Laser Genesis

Smoother, Younger Looking Skin

Halcyon Cosmetic is a trusted provider of Laser Genesis skin treatments to clients in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. Our clients come to us from other parts of Greater Vancouver, Burnaby and the Fraser Valley for our expertise, professionalism and customer service.

We use the Cutera Laser Genesis. Laser Genesis is a non-ablative and non-invasive laser that stimulates collagen production to promote healthier, younger looking skin with no down time. If you have considered laser skin rejuvenation, but don’t know where to begin, Laser Genesis is for you.

The Laser Genesis is a warm, comfortable laser treatment that is safe for all skin types. Although very comfortable, Laser Genesis is a skin rejuvenation treatment that treats deeply into the dermis to target:

  • Acne
  • Fine lines
  • Flushing and rosacea
  • Enlarged pores
  • Dilated blood vessels
  • Scars, and sun damage
If you’re unsure if Laser Genesis is right for you, please book a complimentary consultation.
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    Our Laser Genesis Technicians

    Jenna Naidu, Permanent Makeup
    Jenna Naidu

    Medical Aesthetician

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    Jenna Naidu is a licensed and accomplished medical aesthetician, laser technician and clinical instructor. She began her aesthetic career in 2006 with a dual diploma in both Aesthetics and Spa Therapy, which included massage and body care as well as skincare, lash and brow tinting, lash extensions, waxing, manicures and pedicures, and makeup artistry. READ MORE
    Nashina Merani, Aesthetics Manager, Health & Wellness
    Nashina Merani Miranda

    Protocols & Training

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    Nashina Merani Miranda is much more than a very experienced, knowledgeable, and loved Medical Aesthetician here at Halcyon Cosmetic Clinic. She is also a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor, Workshop Facilitator, Reiki Practitioner, Mom and Wife. READ MORE
    Hanna Cockburn, Medical Aesthetician
    Hanna Cockburn

    Medical Aesthetician & Permanent Makeup Artist

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    Hanna is a highly esteemed, internationally trained medical aesthetician and laser technician, hailing from the heart of Europe. With a commitment to excellence, she has made a significant impact on the world of aesthetics in the Lower Mainland. Her journey began in Ukraine, where she received comprehensive training and education, laying the foundation for her illustrious career. READ MORE
    Renata Licha, Medical Aesthetician
    Renata Licha

    Medical Aesthetician

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    Renata has been achieving skincare results with professional products and advanced skin and facial treatments for over 25 years! She was owner of her own practice in Europe for many years before moving to Vancouver, where she expanded her expertise with light and laser devices as well as targeted skin treatments. READ MORE

    Skin Laser FAQ

    What is Laser Genesis laser skin rejuvenation?

    Laser Genesis uses heat and a specific wavelength of laser to bypass the epidermal (outermost) layer of the skin and treat deeply into the dermis. Collagen production slows dramatically with age. Heat from the laser works to denature existing, damaged collagen and then triggers your skin to form healthy, new collagen for improved tone and texture.

    Are there different types of laser skin rejuvenation treatments?

    There are many, many lasers on the market, some of which come from reputable manufacturers and many that do not. There are also many devices marketed as “lasers” that are not true lasers (such as IPL). Our Laser Genesis is a true, 1064nm Nd:YAG, Class IV laser manufactured by Cutera, a company that manufactures medical devices and is highly respected by physicians and the medical community.

    Does Laser Genesis hurt?

    Laser Genesis is a very comfortable procedure and, as such, is a great introduction to laser skin treatments. The overall feeling of the procedure is a gentle warming of the skin although some clients, especially those with a lot of redness in their skin, will find the laser a little warmer. This is simply because there is more “target” present in the skin to absorb the laser energy.

    How long will my skin take to heal?

    Laser Genesis treatments require virtually no downtime although the skin may appear slightly pink immediately after treatment, especially sensitive skin. Pigmented lesions may also appear slightly darker. After all laser treatments you should be sure to protect your skin with a daily SPF of at least 30.

    How many laser skin rejuvenation treatments will I need?

    This depends on your goals and the response of your skin. In some instances just one treatment is effective, but generally a series of 3-8 treatments are required for optimal improvement. Treatments are spaced 4-8 weeks apart unless your goal is to minimize flushing or rosacea, laser treatments should be done 1-2 weeks apart.

    How long will the results last?

    Laser Genesis will stimulate collagen and elastin production to strengthen and thicken your own cellular matrix, so results are long-lasting, although your skin will continue to age.

    Can I combine laser skin rejuvenation with microneedling?

    YES! Combining overall skin rejuvenation with Laser Genesis while targeting problem areas more intensely with microneedling is a great, customized approach.

    Are there contraindications?

    Yes. We will not do laser skin treatments if you…

    • are under the age of 18
    • are pregnant or breastfeeding
    • have any raised moles, warts or lesions in the area to be treated
    • are on acne medication or have been in the last 6 months
    • have keloid or hypertrophic scarring
    • have vitiligo
    • are prone to hyperpigmentation

    How should I prepare for laser skin treatments?

    • No exfoliating skin care products on the area the week before your treatment, including Retinol
    • If you have ever had a cold sore and we are treating near your lips you should have a prescription antiviral, on hand.

    Do you ever refuse to do laser skin treatments?

    Yes. We reserve the right to refuse treatment for any reason.

    What payment methods do you accept?

    We  accept cash, major credit cards and e-transfer and yes, GST will be added to all prices.

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