How to tell if your technician is setting the machine correctly for your skin/hair? Lightsheer Duet on full beard.
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Is the Lightsheer Duet working
Minus the settings of the laser, we cannot judge whether the settings were appropriate. I suggest asking for more clarity during your next treatment. Do not expect hairs to be removed the day of treatment, because this will not always happen. If no hairs fall out the day of treatment, this does not mean that your treatment was not effective. It is normal for the ET head to feel a little more painful to patients than the HS. The length of your hair, the sensitivity of your skin, and many others factors affect your pain level. Express your concerns to your technician next time.
LHR requires 6 treatments or more to see results
I wouldn't make any snap judgements as to the results. I don't see any settings in your question. I would just question them next time. There are preprogramed settings that are very conservative for skin type, hair type, and density. It is a very effective laser that I have used for about 6 years or longer. 6 treatments are needed to get about 75% improvement. Touch ups are needed about every 6-12 months.
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