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Venous Lakes

Purple coloured dilated blood vessels usually on the lower lip.

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How Many Treatments Are Required:  Usually responds with one treatment although more than one session may be required.

How Effective Is Laser Treatment: Venous Lakes have been shown to have a great response to laser therapy

Technology used: Cutera Coolglide (ND YAG 1064)

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.