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Cutera excel V+ Laser

The Cutera excel V is a laser treatment option offered by Dr. Yalamanchili that can safely and effectively treat a number of conditions on both men and women of all skin tones. While the Cutera Excel V+ laser is primarily known for treating vascular conditions, such as spider veins and broken capillaries, this laser can also treat benign pigmented lesions and sun-damaged areas. Keep reading to learn how the Excel V+ laser works and how this laser treatment option can help you to feel confident and beautiful in your skin again.

FACIAL REDNESS

a woman before and after 4 treatments of redness

AGE/SUN SPOTS

a face before and after redness treatment

LEG VEINS

before and after 2 treatments of redness

How does Excel V+ work?

The ultimate goal of laser treatment is to induce controlled damage to the affected blood vessels through destruction of hemoglobin (a protein found in red blood cells) while minimizing injury to adjacent structures. To accomplish this, the Excel V+ utilizes a long-pulsed Nd: YAG laser that targets and destroys the abnormal or damaged blood vessels responsible for the vascular condition. In fact, the Excel V+ is the only tunable laser system on the market that combines two ultra-precise wavelengths (532 nm and 1064 nm) in one device. After the body naturally eliminates these cells, the skin will return to its normal tone and texture.

eliminating-cells

Pricing

XLV - EXCEL V Per TX (treatment)
Rosacea
$200
Angiomas (red spots like moles)
$200 per session
Poikiloderma (red like rash)
$200
Venous Lakes ( veins on face- commonly on side of nose)
$100
Telangiectasia (dark blue spots -on lips, hands, face, ears)
$200
Freckles
$200
Age Spots
$200
EXL-V / Laser Genesis
Pigment, fine lines, collagen, redness
1 tx = $125
Package of 6 = $650
Vascular, pigment, and scarring
Per treatment session (30 min)
$200
Acne Treatment series
Once per month | $150
Package of 6 | $700
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MORE FAQ's

Excel V+ is the most advanced aesthetic technology that combines two powerfully precise lasers to target and eliminate vascular concerns (redness, unsightly veins) and benign pigmented lesions (age spots, sun spots, discoloration) on the face and body.

The two interchangeable handpieces give this device the flexibility to treat a wide range of conditions, from superficial and deep vascular conditions to benign pigmented lesions. The CoolView (532 nm/1064 nm) handpiece with sapphire cooling window is indicated for treatment of benign vascular, cutaneous, and pigmented lesions.

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The genesis V (1064 nm) non-ablative skin therapy handpiece is indicated for treatment of wrinkles, rosacea/diffuse redness, and scar reduction. Plus, the laser has an adjustable spot size, which makes it possible to treat both deep and superficial lesions. Dr. Krant will be able to easily custom-tailor each treatment session to fit your unique needs and goals.

The number of Excel V+ treatments needed will depend on various factors, including the size, thickness, and color of your vascular lesion. Superficial vascular lesions are typically easiest to treat and some patients may even notice significant improvement after just one treatment. However, on average it takes 2 to 3 treatments spaced 2 to 4 weeks apart to achieve the desired result.

Your treatment provider will select one of Excel V+’s two lasers and customize the treatment settings to target the color and depth of your skin concern. Most treatments are finished in just a few minutes.

For most procedures, Excel V+ provides quick treatments with best results within just a few days. Most procedures only take 5 to 10 minutes but some may take up to 45 minutes.

Excel V+ treatments can feel similar to a rubber band snapping against skin. Depending on the procedure, a cooled treatment tip will be in contact with the skin to protect and provide comfort to the area. A topical anesthetic may be available from your provider to improve your treatment experience.

Redness and/or swelling can be expected following treatment and will resolve within a few days. Treated brown spots will darken and slough off within 3 to 6 days. For full face treatments, swelling will peak 24 to 48 hours post treatment and usually resolves within a few days. Typically, you can wear make-up and return to normal activities immediately. Your provider may recommend a topical steroid to reduce swelling as needed.