Leg Veins, Capillaries and Rosacea

No need for surgery or injections,  laser treatment is the most desirable treatment for unsightly veins.

 

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Leg veins and Facial Capillaries

Leg Veins and Facial Capillaries are usually associated with sun damage, aging and in women often develop during pregnancy or hormonal changes. Leg veins and facial capillaries can be effectively treated using our medical Lasers which specifically target blue, purple and red vessels. Using various wavelengths the lasers are able to target the unsightly vessels causing them to coagulate often disappearing instantly. One to three treatments may be recommended depending on the size, depth or extent of the network of vessels.

The 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser provides the deepest penetration of all the near-infrared wavelengths. Itís a versatile wavelength because smaller diameter vessels such as fine red capillaries can easily be treated as well as the larger, deeper vessels such as leg and ankle vessels can be treated. This laser can be safely used on the darker skin types also.

 

Medical Intense Pulsed Light is also often used to effectively reduce diffused redness and fine vessels. As our IPL system has a broader range of wavelengths it offers more versatility in treatment and over larger areas.

 

Our Dermal Clinicians will properly assess your particular condition and advise on the appropriate laser treatment program.

 

 

Rosacea 

 

   

 

Rosacea is a common chronic skin condition which affects the central regions of the face: nose cheeks and cheeks. It may begin with simple transitory flushing and progress to persistent flushing with visible vessels . The advanced stages are typically chronic inflammation and skin lesions such as pimples may be persistant. If left untreated the condition may progress to overgrowth of tissue of the nose known as Rhinophyma and affect the vessels of the eyes.  There seems to be a genetic predisposition however, various environmental stimuli such as chronic sun exposure, hormonal changes seem to be triggers to its development.

 

Our clinic offers treatment by specific Laser and Pulsed Light technologies to effectively treat the visible capillaries that have become static as well as deeper wavelengths to non-invasively reduce the skinís tendency to flush. 

Not only does Laser remove the visible vessels but aims to reduce the progression of Rosacea.

 

Your Questions Answered...

What results can I expect?

You will most likely notice initial inflammation as the healing process begins to take place. The treated vessels may initially disappear, however it generally takes between 2 to 4 weeks approx. to see the final result. Treatments are spaced every 3 to 4 weeks depending on the condition.

How soon will I see results?

Usually patients notice progressive clearance of vessels and redness over 3 - 5 treatments. However, 6 treatments are generally recommended for some more severe Rosacea cases.

How long does each session last?

Treatment sessions take approx. 30 minutes.