From the pioneer and leader in aesthetic laser technology, excel HR™ offers the most advanced premium hair removal solution for all skin types. Combining Cutera’s proven long-pulse 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser and a new high-power 755 nm Alexandrite laser with the superiority of sapphire contact cooling, excel HR redefines modern laser hair removal.
Epidermal protection is critical when treating darker skin types, and contact cooling is preferred due to its ability to provide cooling before, during and after each laser pulse.* excel HR is the only premium, high-power hair removal laser system with 1064 nm and 755 nm that utilizes sapphire contact cooling to give continuous cooling before, during and after each laser pulse, maximizing patient comfort and treatment safety.
No. There must be some pigment in the hair and the hair must be in the follicle in order to deliver energy to the growth point of the hair. No laser works for either blond or white hair. Hair can be fine or coarse, just as long as it has shades of brown or black in it.
We have the safest technology to treat all skin types and color. We only ask that you come in for treatment without any recent tanning as this pigmentation is very superficial in the skin and difficult to treat through, thus creating the risk of a burn or blister. No fake tans either! We can truly treat the fairest skin and the darkest skin all with great safety and effectiveness.
The usual range is 6 treatments spaced 4 weeks apart. The reason for this is that laser energy only treats hairs that are in the active growth phase and all of those treated in a single visit are not destroyed. In general, you will see a 50% reduction of hairs with each treatment.
No. It is OK to shave or use a chemical depilatory such as Nair or Neet, but remember the hair must be in the follicle in order to deliver the energy where it kills the follicle. No waxing, plucking or threading!
Is it painful? Pain thresholds vary a lot based on the person and the location. We control a significant portion of the discomfort with our superchilled cooling tips. Our state of the art sapphire chilled tips really make the difference. For delicate areas, application of a numbing cream about 30 minutes before treatment can be of benefit. When energy is delivered correctly into the follicle there will be small goosebumps surrounding each hair follicle at the end of treatment. These fade within an hour or so.
These systems are FDA approved for hair reduction. Over the years we have found very good clearing and control for years after the treatment series. Over a lifetime there are actually new hair follicles appearing in hair-bearing areas, but ones that have been treated are gone for good. Repeat treatments are usually only for those new stragglers that appear over time. Individual results may vary so please schedule a consultation with our team today.