Laser Frequently Asked Questions

What does excel V™ treat?

A excel V™ treats nearly 20 unique aesthetic and dermatologic skin concerns.  The most common excel V™ treatments include rosacea, facial and leg veins, age/brown spots and acne scars.


What are the benefits of Excel V?

A For most procedures, Excel V provides quick treatments with best results within just a few days.  Most procedures take less than 15 minutes, but some may take up to 45 minutes.


How many treatments are required?

Many condition require only one to two treatment sessions.  The number of treatments will vary based on your condition.


Is the treatment painful?

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. 


Are there side effects? How much down time after treatment?

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 three to six 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 makeup and return to normal activities immediately.


What is the first step?

The way to begin is by scheduling a free consultation to discuss excel V™ treatment with one of the physicians at Hartsville Surgical Center.  Call 843-332-1099.


What is Laser Genesis?

Laser Genesis stimulates the skin’s natural process to reverse the signs of aging and sun damage and promote a vibrant, healthy looking complexion.


How does Laser Genesis work?

Micro-pulses of laser energy activate collagen remodeling to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and target unwanted brown spots and facial redness.  Although the individual treatment results are subtle, the overall effect of a treatment series can be quite dramatic. 


How many treatments are required?

A series of four to six Laser Genesis treatments are recommended to achieve an optimal outcome. 


Is Laser Genesis for me?

If you have been seeking a quick, no downtime procedure to gently improve your overall complexion, Laser Genesis is the treatment for you!


How do we begin?

Call Hartsville Surgical Center, LLC at 843-332-1099 to schedule your free consultation with a physician for Laser Genesis treatments.