FDA approved Lasers

The above models are utilized on these premises.


Candela™ GentleLASE®, Cynosure™ Apogee Elite® and Cutera™ CoolGlide® technologies are medical grade lasers that are manufactured in America and are FDA approved. Velvet Effect Lasers only use Candela™, Cynosure™ and Cutera™ technologies, not IPLs.

The advanced technologies of Candela™ GentleLASE®, Cynosure™ Apogee Elite® and Cutera™ CoolGlide® lasers are recognized as one of the most efficient and effective laser systems in the current market.

The GentleLASE® of medical grade lasers, that emit optimal wavelengths of light which are selectively absorbed by melanin and hemoglobin. The machine can permanently remove hair by channeling the thermal energy of 755nm wavelength of light, which targets the hair follicle and dermis, delivering unmatched performance in permanent hair reduction.

Simultaneously, the surrounding skin is protected from thermal damage via the patented Dynamic Cooling Device (DCD) which prepares the skin for treatment by spraying the upper layers with a cooling burst of cryogen (ice) providing greater epidermal protection and patient comfort. The GentleLASE® treats lighter skin types quickly, comfortably and effectively.

Cynosure™ Apogee Elite® is a comprehensive hair removal and spider vein treatment system.  It is also an effective method for removing noncancerous colored lesions of the skin.  The revolutionary laser has an adjustable wavelengths of 755nm and 1064nm, allowing you to receive customized laser treatment for your skin and hair type.  Cynosure™ Apogee Elite® features the Smart Cool system, a double cooling technique, to maximize your comfort during your treatment session.

The Cutera™ CoolGlide® was designed to be the most outstanding laser hair removal system on the market for all skin types, from light to dark, including tanned patients. Its unique design, longer wavelength, and innovative cooling allow extremely effective, safe and permanent results.