South Charlotte General and Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgeon located in Charlotte, NC
More and more, doctors are turning to minimally invasive laser techniques to successfully address a host of conditions in the human body, avoiding the risks associated with more invasive surgeries. At South Charlotte General and Vascular Surgery in Charlotte, North Carolina, we offer CUTERA excel V™, to treat vascular and other skin problems successfully. To learn what this innovative laser therapy can do for you, call us now to schedule an appointment.
CUTERA excel V™ Q & A
What conditions does the excel V treat?
Our providers use the CUTERA’s excel V system because of its versatility in treating a wide variety of issues, some of which include:
- Varicose or spider veins
- Facial hyperpigmentation
- Venous lakes
- Port wine stains
- Facial veins
The laser therapy works on everything from vascular issues to unwanted hair, nail fungus, and scarring. If you have a concern about an issue that’s affecting your skin or your nails, ask our providers whether laser therapy is an appropriate solution.
How does the excel V work?
In the hands of a skilled practitioner like our providers, the excel V is highly effective in treating many vascular issues. With the laser instrument, our providers direct light energy beneath your skin to target the problem area. Your pigment or blood vessels absorb the heat from the laser, which destroys them, and then your body naturally disposes of the debris through its lymphatic system.
What makes laser therapy so advantageous is that it’s a noninvasive procedure that doesn’t damage the surface of your skin.
Are there any side effects of laser therapy?
Because the excel V therapy is noninvasive, there are very few side effects associated with the procedure. In fact, you may resume your normal activities immediately after each treatment. Depending on the extent and location of the treatment, you may experience some minor redness or swelling, which typically resolves itself in a few days.
How many laser treatments do I need?
The answer depends entirely on what you’d like to treat. For example, if you’d like to get rid of hyperpigmentation on your face, several 30-minute sessions should do the trick. If your problem is more extensive, such as widespread spider veins on your legs, you may require more sessions.
During your initial consultation, your provider will review your condition and your goals and comes up with an appropriate treatment plan and timeline. To learn more about this exciting laser technology, call South Charlotte General and Vascular Surgery to set up a consultation with our provider or book an appointment online.