Any laser procedure may cause mild discomfort that most customers compare to the snap of a rubber band. Laser skin rejuvenation treatments with the PicoWay are more comfortable than prior laser treatments because the laser pulse is so quick, one trillionth of a second, that there is little to no heat generated. The PicoWay laser is a photoacoustic (light shockwave) laser rather than the more traditional photothermal (light heat wave) lasers that have been used in the past.
At Body Details, our licensed medical laser experts use the Zimmer cryogenic device, an advanced cryogenic cooling system that’s used simultaneously with the PicoWay Resolve laser. The Zimmer is used to maximize comfort for our customers by delivering cold air at -32°F to the area being treated, ultimately numbing the outer layers of the skin, without affecting your results.
If you want to experience what it feels like, while we never offer free trials of treatments, we do offer a "test pulse". Using the laser settings which (based upon your particular factors) we would be most likely to start your treatments with, you could experience 2 or 3 laser pulses. It would not possibly be effective at hair removal, and laser settings do increase, but it would at least give you a sense of how a treatment would feel. For a test pulse, you must still follow the pre-treatment instructions found here, because they are not only for safety, but also affect your skin's sensitivity.