth cycles and are usually 6-12 weeks apart.

How to Prepare for GentleMax Pro

Patients need to take a few steps to prepare for a GentleMax Pro treatment at SpaMedica. Preparation includes:

Avoiding self-tanning methods and sun exposure

Stopping waxing and electrolysis

Shaving the treatment area

Avoiding creams and lotions on the day of the treatment

What to Expect After GentleMax Pro

The recovery is simple with GentleMax Pro. Patients might want to take a day off work due to redness or swelling but can return to most normal activities immediately. Patients begin to see the results right away but will not enjoy the full results until the final treatment is completed.

GentleMax Pro Recovery and Timeline

Patients go home right after undergoing a GentleMax Pro procedure. Patients might experience some redness and swelling and can use ice to reduce inflammation. Ice can be applied every hour for the first 6-12 hours. Discomfort is normally completely gone after six hours but can last for a full day.

Patients can clean the treatment site but should not moisturize or use makeup for the first 24 hours. They should also avoid direct sunlight for two weeks following the procedure. They should wear sunscreen when out in the sun.

Best Procedures Paired With GentleMax Pro

Non-invasive fat destruction, CoolSculpting, Sculpsure, The Evolve, Botox Injectable and Soft tissue dermal fillers work well with Laser Hair removal.

GentleMax Pro FAQ

Patients are encouraged to ask questions before undergoing a GentleMax Pro treatment. Get the answers to common questions and ask additional questions during the consultation.

How Painful Is It to Get GentleMax Pro?

The GentleMax Pro system emits a cryogen freezing spray before deploying the laser beam. This numbs the skin before the laser treatment, ensuring that each treatment is comfortable. Additional use of laughing gas and numbing cream can also keep laser hair removal comfortable.

What Happens to Hair That Is Not Destroyed by the GentleMax Pro?

The SpaMedica laser hair removal team will transition you to other lasers to get further hair destruction and the best possible reduction percentage.

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