Nordlys


4 timeless technologies for your practice:

SWT®(Selective Waveband Technology) IPL, Frax 1550, Frax 1940, and Nd:YAG 1064 nm

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What is Nordlys

Meet the increasing demand for aesthetic and dermatological procedures with a single multi-application platform.1,2

With 21 indications for use,1,2 the Nordlys system is configured with pre-set aesthetic and dermatologic treatments that have been developed and designed for over 20 years to meet your needs. The Nordlys system offers high ROI fractional non-ablative resurfacing capabilities for significant practice savings and it is quickly becoming a go-to platform for new and existing aesthetic practices.

How it works

The Nordlys system quartet of technologies includes:

SWT® IPL


Unique IPL with narrowband technology defined by dual filters and sub-millisecond pulses for exceptional skin rejuvenation* and vascular treatments, as well as hair removal.1

Frax 1550


Non-ablative fractional treatment for skin resurfacing2 with SoftCool for comfort during treatment.3

Frax 1940


For shallow resurfacing, reaching the epidermis and superficial dermis (up to 200 μm)3 with SoftCool for comfort during treatment.3

Nd:YAG 1064 nm


Designed to treat vascular lesions, including leg veins and port wine stains. Integrated SoftCool allows greater comfort during and after treatment.1-3

Applications
Frax 1550
  • Skin resurfacing
  • Coagulation of soft tissue
Frax 1940
  • Skin resurfacing
  • Coagulation of soft tissue
  • Benign pigmented lesions (including but not limited to lentigines (age spots), solar lentigines (sunspots), and ephelides (freckles) for Fitzpatrick Skin Types I-IV
Nd:YAG 1064
  • Leg vessels (0.1-3 mm in diameter)
  • Benign vascular lesions
  • Port wine stains
  • Venous lakes
  • Epidermal pigmented lesions
  • Clear nail (Onychomycosis)
  • Benign cutaneous lesions, such as warts
PL 400
  • Benign epidermal pigmented lesions (e.g., solar lentigines)
PR 530 / PRS 530 / VL 555 / VLS 555
  • Telangiectasias
  • Port wine stains
  • Benign pigmented lesions
  • Benign vascular lesions (e.g., Diffuse Redness)
  • Rosacea
  • Poikiloderma of Civatte
  • Inflammatory acne vulgaris (PR 530)
HR 600 / HRL 600/ HDR 645
  • Permanent hair reduction
Frax 1550
  • Non-ablative skin resurfacing
  • Acne scars
  • Surgical scars
  • Striae (Stretch marks)
Frax 1940
  • Skin resurfacing via coagulation of soft tissue
  • Actinic keratosis
Nd:YAG 1064
  • Facial telangiectasias
  • Leg vessels
  • Venous lakes
  • Port wine stains
  • Benign cutaneous warts
  • Onychomycosis (Clear nail)
PL 400
  • Epidermal pigmented lesions
PR 530 / PRS 530 / VL 555 / VLS 555
  • Photorejuvenation (Diffuse redness and pigment)
  • Rosacea
  • Poikiloderma of civatte
  • Vascular lesions (Telangiectasias – Face)
  • Port wine stains
PR 530 / PRS 530
  • Skin texture
  • Inflammatory acne vulgaris
  • PDT acne vulgaris
  • PDT photorejuvenation
HR 600 / HRL 600/ HDR 645
  • Hair removal
System Highlights

Advanced technology as the cornerstone of your practice


Nordlys provides your practice with 6 big advantages:

  1. Extensive treatment options: IPL and lasers.1-3
  2. Powerful sub-millisecond IPL pulses.1-3
  3. Quiet and ergonomic operation.3
  4. Guided treatments for a short learning curve.3
  5. Patient database for ease of use.3
  6. Remote assistance for service support.3

Designed for ultimate ease of use.


The Nordlys system’s clinical intelligence is designed to facilitate a quick learning curve. It has different treatment modes available for the user

  • Guided mode
  • Expert mode

As users become more adept, they can further customize treatment settings.3

Performance and Features

Work quietly in a comfortable environment3


  • User has a clear view of the treatment area
  • Device is very quiet in operation, providing a relaxed environment for both operator and the person being treated

Reliability matters3


  • Secure, Wi-Fi–enabled remote assistance
  • Diagnose and update your device (during or after working hours) for effective service support
  • Patient database allows you to build a patient record and review treatment history

Smart design3


  • Adjustable arm easily moves the screen and tray into the desired position
  • Switch settings or accessories without moving a step
  • Applicators have flexible cables to reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury
  • Accessories tray keeps glasses and gel close at hand
Treatment Results

Clinically proven results across indications.

