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Cutera Excel V Laser Treatment Sherman Oaks

Cutera Excel V is an extremely precise laser used to treat both deep and surface vascular conditions and bruises, as well as pigmented skin lesions. The laser can help restore the skin’s youthful shine and look by smoothing out uneven texture caused by aging, UV damage, or scars.

If you are looking for an effective way to address skin problems and other cosmetic concerns, the modern Cutera Laser at Cosmetic Injectables Center might be the one. It eliminates undesired broken capillaries, enhances skin, repairs bulging veins, and addresses other flaws.

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What is Cutera Excel V?

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Cutera is a cutting-edge technology laser that promotes vibrant and healthy-looking skin in both men and women. This small handheld device is waved over the affected area. By emitting waves of energy, this laser beam reduces the appearance of vessels, veins, cherry hemangiomas, broken capillaries, bruises, and problems with pigmentation.  The additional handpiece for Lasergenesis can also treat wrinkles and skin irregularities such as acne and pores by strategic heat delivery with designed pulsation. The pulsation happens in the appropriate layer and it stimulates collagen, dismantles bacteria, and discharges related to acne.

You may obtain young, glowing skin by addressing diseases usually connected with early symptoms of aging and sun damage such as blood vessels, rosacea, facial veins, red stretch marks, red acne scars, angiomas (vascular moles), and warts.

Cutera Excel V Benefits

The Cutera laser uses technology that promotes skin flexibility and renewal by targeting the targeted vasculature such as veins, broken capillaries, and red marks, and stimulating the synthesis of new collagen through its Lasergenesis handpiece, AKA laser facial.  A successful procedure with the Cutera laser, in combination with a healthy lifestyle, can produce desirable results that will last for years to come.

What Results to Expect:

  • Treating Veins Around the Eyes and Legs: Citera laser was FDA-approved for the treatment Fo peri-orbital veins (around the eyes) as well as broken capillaries, red spots, and veins on the body such as legs. 
  • Skin Rejuvenation: Cutera laser treatments can help to rejuvenate the skin and improve skin tone associated with aging and sun damage, especially with the use of the Laser genesis handpiece, AKA Laser Facial. ;
  • Treating Rosacea: Cutera has been proven to reduce redness and excess vascularities associated with rosacea by gently heating the upper dermis well below your skin’s surface.
  • Treating Port Wine Stains: The laser targets the hemoglobin within blood vessels, heating them without damaging the surrounding skin, reducing the appearance of port wine stains permanently.
  • Minimal Downtime: The slight redness only stays for a few minutes or hours.

How Long Will Results Last?

Generally, a total of three treatments is necessary to reach effective results. While most results from Cutera Excel V are permanent, repeat treatments may be necessary as soon as between 6 and 12 months as the skin produces more vessels and pigmentations. This can vary from patient to patient depending on their lifestyle and their body’s propensity to grow additional lesions.

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How Cutera Excel V Works

For the best results, 2-3 treatments are usually required. The Cutera laser treatments are very comfortable and relaxing. Continue reading to learn more about the whole treatment process.

Before & Preparation

Before the procedure, it’s important to follow the guidelines from your healthcare practitioner in order to avoid risks.

  • Schedule a consultation with our skilled healthcare experts to explore your individual goals;
  • Your healthcare practitioner will examine your skin to see if Cutera laser therapy is right for you.
  • For some laser settings that are determined during your consultation, you should avoid sun exposure or tanning prior to the first procedure for at least 3-4 weeks as it may risk developing a burn or scarring. 
  • Avoid certain skincare products that can make your skin sensitive in the days leading to your procedure such as products containing tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, hydroquinone, and glycolic/salicylic acid;
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During the Procedure

  • The treatment area will be cleaned and prepared for the process.
  • The Cutera laser will be used to gently heat the top dermis, promoting collagen renewal and targeting particular issues including veins, broken capillaries, angiomas, wrinkles, redness, fine lines, and scars.
  • Micro-pulses of laser energy will gently heat the different levels of the skin, giving a snapping rubber band sensation, while surface skin is kept cold and comfortable with a proprietary low-temperature glass lens. 
  • Additional heat may be created to target dilated capillaries, lowering redness and enhancing skin look.

