Excel V+ Laser Genesis is a laser treatment that reaches the deepest layers of the skin to stimulate collagen production and elastin formation. Laser Genesis is a safe and non-invasive treatment that tightens the skin. The Excel V+ Laser Genesis is one of the most advanced laser technologies on the market for skin tightening.
At FCP Dermatology, we are fortunate to have the top laser technicians in North America at our clinic. In addition, all treatments are supervised and overseen by our Double Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Kristy Bailey.
Laser Genesis skin tightening is an innovative technology that uses a very stable neodymium-yag (Nd:YAG) laser to allow multiple pulses per second at a high energy level. The treatment feels like a warm heat sensation on the skin. The heat generated in the deep layers of the skin stimulates collagen production to tighten the skin and shrink oil glands and pores. In general, 4 sessions are recommended, in intervals of 4 weeks. After the 4 treatments, many patients opt to do Laser Genesis once a season to keep the skin tight, and continually stimulate collagen production.
It is a non-invasive, quick, and painless procedure. The skin is not damaged. In fact, it will produce an immediate effect of a youthful glow. Since the laser targets the deep layers of the skin it is safe for all skin types.
The changes begin to be noticed after 3 weeks. The collagen production and skin tightening will continue to occur for 9 to 12 months after treatment ends. The ideal treatment area is on the face and neck. Although, it can be done anywhere on the body.
Laser Genesis is a non-invasive technology developed to revitalize and tighten your skin. A firmer, healthier, and more youthful complexion will finally be within your reach.
During the procedure, the specialized Laser Genesis Skin Tightening handpiece is placed over the skin surface. It applies gentle heat to the dermis and stimulates the return of depleted collagen. Unlike radiofrequency skin tightening, Laser Genesis Skin Tightening does not have the potential to damage the underlying fat structures in your face.
Before the procedure – In preparation for your treatment, you are required to discontinue the use of any active acids (ie. Glycolic, Salicylic, Retinols etc.) for a minimum of 3 days pre-treatment. It is also required that you avoid direct sun exposure and limit tanning for 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after your laser treatment.
During the procedure – Laser Genesis Skin Tightening sessions usually last 20 to 30 minutes depending on the size and surface to be treated. You will feel a warm sensation on the skin and the treatment is painless.
After the procedure – Your skin will have a healthy glow and possibly some mild redness (which will subside within a few hours). It is required that you avoid using any active acids (ie. Glycolic, Salicylic, Retinols etc.) for a minimum of 3 days post treatment. Avoid direct sun exposure and protect your treated skin by applying SPF daily.
People who have the following diagnoses and/or conditions should not get a Laser Genesis Skin Tightening treatment: Pregnancy, Accutane, Epilepsy, Patients undergoing skin cancer treatment, Vitiligo, Melasma, Active herpes, Open wounds in the area to be treated, Diabetes.
Can Laser Genesis Skin Tightening be combined with other aesthetic treatments?
Laser Genesis Skin Tightening works very well in combination with other therapies such as Excel V+, Microneedling, Hydrafacial etc. Our Double-Board Certified Dermatologist and skin experts will determine if a multifaceted approach is best to reach your desired results.
It is used to treat:
- Fine lines: aides in the stimulation of new collagen which provides skin firmness, elasticity, and hydration. The skin develops a smoother appearance with fine lines becoming less visible.
- Skin tightening: the collagen production allows face and neck skin to be tightened.
- Enlarged pores: it reduces enlarged pores, improving the appearance and quality of the skin.
- Acne: its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effect improves active acne, as well as reduces post inflammatory erythema that may remain after acne.
- Hyperpigmentation: it reduces the appearance of sun damage and evens out the skin tone.
No, this laser treatment does not require any downtime. Patients will leave with an immediate glow and can immediately return to normal activities.
Laser Genesis Skin Tightening can be applied on any skin type, as well as oily, dry or mixed skin.
The laser penetrates the deep layers of the skin without damaging the skin’s surface. Therefore, the treatment can be performed at any time of the year.
Laser Genesis Skin Tightening is a painless procedure. It is not necessary to use injected local anesthesia or any topical anesthetic creams since you will only experience a subtle and pleasant warm sensation while you have your Laser Genesis Skin Tightening treatment.
After your treatment, it is recommended to not have direct sun exposure on the treated skin and apply SPF daily.
A slight redness may appear on the treated skin due to the heat, but it will subside within a few hours post-treatment. Unlike radiofrequency skin tightening, Laser Genesis Skin Tightening does not have the potential to damage the underlying fat structures in your face.
The ideal treatment area is on the face and neck. Although, it can be done anywhere on the body.
No, men can also have the treatment performed and will enjoy all the same benefits of the procedure. It is required that the areas to be treated are completely shaven with no visible hair growth on the surface.
Laser Genesis Skin Tightening an aesthetic/cosmetic medical treatment, it is not covered by medical insurance.
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