One of the most common skin problems are vascular imperfections – among others rosacea or vascular spider veins. These ailments can appear in up to 20% of people with a naturally fair complexion. Such skin is very sensitive, thin with clearly translucent vessels – both for women and men. Care for this complexion is complicated due to the large number of external and internal factors that affect the appearance and health of the skin. The laser effectively responds to problems related to vascular imperfections.
How does the laser work?
The laser works on the principle of selective photothermolysis. This means that under the influence of the light emitted by the device, permanent damage occurs to very selectively selected structures. The two main substances that absorb laser energy are haemoglobin and melanin. The first of these occurs naturally in blood cells, and the consequence of therapy is permanent vascular damage and closing their lumen. For melanin, the captured beam energy is concentrated in the skin’s pigmented cells, which allows you to treat discolourations effectively. The system allows you to adjust the appropriate treatment parameters to the needs of the patient. In this laser, we also use innovative cooling technology to ensure maximum comfort and safety for patients.
What does the procedure look like?
The duration of the procedure is short and does not last longer than 15 – 30 minutes and does not require anaesthesia.
Preparation for surgery
- Avoiding tanning for 3 weeks before and after the procedure.
- Avoiding self-tanner 3 weeks before the treatment.
- The treatment area should be shaved before surgery.
- A month before the procedure, stop using cosmetics containing retinol.
Recommendations after surgery
- Avoid physical activity for a period of 7 days.
- Do not use the sauna or hot baths for one month.
- Use SPF 50+ photoprotection.
When will the treatment effects be visible?
Patients notice the effects after the first treatment. Depending on the location and type of changes, a series of treatments every 6 weeks may be needed.
Indications and contraindications
- face telangiectasia,
- varicose veins of the lower extremities,
- flat haemangiomas (pink, red, purple),
- uneven skin texture,
- diffused redness,
- viral warts.
- active cancer
- photosensitizing drugs.
The laser treatments are performed by:
Doctor Kamila Stachura
Dermatology Specialist, Aesthetic Medicine Physician