The procedure’s duration varies, but it usually takes between 5 and 30 minutes, depending on the region being treated.

Aftercare & Recovery

  • Swelling and redness are frequent and transitory side effects that can appear post-procedure;
  • Pigments may turn brown and slough off over several days. Do not rub the pigmentation off. 
  • To achieve the best outcomes, stick to a skincare regimen advised by your doctor;
  • Follow-up sessions should be scheduled to monitor your progress and resolve any concerns;
  • Avoid high-impact activity for 3-5 days (leg vein treatment only) and wear tight spandex to assist in maintaining the collapse of the veins and preventing them from reopening.  
  • Avoid sun exposure, saunas, hot tubs, etc for 1 – 2 weeks to prevent dilation and re-opening of the veins.
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Treatment Areas

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Cutera laser can treat any area of the body where certain conditions like rosacea, unsightly veins, and port wine stains occur. That includes:

  • Rosacea
  • Port Wine Stains
  • Facial Veins
  • Leg Veins
  • Freckles
  • Age Spots
  • Skin Tags
  • Acne Scars
  • Wrinkles
  • Warts
  • Scar Reduction

Side Effects & Risks

The Cutera laser is mostly effective with minimal side effects. However, there still lies a potential for side effects post-treatment:

  • Redness and Swelling of The Treated Area;
  • Itching;
  • Burning, and Temporary Lightening in treated areas
  • Sloughing off of targeted pigmentations;
  • Darkening Of The Skin in traded areas
  • Scarring;
  • Infection;
  • Bruising;
  • Slight Pain At the Treatment Area;
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Cutera Excel V FAQs

How long does Cutera laser take to work?

While sometimes immediate, it usually takes 2-6 weeks post-treatment for treated veins to be uptaken and discarded by the body.  Slight redness and swelling are common immediately after treatment and normally go away within a few hours.

What are the side effects of the Cutera?

Common side effects of the Cutera treatments include redness, swelling, mild discomfort, itching, scabbing, and skin discoloration. These side effects usually go away in one or two days. You can resume your normal activities immediately following the treatment.

How do I prepare for Cutera laser?

Avoiding sun exposure and tanning prior to the procedure is a good starting point for preparation. Avoid certain skincare products that can have a sensitizing effect such as products containing tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, and glycolic/salicylic acid.

What are the benefits of Cutera Laser?

Cutera laser treatments can help to expedite the resolution of bruises after an injectable procedure. It can also treat veins, broken capillaries, red spots, and rosacea. Additionally, it can rejuvenate the skin, and improve skin tone associated with aging and sun damage. It has been proven to produce new collagens, especially with the Laserfenesis handpiece.

Is Cutera laser effective?

Yes, the Cutera laser has been proven to treat veins and broken capillaries permanently. However, the body can grow more vessels over time, and hence repeat treatment may be necessary.

Is Cutera laser safe?

When performed by trained healthcare experts, Cutera laser treatments are usually regarded as safe. Always follow your healthcare provider’s instructions for safe and effective therapy.

Is Cutera laser painful?

No. The Cutera laser procedure has minimal discomfort due to its proprietary cooling lens piece which helps to numb the skin before each laser discharge. You may experience a slight rubberband-type snapping or warming sensations that are well-tolerated. Most do not require any type of numbing creams.

How does Cutera work?

Cutera laser works by releasing a 1064 or 532 laser wavelength depending on its settings, which is specific for vascular targets. Once the vein or broken capillary absorbs the laser, it collapses and the body breaks it down into smaller pieces for uptake and discarding. The laser genesis handpiece releases a 1064 wavelength in a proprietary manner that stimulates collagen growth, reduces pores, tightens skin, and reduces wrinkles.

What type of laser is Cutera?

Cutera laser releases a 1064 or 532-wavelength pulse which targets vessels, red spots, veins, broken capillaries, rosacea, cherry hemangiomas, and pigments depending on different settings. Its 1064 laser can also be released in a proprietary manner as Lasergenesis, AKA laser facial, that can stimulate collagen production for skin rejuvenation.

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