FAQ

Helpful Information

Can a minor receive laser treatments?

No.  Minors are not permitted to receive any laser treatments at Solara.

Is everyone a candidate for Laser Treatments?

The following conditions will prohibit any laser treatments:

- Pacemaker

- Implants in treatment area

- Skin Cancer

- Heart disease / failure

- Pregnancy / breastfeeding

- Immune suppressing medications

- Photosensitizing medications

- HIV

- Hepatitis

- Light / Heat induced diseases ( Lupus, Porphyria, Epilepsy etc).

- Active Herpes outbreak 

- Endocrine diseases ( Diabetes, PCOS etc).

- Keloid scars

- Fragile / dry / sensitive skin

- Accutane

- Steroid or Cortisone consumption

- Current antibiotic consumption

- Surgery in the past 2 months

- Skin that has been tanned in the past month via sun, tanning beds or fake tanner.

- Tattoo or a makeup tattoo in the treatment area.

Do the treatments hurt?

No.  Solara only uses innovative SharpLight technology with a sapphire crystal cooled laser head.  The cold laser crystal is applied to the skin for 3 seconds to numb the skin before each laser pulse.

How many treatments will I need?

Hair Removal

6-8 treatments spaced 6-8 weeks apart for most hair types.

Skin Rejuvination

4-6 treatments spaced 4 weeks apart for full results.