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laser hair removal

does anyone knows cheap laser hair removal clinic in canton of Zurich or close by? (for my wife) interested in alexandrite or light sheer lasers, not IPL.

the cheapest i found seems to be sanabelle.ch, they use Light Sheer, and want 800 CHF for armpits, bikini and whole legs . (800 for first treatment, then 1000)

but it's still significantly more than what we paid for in frankfurt (around 250 eur) even though they have the same laser.

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Old 28.06.2009, 17:43
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Re: laser hair removal

To tell you the truth, I was paying more in Toronto compared to the prices I saw on the site of a clinic in Zurich
I was/am looking for a place for one last visit, and it is a huge challenge (but I will definitely explore the clinic in Zurich)
It looks like the LightSheer is not popular in Europe and I am not sure to what extend the laser hair removal is widely spread here...
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Re: laser hair removal

to which clinic are you reffering to? can you give me the name/url ?

as to paying more, well, you can go to frankfurt and have it for even less. they have light sheer and alexandrite (laderma.de)

the sad thing is that laderma do exist in switzerland, but only give IPL treatments
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to which clinic are you reffering to? can you give me the name/url ?

as to paying more, well, you can go to frankfurt and have it for even less. they have light sheer and alexandrite (laderma.de)

the sad thing is that laderma do exist in switzerland, but only give IPL treatments
What is more safe? IPL or laser? what should one go for?
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Old 03.07.2009, 16:25
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Re: laser hair removal

I wonder if I can use that to permanently remove my beard and save thousands in Mach3 over the next 50 years.
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I wonder if I can use that to permanently remove my beard and save thousands in Mach3 over the next 50 years.

Have you looked at the cost price

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Old 03.07.2009, 18:03
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I wonder if I can use that to permanently remove my beard and save thousands in Mach3 over the next 50 years.
What if you feel like keeping a beard after some time??
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Re: laser hair removal

Then he can go for some hair implants
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Re: laser hair removal

For 1000chf, i pay a flight ticket (return) back home (Malta), pay a rental car and dinner for a week, pay the laser treatment, nights out and still have the change. How about considering going for a holiday and have it done there. It is done in professional private clinics by qualified doctors.... Same goes for dentistry work.

If you want clinic details, PM me.

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What if you feel like keeping a beard after some time??
Then I'll transplant it off my back

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Yeah, have you seen the prices on razor blade consumables ? They're like 3 bucks a shave, so you go about 20 bucks a week. That's 1 grand a year ! And I'm not factoring foam, water, "Abwasser" and my precious time in the morning. Oh, oh, oh, and all the tiny pieces of toilet paper I need for the small nicks and cuts that would amount to miles worth of TP over a lifetime.
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Then I'll transplant it off my back
You could transplant the top of your head down to your chin for the reverse effect....
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For 1000chf, i pay a flight ticket (return) back home (Malta), pay a rental car and dinner for a week, pay the laser treatment, nights out and still have the change. How about considering going for a holiday and have it done there. It is done in professional private clinics by qualified doctors.... Same goes for dentistry work.

If you want clinic details, PM me.

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switzerland is really uncompetetive , but that's ok. we decided that my wife will catch a train to frankfurt, spend some time with friends, go to laser treatment and come back late evening and we will still pay like 70% less than here. She will also stock up on some toiletries.

quality of laser clinics is actually lower here than in germany, as they don't usually even have lasers in laser clinics here (funny, isn't it?) , they have IPL only, which is less effective. (sometimes only option for very sensetive skins, but for normal skins, different treatments are much better)

it's stupid , but that's how it is. Switzerland wants me to export my hard earned swissies abroad? no problem with me.

unless i really missed some normal-priced laser clinic here. please point me to one if you know any.
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Old 19.07.2009, 17:34
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Re: laser hair removal

Do you know that it only really works of you have dark hair?
That's what my dermatologist told me. Sometimes excessive hair is hormonal.

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Excessive hair growth in women is usually from too much male hormone (androgen). A common cause is polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). In most cases, however, the specific cause is never identified. It tends to run in families. In general, hirsutism is a harmless condition. But many women find it bothersome, even embarrassing.
If hirsutism develops suddenly and is accompanied by other typical male features, such as deepening voice, acne, or increased muscle mass, it may be caused by a more serious disorder. These causes, such as hormone-secreting tumors or cancer, are rare.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/e...cle/003148.htm
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Re: laser hair removal

my wife has black hair. and she doesn't have excessive, so no near mouth or something, just as any girl that has black hair i suppose. anyways... anyone knows any cheap laser clinic in switzerland? there must be one... i see so many german companies open it's offices in switzerland and offering goods with german prices.

really not even one laser clinic?
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Re: laser hair removal

There's a place on Feldeggstrasse I often walk past.
Looks a bit pricey, but don't know anything about it.

Am always irritated by the posters they have up in the windows "You have nothing to loose but your hair". Seems they could have done with a proof-reader before printing those ads.
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There's a place on Feldeggstrasse I often walk past.
Looks a bit pricey, but don't know anything about it.

Am always irritated by the posters they have up in the windows "You have nothing to loose but your hair". Seems they could have done with a proof-reader before printing those ads.
CHF 600 each session for two full legs. Treatment seems pretty effective; they reckon on up to 10 sessions but I've had four and am almost done.
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to which clinic are you reffering to? can you give me the name/url ?

as to paying more, well, you can go to frankfurt and have it for even less. they have light sheer and alexandrite (laderma.de)

the sad thing is that laderma do exist in switzerland, but only give IPL treatments
The place on Feldeggstrasse does Super Hair Removal (SHR), not IPL. It seems the SHR doesn't need to use so much heat (45C rather than the 65-72C by the other method).

45C still makes my eyes water so I can't begin to imagine the pain with the IPL (but then again I am a self-confessed wuss at the best of times).
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Re: laser hair removal

this is related but slightly aside. i am new to english forum. been here for 18 months now. also looking for laser hair removal in the luzern area. i got a quote for 180 chf for chin and upper lip, i think its carelite. can anyone advise me on what diff is between carelite, ipl and other forms mentioned earlier on this thread?? i am a newbie to laser. i got a quote from toronto and it was less than a third. not sure what machine tho.

any advice greatly appreciated.
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this is related but slightly aside. i am new to english forum. been here for 18 months now. also looking for laser hair removal in the luzern area. i got a quote for 180 chf for chin and upper lip, i think its carelite. can anyone advise me on what diff is between carelite, ipl and other forms mentioned earlier on this thread?? i am a newbie to laser. i got a quote from toronto and it was less than a third. not sure what machine tho.

any advice greatly appreciated.
Look it up on wikipedia!

The only option for me (being strawberry blonde) is electrolysis for this reason...

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Melanin is considered the primary chromophore for all hair removal lasers currently on the market. Melanin occurs naturally in the skin (it gives skin and hair its color). There are two types of melanin in hair: eumelanin (which gives hair brown or black color) and pheomelanin (which gives hair blonde or red color). Because of the selective absorption of photons of laser light, only black or brown hair can be removed.
Go ot a dermatologist and get a recommendation It has to be someone who will not scar you with burns. Otherwise you just swap little hairs with permanent burns.
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Re: laser hair removal

exactly the question my wife also wonders nowadays, however, we could not come to an answer here...

Are there any laser clinics (for laser hair removal) in Zurich?

If they are, which one you would consider better?

Recommendations based on experience are very appreciated.

Thx in advance!
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