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In recent years, the technology has been adapted for day to day living. What was once secret army advantages are now find their way into homes. Items like the microwave, cell phones and lasers are just a few of these examples. Since microwaves and cell phones have not only been used and understood more readily, the purpose of this article will be to focus on the home or personal use of lasers. Many people know that lasers are used for items such as compact disks, but the trend for body alterations is still new. These alterations include tattoo, hair and blemish removal and are best conducted in a professional environment. And under professional services.

Tattoos

For many, getting a tattoo is like marriage. A life long commitment, with the intent to enjoy and show it off at every opportunity. But this is not always the case. If there is a name included in the tattoo, there can be negative feelings associated after a break up, or in other situations, the skin has stretched and the colors have changed or aged. Basically, what happens with laser tattoo removal, is the lights hit the artwork so fast, it destroys the canvas. This causes redness and some other skin responses which typically dwindle within 24 hours.

Skin

For many years, the use of the Universal IPL Machines were geared to light skinned people, but the advantages are now for all skin tones. That means that scarring from acne or other blemish can now be resolved with laser therapy, and it is as safe and lasts as long for all skin types. This is because there are different types of lasers that can be used to work on the concerns with the skin or for excess hair.

Hair

Hair removal is a very common use for laser therapy. The laser spreads across the span of the head of the I.P.L., and zaps the area. All the hair follicles within the targeted area are hit with the light. However, it is important to reflect that hair removal methods are not intended as a single use. For proper and total hair removal, several visits are often required. It is also recommended if the client would like multiple locations to have the therapy applied, to conduct the practice during the same visit. There is also a risk of pain, although this also varies per patient.

Since the use of lasers has moved to common civilians, it has altered the way people are living their lives. Many consider it to be a primarily older female practice, but people of all ages and genders are participating. As a society, we continue to benefit from the technological advantages that occur due to our army investments and creations. For some, that means terrible scars can be removed decreasing negative memories, and for others it may remove access hair, increasing confidence. Regardless of the use, laser therapy is a tool that when implemented correctly has developed a following that will benefit generations to come.

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