Durban Cosmetic Laser Centre is uniquely positioned to offer leading edge laser hair removal, IPL hair removal and electrolysis hair removal all under one roof. We are KZN’s longest running laser hair removal clinic, and use medical grade lasers, including the latest LightSheer® Duet, which offers fast, effective and virtually pain free treatment among its many advantages. Our electrolygist has over 30 years experience.
We’re a modern clinic and offer hair removal for all skin types (Fitzpatrick I-VI), and for both men and women. In consultation with the client, we will decide which of our methods is best suited for the task at hand. We have a solution for your hair removal problems.
We’re at an easy to find location on leafy Innes Road (opp Mitchell Park) with gated, off-street parking. Contact us to make an appointment. Or read on to find out more about KZN’s most experienced laser hair removal clinic and our various options…
Our state of the art Lumenis LightSheer® Duet is a 800nm diode laser. It comes with two head sizes. The ET hand piece is for small, focussed bony areas, and the HS handset is for fast and painless treatment of larger areas. The HS handset uses vacuum assist technology, which enhances light absorption for greater effectiveness. It has ultra large spot size of 22 x 35 mm, making it incredibly fast and efficient. No gel or anaesthetic is required during the treatment. If you’d like to read more about the advantages of vacuum assist technology and large spot size lasers, links to independent peer review articles are provided here
Laser hair removal is suitable for the face (upper lip, sideburns, chin/beard), underarms, legs, back, bikini line, pubic area, neck, stomach, navel, buttocks, chest, or any area where pigmented hair grows.
IPL is technically not a laser as it uses a broad spectrum light source (515-1200nm) with interchangeable filters. For IPL hair removal, the new Lumenis M22™’s unique design allows us to customise treatment according to the specific hair colour, texture and location of the unwanted hair.
For blonde, red, grey or fine vellus hair, both IPL and laser are less effective than on darker hair. However if the machine can target at least some pigment, they can have some benefit. If not, electrolysis uses a different method of permanent hair removal that does not rely on hair pigmentation.
For stubborn hair that lacks pigment and does not respond to laser hair removal, or for hair removal that requires absolute precision, Durban Cosmetic Laser Centre also offers electrolysis. We are a one stop shop for all your hair removal problems.
All our treatments are performed by licensed, trained and certified medical and aesthetic professionals. We have 30 years of hair removal experience and pride ourselves on fair pricing, leading edge equipment and high quality customer service. Contact us today to book an appointment or answer any questions you may have.
Publimed.gov: Conclusion: Treatment with the LightSheer Duet HS causes less pain.
Taylor & Francis Online: Conclusion: Treatment with the vacuum-assisted handpiece is faster and has a tendency to be more comfortable
Publimed.gov: Conclusion: Lower fluence diode laser, delivered under conditions of vacuum and using larger spot sizes, can provide significant hair reduction.
Publimed.gov: Conclusion: PSF significantly reduces pain in all patients, even when higher (+30%) treatment energy levels are applied.
Publimed.gov: Conclusion: A long-pulsed diode laser with a large spot size and vacuum-assisted suction is safe and effective for long-term hair removal. This is the largest prospective study to evaluate long-term hair removal and the first to quantify decreases in hair thickness and darkness with treatment.