ROSACEA, CUPEROSIS  & SPIDER VEINS

Rosacea (Rosy) is a skin condition very often characterized by redness and inflammation on the skin. The flush usually stars on the cheeks but may soon progress to other areas of the face, as the forehead and chin. 


The flushing may appear because of emotion, hot drinks, cold or hot weather, spicy food and exercise. Occasionally it can even appear without apparent stimulation.

Rosacea develops small dilated blood vessels appearance under the skin known as Telangiectasia.

 

POPULAR QUESTIONS

 

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT OPTIONS FOR THIS TREATMENT ?

In our center, we offer you an evaluation for the correct diagnosis of this skin condition and suggest a suitable treatment to you. 


-Intense Pulse Light (IPL) : Many scientific studies have verified the efficiency of the intense light touched in the treatment of rosy, cuperosis and spider veins of small diameter. 

-Plasma Laser: In physics, it is known that the plasma is the fourth state of the matter, and to generate it the gases contained in the air are ionized and is controlled electromagnetically.

The advance of this technology has allowed us to treat different skin issues without realizing invasive treatments and with high efficiency.

 - Diode Laser : A 980 nanometer wavelength laser is used, which has excellent absorption due to the red-violet color of the blood. It is used in the blood vessels of greater caliber. It is a painless and non-invasive procedure.

HOW TO PREPARE THIS TREATMENT, AND WHAT TO DO AFTER ?

Preparation for the Treatment 

-Avoid solar exposition for at least for 4 to 6 weeks before treatment.
-Do not take Vitamin A or E  one week before the treatment.
-Do not take aspirin or products that contain acid acetyl salicílico 1 to 2 weeks before treatment. You can use paracetamol as analgesic medication (headaches, joints, etc.)
-Applicate an anaesthetic ointments 30 minutes before the procedure to render insensitive the area to treat. 

Posterior to the treatment 

-Immediately after the treatment reddening and swelling of the treated zone will take place, which can remain for about a week. 
-The majority of the treated persons can go on their habitual life.

-Apply moisturizing cream  3-4 times a day  until the cicatrization has been completed
-Cold can and should be applied every 6-8 hours during 10-15 minutes during the first two days.
-Try to avoid baths, very warm showers, saunas and warm environments during posterior days to your treatment.
-A neutral soap must be used to wash the treated zone.

In some occasions, there can be blisters that disappear in 2-3 days

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