In 1993, we had our Q-switched tattoo removal laser adapted to emulate parameters used in American hair removal trials and in January 1994, we launched our laser hair removal service. One of the very first in the country. What we quickly discovered was that while the laser was effective as a hair removal device, it was also limited, being very slow and suitable only for the very palest skin.
So, in 1995, we bought the first Alexandrite laser to be sold in the UK but were still limited to pale skin types (Alexandrite lasers depigment darker skin). In 1996, we bought the first laser (Lightsheer Diode) able to treat dark skin types, more recently converting to Nd:YAG lasers for their better response.
Over the years, we have had 8 different hair removal devices working at the clinic, upgrading equipment to keep up with technological advances and now operate a new Candela Alexandrite laser and a Cynosure Nd:YAG laser for darker skin-types. This equipment costs around £50,000 each and needs replacing every 3-4 years – that is quite an investment and partially explains why Mapperley Park charges premium prices, for it is simple enough to buy a £500 device from Boots or on-line but, if these systems worked to our standards, we would spend the £500 rather than the £50,000.
We are also one of the most expert laser users in the UK. Not only do we deliver laser treatments (over 30,000 hair removal procedures) but we train and qualify other laser practitioners through our internationally recognised BTEC laser qualifications. So, if you are happy to pay the small premium to access the most expert of providers using the very best equipment, come and talk to Mapperley Park.
Special 20th Anniversary offer
While traditionally we don’t discount, we are always prepared to offer our very best rates to those that are prepared to commit to a course of treatment – in our experience, those judging the results of a course of treatments are more realistic than those who try to assess results treatment by treatment and we reflect this trust in the very best rates.
Until the end of January 2014, we are prepared to deliver 8 treatment sessions for the cost of 5. Please visit our Special Offers page for more details.
Even better, by entering a continuous credit agreement with us, you don’t even need to pay up-front – we will charge your debit/credit card as you receive your treatments so that you get the best of all worlds. The very best of treatments at the very best rate with no interest to pay. For more information visit Mapperley Park Clinic Payment Options.
 Allowing long-pulsed (millisecond) delivery