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Facial Redness

Facial redness is caused by dilated blood vessels. This may be related to skin type, sun damage or rosacea. Facial Redness can be aided by light based therapy (laser or intense pulse light (IPL) therapy)

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How Many Treatments Are Required? Four to six treatments may be required

Treatment Protocol will depend on severity of the facial redness.

Technology Used: Cuter Coolglide (ND YAG 1064), Laser Genesis (ND YAG 1064) and Intelligent Pulsed Light (Limelight IPL)

Vascular Factoid

Rosacea presents as facial flushing, persistent redness, dilated superficial blood vessels, inflammatory papules and pustules. Dilated blood vessels are best treated with laser and light-based therapies.

Alyria

Sun exposure can speed up the appearance of new vessels on the face. Adequate sun-protection (SPF 30 or higher) is absolutely necessary and can slow down the rate at which new vessels appear.