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excel v laser

The award winning excel V™ is the only tunable laser system on the market that combines two ultra-precise, best-in-class laser wavelengths (532/1064 nm) in one device. Delivering precision treatment parameters with unmatched versatility, excel V has the flexibility to treat any case, from superficial and deep vascular conditions to benign pigmented lesions.

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The Cutera Excel V is effective at treating a number of conditions on men and women of all skin tones. 

 

The laser treats:

  • Blue veins around the eyes 

  • Blue, red or purple spider veins of the face and legs 

  • Benign pigmented lesions and sun-damaged areas of skin that are tan or brown.

  • Redness associated with Rosacea

  • Poikiloderma of Civatte (Neck redness)

  • Bruising post trauma/ surgery/injecting

  • Red/ Brown Birthmarks

  • Skin texture and quality

  • Facial and body scarring

What is the Excel V Laser?

With the most advanced technology, a unique design, and a longer wavelength, the Excel V Laser safely and effectively treats a broad range of vessels from tiny spider veins to deep blue reticular veins quickly, safely, and effectively. Patients with dark, light or tanned skin can experience outstanding results.

How does the Excel V Laser work?

The laser delivers pulses of light energy which cause the blood within the vein to coagulate, eventually destroying the vessel which is later reabsorbed by your body. Blood flow will then be redirected to veins deeper below your skin’s surface, where it should be.

Will Excel V Laser be suitable for all leg veins?

Depending on the type, size and color of the spider and reticular veins being treated, Medical Skin and Laser Australia will will able to advise whether Excel V is suitable for you. The laser will not be able to remove the larger deeper veins in the legs that are often palpable. It is designed to address superficial finer veins. 

What does a Excel V Laser treatment feel like?

Patients describe the treatment as feeling like a stinging sensation as the pulses of energy are delivered. To minimize discomfort, the Excel V uses a proprietary cooling mechanism. Following the treatment, pain is minimal to non-existent.

How long does a Excel V Laser treatment take?

Depending on what is being treated, the treatment may take between 10-45 minutes.

What is the downtime?

There can be an initial period of redness, swelling, or bruising, which is always temporary and dissipates over time. Most people recover over 48 hours.

When will I see results?

Most patients find that the treated area shows a significant improvement within 2-6 weeks of treatment.  Your final results might not be apparent for several months.

What do I need to know before my first Excel V treatment?

We recommend wearing compression stockings for 48 hours after spider vein treatment and/or refraining from activities that pump blood to the lower legs, such as hiking, biking, or treadmill.