Pulsed Dye Laser
Targeting skin conditions that were traditionally believed to only affect those of fairer skin tones, but have since been proven to affect patients of colour.
Face veins and redness as conditions are not a health risk, but can cause emotional or psychological distress to the individual and can prove to be difficult to mask by makeup and creams. Pulsed Dye Laser can be very effective in treating redness and other issues like face veins.
The treatment is minimally invasive (non-ablative), does not require anaesthetic to be administered, and can be done in a matter of minutes, depending on the individual patient’s condition.Book consultation
The Pulsed dye laser, or VBeam, releases long pulses of energy to the epidermis (the top layer of skin), which is drawn to the redness in the skin. The device helps to coagulate the blood and cauterise veins to reduce the flushed look that patients experience, while removing diseased and dead skin cells to give a refreshed look. This treatment can be used to improve the appearance of port-wine stains and strawberry marks, as well as red scars and facial thread veins.
Conditions treated with Pulsed Dye Laser
Redness is a very common indication that is experienced by many people at some time in their life, potentially causing psychological and self-confidence issues. These, in turn, can affect social and professional interactions, leading to a more isolated lifestyle.
Primarily, people will experience redness in the facial area – particularly around the nose, the cheeks, and the chin. T...Read on Book consultation
Over 45 million people across the globe are affected by rosacea, which, while not life-threatening, can certainly cause self-confidence issues for a sufferer. There are various forms that rosacea can take, whether that is redness, blushing, pustules, small visible blood vessels, and raised spots or lumps.
Rosacea can also appear on various parts of the body, but the most common area is ...Read on Book consultation
There are special cells (melanocytes) in the skin that make melanin, a pigment that affects the colour of skin.
When these special cells are damaged or unhealthy, melanin production is affected; some disorders affect the entire body, whereas others just affect patches of skin. High levels of melanin cause darker skin, low levels cause lighter skin, and total or partial lack of melanin re...Read on Book consultation
Frequently Asked Questions
Typically a patient having this treatment will have a course of around 6-8 sessions, 4-6 weeks apart.
Patients who suffer with redness, rosacea or vascular issues are ideal candidates for this treatment. At PHI Clinic we can treat skin types 1-6 with the laser.
Our team of aesthetic therapists and nurses perform this treatment.
Most areas can be treated. The most common area is the face and chest.
Patients may see some slight redness in the treated area, but this should not persist long after treatment. Patients undergoing laser treatment are always advised to protect their skin from the sun and to wear a good sun block.
Before and after Pulsed Dye Laser treatment
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