Cutera Announces CE Mark Approval for Its Excel V Laser System

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

BRISBANE, Calif., May 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cutera, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUTR), a leading worldwide provider of laser and other energy-based aesthetic systems for practitioners worldwide, today announced its CE Mark approval and European launch of the Excel V laser system. The Excel V laser system is a next-generation vascular workstation designed specifically for the core market of dermatologists and plastic surgeons.

Kevin Connors, President and CEO of Cutera, said, "We are pleased with the recent CE Mark approval and are excited to be able to commence our launch of the Excel V vascular laser to the European market."

"The Excel V has received strong interest among the dermatology community since its launch at the American Academy of Dermatology in February. The combination of new high-power green technology, with Cutera's Nd:YAG laser, provides the practitioner the ability to treat the full spectrum of vascular conditions, both superficial and deep. This is very important because vascular treatments are the cornerstone of a laser dermatologist's practice."

About Cutera, Inc.

Brisbane, California-based Cutera is a leading provider of laser and light-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 .

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Specifically, statements concerning the features and effectiveness of Cutera's new product, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and may be affected by various factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements and those other factors described in the section entitled, "Risk Factors," in Cutera's most recent Form 10-Q as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 2, 2011. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. Cutera undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date they were made, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

CONTACT: Cutera, Inc. Ron Santilli Chief Financial Officer 415-657-5500 Investor Relations John Mills Integrated Corporate Relations, Inc. 310-954-1100