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Did You Know…
Just before the laser is fired, a jet of frozen air is sent to the skin to protect the skin from the laser energy and to decrease the pain.
The light from a hair removal laser passes through the skin and is absorbed by the hair follicle. The laser energy is absorbed by the hair follicle and is destroyed. Since people have different skin colors, we need to have lasers with a variety of colors of laser light.
Neurotoxins are medications developed from the bacteria known as clostridium botulinum. Researchers noticed that people infected with this bacterium had suffered muscle weakness. Dysport and Botox have been developed from this discovery.
The word “Cosmetic” is derived from the Greek word “Kosmos” which means “of this world.”
In the 1450s, women would shave their pubic hair to get rid of lice. And then they would have a pubic hair wig made as a replacement.
A tan can absorb some of the energy of laser light and prevent the laser light from reaching the hair follicle. Do not get a tan before laser hair removal.
In the past some doctors tried to dye the patient hair dark so that more of the laser energy would be absorbed by the hair and thereby the laser would more effectively remove the hair. Unfortunately, it did not work because the dye did not reach the hair follicle.
The same laser that is used for hair removal, can get rid of toe nail fungus.
The idea behind the CoolSculpt machine started after doctors noticed that children who sucked on popsicles lost the fat in their cheeks without damage to the skin. It is amazing what can develop from a simple observation.

Meet the Dedicated Staff of Monterey Laser & Skin Care

Monterey Laser is committed to providing exemplary customer service using the latest technologies, procedures, and products. Our team of professionals is fully trained and certified in Botox, Restylane and multiple cosmetic lasers. We offer a full range of services, including laser hair removal and laser skin rejuvenation, Coolsculpting, spider vein treatments, Weight loss, and Hormone replacement. In addition, we offer a complete line of quality skin care products.

Under the personal guidance of Fremont Laser founder and innovator, Dr. William H. Brown, the nurses and professionals will strive to make every visit exceptional. Exceptional services. Exceptional results. Exceptional attention.

But why take our word for it? Contact us today and schedule a free laser or skin care consultation. We look forward to helping you address all of your cosmetic needs.

Elizabeth McCarter, RN

Elizabeth runs the Monterey Office.  She has gotten the best overall training of any nurse I know and thus she is an excellent nurse to see for any problem.  She has great energy and patience. You will love her as much as the rest of us do.

Carolyn Selbicky, RN, DNC

Carolyn is one of the most wonderful nurses and one of the most fantastic people that I know.  She is truly an expert cosmetic nurse and has personally trained many of the cosmetic nurses in California.  She helped development many of the laser treatments that we use today.  Carolyn has an excellent eye for detail and wonderful hands. She has seen everything.  If you have a difficult problem or a special need, then Carolyn is the nurse you should see.

Dr. William H. Brown

Dr. Brown, earned his medical degree from St. Louis Medical School and continued his postgraduate in St. Louis. Dr. Brown has been practicing medicine over thirty years. He is Board Certified in Surgery and Board Certified in General Vascular Surgery. He became interested in lasers initially to aid in the treatment of varicose veins. His expertise now includes Laser Assisted Liposuction and Body Conturing, Coolsclupting, Varicose and Spider Veins, and Bioidentical Hormones. Over the years he treated over 30,000 patients. Dr. Brown is dedicated to deliver the highest quality of care possible