Facial Veins & RednessELEGANCE MEDICAL AESTHETICS
About Laser Treatment for Facial Veins and Redness
Laser therapy can help to diminish unwanted rosacea and facial veins. While some results will be seen after just 1 session, most will require 2-3 treatments spaced 1 month apart. The dual wavelength laser targets the tiny capillaries on the face causing them to collapse and dissapear. This will result in less redness and may completely remove the veins on the face.
Is laser therapy painful?
A topical numbing cream can be used beforehand to numb the area. However, during treatment, you may only feel a slight tingling sensation as the laser fires. Our laser has a cooling system that prevents the tip of the laser from getting too hot to burn the skin tissue.
What preparations should I take before treatment?
For optimal results, you will want to avoid direct sun exposure, aspirin, alcohol and smoking for at least a 48 hours beforehand. As well, any facial creams that might make your skin more sensitive (i.e., retinol creams) should not be used for at least a week prior to treatment.
As for the day of treatment, avoid all creams, lotions and moisturizers on the area that is going to be treated. Also, wear comfortable clothing that allows easy access to the body part(s) being treated.
How much does this treatment cost?
What are side effects of laser therapy for redness?
The skin above the veins will have a reddish, cat-scratch appearance and can experience mild swelling. This generally disappears over the next few days. Cool pads or ice packs can be applied after treatment.