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Before
After
Photos courtesy of: Guillermo Simón, MD
Condition: pigmented lesions
Treated with: Nordlys
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Before
After
Photos courtesy of: Sebastián Cintolesi, MD
Condition: skin rejuvenation
Treated with: Nordlys
nordlys-vascular-Agneta-Troilius-Rubin-MD
Before
After
Photos courtesy of: Agneta Troilius Rubin, MD
Condition: vascular conditions
Treated with: Nordlys
nordlys-vascular-Ellipse-Denmark
Before
After
Photos courtesy of: Candela
Condition: facial veins
Treated with: Nordlys
nordlys-vascular-Guillermo-Simón-MD
Before
After
Photos courtesy of: Guillermo Simón, MD
Condition: facial veins
Treated with: Nordlys
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Before
After
Photos courtesy of: Candela
Condition: rosacea / redness
Treated with: Nordlys
Light & Bright
Before
After
Photos courtesy of: Candela
Condition: Light & Bright
Treated with: Nordlys
Light & Bright
Before
After
Photos courtesy of: Candela
Condition: Light & Bright
Treated with: Nordlys
Key Benefits

Offer your patients the signature skin illuminating treatment, available exclusively through the Nordlys platform.

The Light & Bright treatment on the Nordlys system can reduce reds, tame browns, and smooth skin all in a single session. To learn more about the Nordlys platform and its Light & Bright treatment capabilities, contact your Candela product expert today!

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Testimonials

87% of physicians surveyed chose multi-application devices vs. single-application devices4


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System Specifications
SWT®
Type/Wavelength Band

HRD 645
(645-950 nm)

HR 600/HRL 600
(600-950 nm)

VL 555/VLS 555
(555-950 nm)

PR 530/PRS 530
(530-750 nm)

PL 400
(400-720 nm)

Fluence Range 2-26 J/cm2
Pulse Time 0.5-99.5 ms (depending on applicator)
Pulse Delay 1.5-600 ms
Number of Pulses 1-4
Duration of Pulse Train 0.5-700 ms
Spot Size

HR 600, HRD 645, VL 555, PR 530, PL 400
10 mm x 48 mm

HRL 600
18 mm x 48 mm

VLS 555, PRS 530
Hexagonal: 90 mm2

  Frax 1500™ Frax 1940™ Nd:YAG
Laser Wavelength 1550 nm 1940 nm 1064 nm
Fluence Range/Energy/MTZ 5-100 mJ 5-20 mJ 20-500 J/cm2
6-40 J/cm(Onychomycosis)
Pulse Duration 1-20 ms 1.5-20 ms 2.5-90 ms
0.3-0.9 ms (Onychomycosis)
Scan Width/Spot Sizes 4-12 mm 4-12 mm 1.5-5.0 mm
Skin Cooling SoftCool™ Integrated Air Cooling
Aiming Beam 650 nm 650 nm 650 nm
Cable 3.2 m with flexible joint for user comfort 1.75 m wif flexible joint for user comfort

 

Nordlys System Specifications
Features
Technologies SWT, Frax 1550, Frax 1940, Nd:YAG 1064
Connectors 2
Touch Screen 10"
Remote Assistance Yes
Accessories Tray Yes
Patient Database Yes
Guided Treatment Yes: select treatment, skin type, suntan, hair thickness, vessel size
User Modes Guided, Expert modes2
Console Specifications
Dimensions (D x W x H) 51 cm x 65 cm x 115 cm
(20" x 25.6" x 45")
Weight 128 lbs (58 kg)
Electrical Input Version 1: 100-120 VAC
Version II: 200-240 VAC
Frequency 50/60 Hz
Maximum Power Consumption Version I: 1300 VA
Version II: 2000 VA

Note: Not all applicators are cleared in all countries, ask your local Candela representative.

References
* As defined by improvement in pigmentation.
1. Ellipse Nordlys 510(k) clearance (K180406).
2. Ellipse Nordlys Frax 1940 510(k) clearance (K192951).
3. Nordlys User Manual, 2020.
4. Wizer. Global market research, July 2017. Candela, data on file.
5. Bjerring P, Christiansen K, Troilius A, Dierickx C. Facial photo rejuvenation using two different intense pulsed light (IPL) wavelength bands. Lasers Surg Med. 2004;34(2):120-126.
* As defined by improvement in pigmentation.
1. Nordlys, CE Mark.
2. Nordlys, Frax 1940 CE Mark.
3. Nordlys User Manual, 2020.
4. Wizer. Global market research, July 2017. Candela, data on file.
5. Bjerring P, Christiansen K, Troilius A, Dierickx C. Facial photo rejuvenation using two different intense pulsed light (IPL) wavelength bands. Lasers Surg Med. 2004;34(2):120-126.
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