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The GentleYAG effectively treats all skin types, including tanned skin, offering unmatched treatment capabilities in permanent hair reduction, leg veins, facial veins, and wrinkles. Treat patients year-round with GentleYAG's 1064 nm wavelength, multiple spot sizes, variable pulse durations and Candela's patented cryogen cooling system (DCD™) for maximum patient comfort and safety.

Applications
Hair
  • Permanent hair reduction on all skin types
  • Beard Bumps (PFB)
Skin Rejuvenation
  • Wrinkles
Vascular
  • Facial Veins
  • Leg Veins

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GentleYAG
Advantages

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Fast

With unprecedented 18 mm spot size and repetition rates up to 2 Hz, the GentleYAG offers fast treatment with fewer laser pulses.

Powerful

26,333 watts of peak power and capable of delivering fluences up to 600 J/cm2 for vascular applications, and hair removal energies in pulse durations as short as 3ms for unparalleled treatment efficacies, especially finer hairs.

Versatile

Non-ablative treatment, including fine lines and wrinkles, and for pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB), or beard bumps, leg and facial veins.

Treats All Skin Types

Deep penetration with minimal scattering of laser energy makes the GentleYAG ideal for all skin types, especially dark and tanned skin.

Multiple Configurations

Choose the GentleYAG that is right for you. GentleYAG lasers come in multiple configurations to fit your specific needs – GentleYAG HR for unparalleled hair removal; GentleYAG SRT for skin rejuvenation through wrinkle reduction; or the GentleYAG VR for superior leg and facial veins removal. All models are upgradeable.     

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  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #13
    "Treating Leg Veins with the GentleYAG® Laser 3 mm Spot" by Dr. Marguerite Germaine. According to Dr. Germain, the GentleYAG is the best laser for treating leg telangiectasias.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #14
    "Treating Facial Veins with the GentleYAG® Laser 1.5 mm Spot" by Dr. Mitchell Chasin. Dr. Chasin explains his preferred approach treating facial veins with the GentleYAG’s 1.5 mm spot.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #16
    "Hair Removal for Dark Skin Types with the GentleYAG" by Dr. Eliot Battle. In his bulletin, Dr. Battle states that the GentleYAG finally enables him to deliver laser hair removal treatments to people of color that match the laser treatment experience of lighter skin types.

  • Please contact us for copies of the following papers:

  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #1
    "GentleYAG and the Treatment of Hair Removal in Dark and Tanned Skin" by Dr. Simon Ourian. Dr. Ourian discusses his satisfaction with the GentleYAG with respect to hair removal efficacy, ease-of-use and DCD.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #2
    "GentleYAG Treatment of Hirsutism" by Dr. E. Victor Ross. Dr. Ross states the GentleYAG "packs quite a punch" and is superior to other Nd:YAG lasers at eliminating finer, thinner hairs.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #3
    "GentleYAG Treatment of Leg Telangiectasia" by Dr. Luigi Polla. GentleYAG vascular capabilities are detailed in this report.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #4
    "GentleYAG Hair Removal for All Skin Types" by Dr. Elizabeth F. Rostan. GentleYAG hair removal efficacy for lighter skin types as well as darker skin types is discussed.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #5
    "GentleYAG Treatment of Psuedofolliculitis Barbae" by Dr. Lori M. Hobbs. GentleYAG capabilities treating “beard bumps” are explored in this report.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #6
    "Photo-rejuvenation Using Combination Laser Therapies from Candela" by Dr. Tiffani K. Hamilton. By combining GentleYAG, GentleLASE and Vbeam treatments, Dr. Hamilton is able to improve a variety of conditions that contribute to aged skin.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #7
    "GentleYAG Treatment of Leg Veins" by Dr. E. Victor Ross. Dr. Ross documents his success treating small leg veins with the 3 mm spot size on the GentleYAG.
  • GentleYAG Clinical Bulletin #9
    "Treatment of Facial Telangiectasias with GentleYAG Variable-Pulsed Nd:YAG Laser" by Dr. Stephen W. Eubanks. Dr. Eubanks concludes in his Clinical Bulletin, “The GentleYAG adds a new method [for treating unwanted facial veins] that far surpasses any other treatment modality.”
  • “Split-face comparison of radiofrequency versus long-pulse Nd:YAG treatment of facial laxity”
    Mark B. Taylor and Inna Prokopenko, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, 2006 ; 8: 17-22
  • “Optimal Pulse Durations for the Treatment of Leg Telangiectasias With a Neodymium YAG Laser”
    Eric C. Parlette, MD,1 William F. Groff, DO,2 Matthew J. Kinshella,1 Yacov Domankevitz, PhD,3 Jennifer O’Neill, MD,1 and E. Victor Ross, MD; Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 9999:1–8 (2005)
  • “Laser Treatment of Leg Veins: Physical Mechanisms and Theoretical Considerations”
    Edward Victor Ross, MD and Yacov Domankevitz, MS; Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 36:105–116 (2005)
  • “Effective Treatment of Leg Veins with the GentleYAG Laser: A Theoretical Analysis” (CP1) by Yacov Domankevitz.
    One of Candela's senior scientists discusses the advantages of larger spot size, shorter pulse duration treatment of leg veins with the GentleYAG in this report.
  • “The Value of Pulse Duration and Peak Power in Laser Hair Removal and Related Applications; a Roundtable Discussion of Leading Laser Experts.” (CP2)
    Four experts in Nd:YAG technology discuss the advantages of an Nd:YAG laser with high peak power and extended pulse durations [GentleYAG] in delivering multiple treatment applications

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GentleYAG Limited Edition
GentleYAG HR
GentleYAG SRT
GentleYAG VR
GentleYAG

The GentleYAG is the fastest, most powerful Nd:YAG laser on the market today. It effectively treats all skin types including tanned skin, offering unmatched treatment capabilities in permanent hair reduction, leg and facial veins, and wrinkles. Treat patients year-round with GentleYAG's 1064 nm wavelength, multiple spot sizes, variable pulse durations and Candela’s patented cryogen cooling system (DCD™) for maximum patient comfort and safety.

GentleYAG Limited Edition

The GentleYAG Limited Edition is the most cost-effective Nd: YAG laser for hair removal, skin rejuvenation through wrinkle reduction and leg veins. With 1064 nm wavelength, 3, 8, 12 mm spot sizes, variable pulse durations and DCD epidermal protection technology. Upgradeable.

GentleYAG HR

With spot sizes of 12, 15, 18 mm – unparalleled hair removal speed, efficacy & ease-of-use. Upgradeable.

GentleYAG SRT

With 6, 8, 10 mm spot sizes – specifically designed for rejuvenation. Upgradeable.

GentleYAG VR

With 1.5, 3 mm spot sizes – for superior treatment of leg and facial veins. Upgradeable.

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