Laser Program

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There are two distinct laser classes: the first class, IPL/ Laser Hair Removal, is open to any student. Waxing or electrolysis is recommended as a course to take along with this, since there will always be clients who do not qualify for laser hair removal.
The second one, IPL photofacials, is only open to students who have ONE of the following prerequisites:
  • Esthetician
  • Physician/RN
  • Completed a course in Cosmetic Chemistry
  • Completed the ElleVit  Facial Training course
  • Other - if you feel that you are qualified for this course, it can be discussed during an interview.

IPL/Laser Hair Removal - $2500
  • Types of Lasers and IPL devices
  • Other options for hair removal
 The Conservative treatment
  • When/Why?
  • How to be conservative
The aggressive treatment
  • When/Why?
  • How to be aggressive
Skin Cooling
  • Internal Cooling Systems
  • External cooling mechanisms
  • The role of gel
  • Client objectives and expectations
  • Promising results and delivering on your promises
  • The LHR/ IPL treatment
  • Developing a treatment plan for your client
  • Informed consent for laser/ IPL hair removal
After Care
  • Complications and how to avoid them
  • Documentation for LHR/ IPL treatments
  • Evaluating the result
IPL Photofacial - $3500

The physics behind photofacials
  • Revisiting the dermis & epidermis
  • Pore size
  • Acne
  • Obstruction
  • Distension
  • Infection
  • Pus formation
  • Edema & erythema
  • Clinical symptoms of acne
  • Classification of acne
  • Complications of acne
  • Causes
  • The treatment of acne
  • Prevention of acne
  • Dual role of IPL in acne treatment
  • IPL plus Levulan in acne treatment
  • Blue Light
Other modalities used in acne
  • Blue U light
  • Fractional lasers
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Radiofrequency devices
  • Needling
  • Treatments & prescriptions
Other modalities used in pigmentation
  • Ionto/sonophoresis
  • Levulan
  • Fractional lasers
  • Redness & rosacea
  • Causes of redness
  • The collagen connection
  • Triggers for rosacea
  • IPL in the treatment of rosacea/ redness
  • The photofacial
  • Obtain client information
  • Setting client expectation
  • The treatment plan
  • Earning client confidence
Informed consent for the photofacial
  • Description of the treatment
  • Normal after effects
  • True side effects
  • After care
  • Selecting the handpiece/ wavelength
  • Preparation of the client
  • Titrating the treatment level
  • Endpoints
  • Documentation