There are many different reasons why the skin displays redness. It can be a medical condition such as rosacea, or it can be diet, exercise, nervousness, burst blood vessels, overheating, or even sensitivity.
There are products and makeup which attempts to cover up the flushed look, but they do not really tackle the issue. In order to treat the redness, one of the best options is the VBeam laser, available at PHI.Book consultation
The VBeam uses an intense beam of light, delivered in long pulses. It gently eliminates damaged or diseased cells. The laser can treat many vascular issues, such as rosacea, thread veins, pigmentation, premature stretch marks and burn scars. The light is absorbed safely and effectively by the pigment in the lesion that is being treated; the pigment is heated up and destroyed.
Patients will feel a warm sensation as the laser is passed over the skin, but there is no need for anaesthetic. The treatment is very quick and the machine simultaneously releases cool air during the procedure.
The improvement can be very dramatic with some patients, and others will notice the change much more subtly. The effectiveness of the treatment depends on the individual, and it could be that some patients will need more sessions than others. It is also important to avoid the sun before and after treatment, as the skin may still be sensitive and more susceptible to burn.
Conditions treated with V beam
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 which, in turn, can affect social and professional interactions, in more serious cases.
Primarily people will experience redness in the facial area, particularly around the nose, the cheeks, and the chin, caused by a number of con...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. It can also appear on various parts of the body, but the most common area is the face – ...Read on Book consultation
One of the most common problems we treat patients for at PHI Clinic are facial veins. Face veins, or telangiectasia varicose veins, are small clusters of veins that run close to the surface of skin that have become enlarged. Also called thread veins or spider veins, they are not dangerous, but can cause people to be self-conscious or lose confidence as they can be unsightly.
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Injuries, surgery, burns, and scalds can cause scars on anywhere on your body, which can understandably affect self-confidence, as scar tissue can be unsightly.
Where tissue has been damaged, the body produces collagen over the course of around 3 months to help mend the area, which causes the wound to become raised and red as part of the healing process. After this time, it starts to bre...Read on Book consultation
Frequently Asked Questions
The typical treatment plan for V Beam patients is 4-6 session, 4 weeks apart.
An ideal candidate would be someone who suffers with redness or rosacea.
The device can be used in most areas of the body, but the most common areas are the face, neck and arms.
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