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#123532 - 02/22/17 07:36 PM Are the settings on GentleYagPro-U high enough?
doughx Offline
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Registered: 02/19/17
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Hi,

I recently had my 2nd laser hair removal session and I took note of the settings. i'm a type IV skin and this was on the GentleYagPro-U. I feel like the fluence may be too low! The settings were:
- underarms: 20mm, 13J, 3ms and 2.0Hz
- brazillian: 24mm, 9J, 3ms and 2.0Hz.

Is anyone able to shed some light?

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#123535 - 02/23/17 11:21 AM Re: Are the settings on GentleYagPro-U high enough? [Re: doughx]
Brenton Offline
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According to this French brochure (interestingly, this is not in the English one) -- http://www.orcos.ch/fileadmin/_migrated/content_uploads/GentleYagPro_Brochure_FRA.pdf

the 20mm spot size has a fluence range of 5-24J, and the 24mm has a 3-16J range. That would suggest to me that this treatment isn't particularly strong, but again, it depends on what your skin can handle.

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#123552 - 02/27/17 07:26 PM Re: Are the settings on GentleYagPro-U high enough? [Re: doughx]
doughx Offline
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Thanks for that!

My skin did not have any negative reactions and I didn't experience much pain. So far shedding is patchy but it might still be progressing.

I'll ask for higher next time.

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