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  • Laser genesis is a non-invasive procedure that uses a laser to gently heat the skin, resulting in the production of new skin cells and collagen.


  • Laser genesis is a safe procedure with minimal side effects.
  • Redness and slight swelling are the most common side effects.


  • Sometimes called a “lunch break procedure,” laser genesis takes just 30 minutes, and there’s no downtime.
  • It’s important to find a trained aesthetician or cosmetic dermatologist to perform the procedure.


  • Laser genesis typically costs between $275 and $400 a session, and you will need between three and six sessions for best results.


  • After one session, you will notice your skin looks brighter and more youthful, and your pores look smaller. For best results, you’ll need three to six treatments spaced two to three weeks apart.

Laser genesis is a non-invasive and comfortable procedure that uses a laser to gently heat the skin. It can help smooth the skin and reduce the look of fine lines, dark spots, and wrinkles. Typically, its primary use is to fade scarring, redness, and broken blood vessels, and improve the look of rosacea.

Laser genesis works for people of all ages and skin tones who want to reduce the appearance of fine lines or redness. Pregnant women should not get any laser treatments.

The cost of laser genesis will vary slightly depending on who is performing the procedure and where you live, but generally, it will cost between $275 and $400 a session. In most cases, you will need at least three to six treatments to see results, and then approximately every 12 months you’ll need an appointment to maintain results. Laser genesis is an elective cosmetic procedure, but because there’s no downtime required, you should not need to take time off from work to get it done.

Laser genesis works by heating the dermis directly under the skin; this stimulates collagen production, which plumps the skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

The heat from the laser can also constrict blood vessels, which helps fight redness and rosacea. It can also help treat acne and scarring.

Laser genesis is a quick procedure that’s typically done in under 30 minutes. It’s done by a highly trained aesthetician or a cosmetic dermatologist in an office.

The laser itself looks like a small wand that’s hooked up to a larger machine. You will wear goggles, and in some cases, your hair will be covered. The procedure itself is completely painless. You will feel light heat on the face, and some people say it’s pleasant, almost like sun on the face. You can drive yourself home.

Laser genesis is most commonly done on the face or neck, although the procedure is suitable anywhere on the body. Some will get laser genesis on the:

Laser genesis is considered a very low risk procedure. The most common side effect is redness after treatment that will typically clear on its own within a few days. If you’ve ever had a reaction to a laser of any type, consult with your doctor before a laser genesis treatment.

Recovery from laser genesis is minimal, and you should be able to resume normal activities immediately. You should see noticeable results within 3 to 4 weeks as the new collagen and skin cells created by laser genesis rise to the surface.

The best results will typically appear after three to six treatments, depending on the condition of your skin and what you’re looking to address, and you will likely need a maintenance procedure every year.

It can be helpful to see before and after photos from real people who’ve had laser genesis. Below you’ll find some before and after pictures from patients.

You don’t have to do much special preparation before laser genesis. Do not go tanning in the two weeks prior to your appointment and come to your appointment without makeup on and with clean, dry skin.


Fraxel and laser genesis are both laser treatments. Fraxel creates “micro-injuries” on the face that cause the skin to repair itself. It hurts more than laser genesis, but the results are similar.

Clear + Brilliant

Clear + Brilliant is a type of fraxel. It has fewer side effects than traditional fraxel.


Microneedling can be done at home or in an office. It’s done with a round tool that contains many small needles that prick the skin, causing it to repair itself with new skin cells.

Laser genesis should only ever be performed by a licensed aesthetician or a certified cosmetic dermatologist. You can always ask to speak to former clients or ask for a lead aesthetician.