Founded in 2007 by Alexander Muller in Oberhausen, Germany. Facilitas is one of the leading businesses in smoking cessation using Soft Laser Therapy. Due to the effectiveness of the treatment, growth has been beyond expectation.
The franchise network now includes 50 locations in 20 countries with more than 50 thousand successfully completed treatments. Due to the innovative nature of marrying acupuncture with laser treatments, Facilitas has attracted media attention in many countries aiding growth and brand awareness exponentially. The treatment is also back up by a double-blind study carried out at Middlesex University in 2008 by Kerr and Lowe which showed a 70% success rate using soft laser acupuncture to modify tobacco withdrawal
Facilitas promises to make you a non-smoker after one 90 minute visit. The session is broken down into three parts. Firstly a 30 minute professional consultation detailing the procedure and after-effects of the non-invasive treatment and an individual briefing on the roots of addiction. Next the 45-minute painless laser treatment session which stimulates acupuncture points in the ears – A free follow-up appointment is offered within the first 3 months should the treatment not work. Finally, a short 15 minute presentation giving tips on detoxifying, stress management and nutrition.