Cutera Announces Global Commercial Launch Of the excel V+® the Next Generation Laser Platform

Developed in Collaboration with Leading Dermatologists, For Indications in Vascular, Skin and Pigmentation Treatments

Brisbane, California, UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the eve of the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Conference, Cutera, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUTR), (“Cutera” or the “Company”), announces the launch of its best-in-class excel V+ laser platform.  The excel V+ is a technological advancement that includes 50% more power and treatment speed, optimized delivery systems and parameters for unparalleled precision in treating vascular lesions and pigmentation concerns.

The excel V+ represents a significant leap forward in the Company’s current excel V laser platform, widely recognized among dermatologists for its engineering excellence as a best-in-class platform for the treatment of dermatologic issues such as rosacea, poikiloderma, leg veins, skin pigmentation and acne scars. The advancements of the excel V+ include:

  • Fully-integrated 532/+ 1064 nm wavelengths, with the addition of ‘Green Genesis’ a micro-pulsed 532 nm procedure
  • 50% more power with the 532 nm wavelength
  • Large spot sizes up to 16 mm for 2X faster treatments
  • New ‘Dermastat’ tracing handpiece to quickly treat small vascular and pigmented lesions on the face and body

Dr. E. Vic Ross, world-renowned dermatologist practicing at Scripps Clinic, San Diego, CA stated, “I am very pleased to have collaborated with Cutera’s R&D team on the development of the excel V+.  The technological advancements of the new laser enhance an already best-in-class platform. The new capabilities will transform the experience of my patients. The advancement of the technology means I will be able to treat veins and vascular lesions and skin pigmentation more efficiently, precisely, and with improved results.” 

Market data demonstrates a large demand for these vascular and pigmentation treatments:

  • 415M people suffer from rosacea1
  • 84% of the population have spider veins2
  • 40% of the population suffer from pigment concerns3
  • Skin rejuvenation ranks in the top 10 of non surgical aesthetic procedures4

"The American Acadamy of Dermatologist is the largest and most influential dermatology group in the US, and we are thrilled to once again choose the AAD’s annual meeting to unveil the latest Cutera innovation.  The launch of the excel V+ marks another milestone for Cutera's goals in providing best-in-class aesthetics technology for providers worldwide. We are proud to be at the forefront of these innovations over the past twenty years, and will continue to develop clinical advancements in laser and light-based technology that provide the best in patient care,” said Jason Richey, COO and Interim CEO of Cutera.

Cutera will also be conducting live demonstrations of its extremely popular body sculpting device, truSculpt iD at AAD.  The Company will also host twelve leading dermatologists in their AAD booth #1501, who will share valuable insights on the latest trends in aesthetics treatments and technology. 

About Cutera, Inc.

Brisbane, California-based Cutera is a leading provider of laser and other energy-based aesthetic systems for practitioners worldwide. Since 1998, Cutera has been developing innovative, easy-to-use products that enable physicians and other qualified practitioners to offer safe and effective aesthetic treatments to their patients. For more information, call 1-888-4CUTERA or visit

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Tanya Rodante
Director, Marketing Communications