Certified Cosmetic laser technician

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Course overveiw

This intensive hands-on training program will cover how lasers and IPL works including  the physics of lasers / IPL and interaction of lasers with tissue.   Information on the most commonly used dermatologic lasers and their  parameters will be presented. An overview of the anatomy and physiology  of skin and hair, parameters for permanent hair reduction, photofacial,  vascular and pigmented lesions, and tattoo removal will be an important  part of the course. The lectures will include Lasers / IPL mediated skin  tightening and resurfacing, acne treatment, pigmentation and vascular  lesions removal, skin typing, and operational and treatment safety  measures. Discussion of the management and treatment of adverse events, benefits, expected results and outcomes, and available alternative  treatments will be discussed. Focus on patient consultation, selection and  education, safety and efficacy issues and important criteria for a  successful treatment are included in the program.

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Program outline

- Basic skin, hair and biology and anatomy
- Facial rejuvenation concepts
- Skin pigmentation reduction
- Physics of Lasers
- Laser safety
- Laser operating procedures on clients
- Skin Tightening, Pigmentation removal, Spider veins removal
- Acne treatment by laser / IPL
- Contraindications
- Equipment testing and maintenance
- Wavelength, pulse duration, and  Fluence setting
- Different types of cosmetic lasers
- Laser safety for clients and the operation
- Skin typing and light setting
- Pre and post laser treatment
- Client consultations
- Hands-on training on live models

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Hands-on training

Students will perform Laser and IPL treatment on different areas of body for hair reduction, pigmentation and spider veins removal, and collagen neck and facial skin tightening.

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