Laser treatment with Ellipse Nordlys

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At Hough Green Clinic we have over 12 years of laser treatment experience as Chester's longest established independent beauty clinic. We are very proud to be able to offer you the latest laser and IPL treatments with our new Nordlys system which replaces the older Ellipse I2PL system.

  • Hair removal
  • Sun damage
  • Pigmentation
  • Rosacea
  • Facial thread veins
  • Spider naevus
  • Fungal nail infections
  • Leg veins
  • Poikiloderma of Civatte
  • Onychomycosis

What is Nordlys?

Nordlys is a groundbreaking new machine from Ellipse, using light and laser to get astonishing results, treating many different aesthetic and medical disorders of the skin and nails. With more than 5,000 systems around the world, Ellipse is known for its outstanding results and safety. All Ellipse treatments are clinically proven and documented for safety and effectiveness and with the introduction of Nordlys, Ellipse have once again pushed the limits for what is possible within just one system.

What can it treat?

Ellipse Selective Waveband Technology (SWT) systems are used to treat a wide range of skin and nail conditions, including removal of unwanted hair, vascular lesions, epidermal pigmented lesions, sun damage (photo damage) onycomychosis (nail fungus) and leg veins.

What is laser?

LASER is an acronym for light amplification stimulated be emitted radiation. A laser differs from other sources of light such as IPL because it emits light in parallel beams, using a single wavelength.

What is IPL?

IPL is an acronym for intense pulsed light and unlike laser, the light generated from IPL systems uses a broad spectrum or waveband of light. The short pulses of light are timed to heat up the target to the correct temperature without damaging the surrounding tissues.

Laser + IPL = SWT (selective waveband technology)

The waveband of light from Ellipse SWT is much narrower than a typical IPL so that it has both the correct penetration depth and the maximum absorption by the target (melanin in hair, pigment in the skin or haemoglobin in blood).

The Nordlys system has patented dual mode filtration, which ensures that the light contains only the wavelengths required to perform an effective treatment.

Clinically Proven, Safe and Effective

All Ellipse treatments are "peer reviewed" ie independently checked by leading specialists and published. They then get approval under the EU Medical Directive, before they are performed on your skin.

Ellipse currently have a 10 year study which was released in the 22nd World Dermatology congress, proving its permanency at 10 years post treatment.

No other laser or IPL system can make this claim.

Before and after

At Hough Green Clinic, we pride ourselves in giving our clients the very latest treatments and keeping up to date with regular training. We are celebrating our 30th year in the beauty industry and we have over 12 year’s experience with Ellipse IPL treatments.


Treatment Price
Skin treatments such as Acne Management, Facial Thread Veins, Skin Rejuvenation, Rosacea, Pigmentation, Leg Veins, Nail Fungus, Vascular Lesions, Port Wine Stains, Warts and Verrucae, Age Defence, Poikiloderma of Civatte Starting from £50
Lip £25
Lip and Chin £45
Full Face £60
Nipples £40
Navel £45
Ankle to Knee £120
Full Leg £240
Arms £90
Underarms £45
Arms including shoulders £110
Back £150
Chest £130
Basic bikini £50
Hollywood/Brazillian £80

More information

Visit the Ellipse website for further information on what this machine is capable of.

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For more details and prices for the treatment you require either get in touch via our contact form or call 01244 680 414.

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