Our Services

The purpose of this clinic is to treat skin lesions, skin problems and other conditions such as snoring, leg veins and hair removal, with the help of sophisticated technology and procedures, in a non-hospital environment. Our staff of fully trained medical professionals will provide you with the highest standard of care.

We offer a full range of reliable services including: skin resurfacing and rejuvenation, tattoo removal, treatment of port wine stains, laser hair removal, facial injections, body contouring, spider veins of the face and legs. Additionally, we provide treatment for moles, skin tags, age spots and freckles, as well as snoring, nasal and tonsil obstruction.

The Arbutus Laser Centre is a state-of-the-art laser and skin surgery facility located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Established in 1991, our centre is the first of its kind in B.C. The centre has been in the forefront in B.C., providing the first or among the first:

  • pulsed dye laser for the treatment of vascular lesions and birthmarks (1992)
  • ruby laser for the treatment of tattoos and pigmented lesions (1992)
  • laser for the treatment of snoring
  • pulsed CO2 laser and Erbium:YAG lasers for facial resurfacing of wrinkles and acne scarring
  • lasers for permanent hair removal (1996)
  • sclerolaser for the treatment of leg veins
  • Power Peel microdermabrasion system
  • Fotofacial IPL/laser for facial photorejuvenation
  • Otolam technology for the treatment of ear infections and chronic fluid without general anaesthesia
  • Smooth Beam (S-Beam) for the treatment of wrinkles and acne
  • Aurora (RFL) for the treatment of unwanted hair and photo damage
  • Polaris for treatment of wrinkles and skin laxity
  • Gemini  and Excel-V  KTP/long-pulsed YAG lasers for vascular lesions of the face and legs
  • Thermage for skin tightening (2003) and the latest version, Thermage CPT
  • Fraxel laser, Pearl laser, and Fraxel C02 (repair) laser for skin resurfacing and renewal. (2006)
  • Velasmooth for the treatment of cellulite and tighening (2006) and the latest Velashape III (2014)
  • Coolsculpting for the treatment of body fat reduction (2010)
  • Clear and Brilliant for the treatment of skin resurfacing (2012)
  • Ultrashape for the treatment of body fat reduction (2015)
  • Venus Viva and Venus Freeze for the treatment of skin resurfacing/ renewal and skin firming (2015)
  • PicoWay Laser for the treatment of Tattoo and pigmentation removal (2016)
  • ThermiRF for the treatment of skin tightening  and vaginal rejuventation such as mild stress incontinence, vaginal laxity, orgasmic dysfunction and atrophic vaginitis (vaginal dryness)- (2017)

The Centre is located in Kitsilano close to downtown Vancouver and beautiful Granville Island, and is fully accredited by the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons as a Non-Hospital Surgical Facility.