Intense Pulsed Light Treatment
The OPTIMA - 518 is a cosmetic apparatus used for permanent hair reduction and other skin treatments. It can be used in the treatment of the following:

~Permanent Hair Reduction
~ Acne (can be combined with an Eminence facial)
~ Skin Rejuvenation
~ Pigmentation

Hair Reduction- The undesired hair is removed by coagulation of the hair follicle.  High intensity light passes from the light source into the follicle and destroys it.  The energy of the light source is absorbed in the dark parts of the follicles.  Better results can be expected on darker hair.

Acne Treatments- With acne, the light spectrum and its intensity cause the elimination of acne bacteria and thus the disappearance of redness and pimples. visit slin-conditions / acne-treatments/ for more information.

Skin Rejuvenation- Low light energy inserted into cells proliferates and stimulates collagen production and induces collages and elastic tissue synthesis, thus rejuvenating the skin.

Age Spots- Intense pulsed light is very effective on red blemishes that originate from blood vessels, as well as brown pigment blemishes in the form of freckles, age spots and other sun damage.

Vascular Treatment- Broad-Spectrum wavelengths are absorbed in the hemoglobin of the clotted blood that give the "spider" like vascular its colour.  The energy shakes the structure of the red blood cell layer, breaks it, allowing it to be removed and to make the vascular appearance disappear.
If you have any question or concerns, or would like a quote on your treatment please contact us at the Wellness Centre at 250-256-2156 or email us at