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What Is Gentle YAG, and What Can It Do for You?

Over the past couple of decades, laser treatments have come a long way. The Gentle YAG system is a recently developed technology with proven efficacy for a wide range of aesthetic conditions. This cutting-edge treatment brings new advantages to men and women with cosmetic concerns.

The process employs a patented cooling system developed for skin preparation. Then Gentle YAG sprays the skin surface with a cooling cryogen to produce a low temperature. This cooling factor ensures patient comfort, which is one of our top priorities at Key Laser.

Laser Hair Removal

Many women and men struggle with unsightly hair. The Gentle YAG Laser system delivers laser energy through a handheld device to deliver a narrow, intense light beam to heat skin cells in target areas on the face or body. The treatment focuses on a limited area, directing the beam to the target area without affecting the surrounding tissue.

Gentle YAG laser is an excellent treatment for patients interested in hair removal in the following areas:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Back
  • Chest
  • Bikini zone
  • Arms
  • Underarms
  • Legs

The Gentle YAG system is suitable for all skin types, and patients of any age can have unwanted hair removed. However, only pigmented hair can be removed with this process, targeting hair pigment.

Gentle YAG for Acne and Acne Scarring

The Gentle YAG laser produces a beam of high-intensity infrared light that penetrates deeply into the skin. It stimulates heat onto the tissue, killing acne-causing bacteria and delivering skin tightening benefits. The heating also stimulates the long-term production of collagen, leading to firmer, tighter skin.

As an FDA-approved acne treatment, Gentle YAG effectively reduces acne blemishes and scarring by delivering a smoother, firmer skin texture with minimal side effects. In addition, the cooling cryogen spray protects the outer layer of skin, meaning little to no irritation or redness and no downtime after treatment.

Gentle YAG for Spider Veins and Skin Tightening

The versatile Gentle YAG Laser system is also effective for spider veins, age spots, and as a non-surgical skin tightening treatment. This laser treatment is fast and comfortable, making it a favorite outpatient treatment for many of our clients.

Though initially developed for hair and spider vein removal, Gentle YAG is an excellent skin tightening and rejuvenation treatment. This powerful laser system tightens collagen fibers to improve skin texture and appearance. Results are long-lasting, with touch-up treatments possible to maintain its benefits. In addition, the procedure is non-invasive with no downtime necessary.

To learn more about Gentle YAG laser treatments from Key Laser Institute, call us at (503) 291-1953 or contact the Key Laser team online today!