Advanced Laser Operator (ALO)
** Tuition and fees for the Advanced Laser Operator course are $850 and include all textbooks, supplies, and lunches during the course. This course is approved and regulated by the state of Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools (DPOS), and that they satisfy Colorado Rule 800.
This course covers in detail skin physiology (anatomy of skin), aesthetic laser safety and physics, patient assessment (client selection, contraindications, Fitzpatrick skin typing, and consultations), vessel ablation didactics, laser parameters and application, and tissue interaction (pre/post procedure).
Method of Instruction
This course will consist of 8 hours classroom instruction to include hands on with the Candela GentleMax Pro 1064 Nd:YAG
Assess skin type and determine proper laser treatment through consultation
Evaluate laser based technologies and determine applications based on client indication
Perform safe and effective laser/ light therapy procedures
Apply theory, science, and practice
Course Topics and Training Schedule
Classroom instruction to include: Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin, Laser Safety, Consultations (skin typing, contraindications, pre/post care), Vessel Ablation didactics, and Tissue Interaction.
9:00- 12:00 Review Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin, Laser Safety, and Consultations
1:00-6:00 Hands On (Tissue Interaction)
Textbooks and Required Tools or Supplies
Milady’s Aesthetician Series “Lasers and Light Therapy” Cengage Learning
GentleMax Pro laser, isopropyl alcohol, 4×4 gauze pads, facial cleanser, laser goggles, sunscreen (supplied by Grey’s Academy).