About Us

We are committed to providing you with the highest quality of care and unsurpassed service with excellent cosmetic results at affordable prices. We offer CareCredit to patients who would like to participate.

We are  a leading provider of Botox, Fraxel Skin Rejuvenation, Juvéderm and Voluma-XC Cosmetic Fillers, PRP, Laser Hair Removal, Isolaz Acne Treatment, Microdermabrasion, HydraFacials, Skinceuticals and Fat Transfers.

We also provide treatment for Migraine Headaches by the use of Botox Therapy. Genesis Cosmetic Laser Center also treats severe underarm sweating (hyperhidrosis) by the use of Smart Lipo.

odell_newEdward O’Dell, M.D., FACOG

Dr. B. Edward O’Dell is the medical director and co-founder of Genesis Cosmetic Laser Center.  He is also the developer of our exclusive Signature Lipo-Sculpting offered only at our center.  Dr. O’Dell earned his M.D. degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1981 and did his internship and residency at the Medical College of Georgia where he was on the ground floor of the use of lasers in medicine.

After moving to Florence in 1985 he was instrumental in getting both hospitals in town to purchase their first medical lasers in 1986.  He was also the first physician in Florence to use lasers in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and spearheaded advancements locally as new technology became available.  Upon founding Genesis Dr. O’Dell has had the opportunity to further expand the cosmetic laser offerings to his patients as new products evolve.

For the last several years Dr. O’Dell has become the top injector for Botox and Juvederm fillers in Northeastern South Carolina and continues to expand those offerings with new and innovative products and techniques from Allergan and other companies.

Since founding Genesis Dr. O’Dell has developed an exclusive overlap of three lipo techniques into one procedure he calls Genesis Signature Lipo-Sculpting.  Instead of merely doing liposuction or only using a laser with the lipo, the three techniques he uses compliment one another to give a more outstanding result.  Simply put it is a combination of ultrasonic Vaser Lipo, Laser Lipo and a suctioning method called Tickle Lipo that come together for a better result with more fat permanently removed.

Dr. O’Dell is a fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member in the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons as well as the American College of Cosmetic Physicians.  He has worked with many of the leading Cosmetic physicians and surgeons in Miami, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Dallas and California.  In addition he also teaches liposuction and fat grafting at the Genesis Center in Florence.

Dr. O’Dell resides in Florence with his wife and family.


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Mary Daniels, LRC-CMA

Mary is co-founder of Genesis Cosmetic Laser Center and she has over thirty years experience in her field of expertise. She is known as the expert in the field of laser physics, practices with lasers and light-based therapies. Mary has more experience in Fraxel® technology than anyone else in South Carolina.

Her knowledge of lasers is so well regarded, she is sought after by physicians as a consultant on how they should set up their laser practices, and advises them on which lasers would best suit their needs. Mary has often been asked to interview estheticians for physicians, and give her expert opinion on whom would be the best suitable candidate for their aesthetic practice.

Mary is a Medical Esthetician and holds a Masters Certification in Laser Technology, a Certified Laser Instructor and a Certified Dermatician. She has been training and certifying physicians, nurses and estheticians for more than nineteen years in laser physics, safety protocols and clinical hands-on applications.

Mary has appeared on several television shows in the local area, speaking on such topics as laser regulations, photo rejuvenation, laser hair removal, photo facials, microdermabrasions and chemical peels. Mary also has been asked on several occasions to speak at esthetic colleges and technical colleges on the topics of laser treatments and medical aesthetics.

Mary genuinely loves to educate her clients so they are better equipped to choose the procedure that best meets their needs.

Certifications:

  • Medical Esthetician
  • Laser Instructor- Holding a Master Certification in Laser Technology
  • Certified Advanced Medical Aesthetics
  • Certified Clinical Educator
  • Certified in Thermage
  • Certified Endermology Technician
  • Certified in ISOLAZ™ Acne Therapy
  • Certified Hydradermabrasion Technician
  • Certified Derma-technician
  • Certified Photo Derm VL/PL
  • Certified Versa Pulse V Laser
  • Certified IPL Quantum SR/DL
  • Certified on Cynosure Lasers
  • Certified Advanced Training in Fraxel re:pair™, Fraxel re:store™ & Fraxel DUAL™
  • Certified Light Sheer Diode Lasers

pic_youngAshley Young, LE

Ashley is a very gifted Licensed Esthetician. Everyone enjoys her sweet spirit and gentle touch. She is an experienced Laser Technician and enjoys her laser hair removal patients.

Ashley is a very genuine, caring, and compassionate young woman and we are truly blessed to have her as part of our experienced team.

 


b_reamesBrittany Reames, LE

We are honored to have Brittany Reames join our Esthetic team. She is highly skilled and knowledgeable in Esthetics and Laser Physics. Everyone loves her kind, giving spirit.

Brittany takes pride in giving her clients a relaxed atmosphere and exceptional care. Come experience the Masters’ touch and walk away with an awesome glow!


pic_mcdaniel2Renee McDaniel, Patient Coordinator

Renee is one of the cheerful voices you will hear on the phone, and a face you will see when you enter Genesis Cosmetic Laser Center. Renee will assist you in scheduling a complimentary consultation and answer any questions you may have concerning your appointments. She is very friendly, highly motivated, and will work to make your every contact with our office enjoyable. Renee loves to interact with our patients and will assist you with coordinating convenient appointment times to meet your needs.

She is a great asset to our company and we are honored to have her as part of our team.


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Joyce Adams, Patient Coordinator

Joyce is one of the cheerful voices you will hear on the phone, and a face you will see when you enter Genesis Cosmetic Laser Center. Joyce will assist you in scheduling a complimentary consultation and answer any questions you may have concerning your appointments. She is very friendly, highly motivated, and will work to make your every contact with our office enjoyable. Joyce loves to interact with our patients and will assist you with coordinating convenient appointment times to meet your needs.

She is a great asset to our company and we are honored to have her as part of our team.

We offer a complimentary consultation to address your individual needs and treatment options. Call Genesis Cosmetic Laser Center at (843) 669-2220 today and let us design a personalized program to fit your needs. To send us an email, go to the CONTACT page and we will be in touch.