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Alternatives for Treating Broken Capillaries?

After two Erbium / Yag treatments for broken capillaries and a vascular Rosacea on my face which contributed to a ruddiness in my skin. There was no improvement on the capillaries. And a slight improvement in the ruddiness. Am I immune? Should I go a different route. Perhaps IPL?

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How do you treat broken capillaries ?

There are many types of lasers for treating broken capillaries on the face, also known as telangiectasias or broken vessels. They are treated with long pulse lasers. Ktp 532 nm or Nd YAG 1064 nm lasers. 

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Blodd vessel treatments

The laser to which all others are compared for this treatment is the pulsed dye laser.  We use the V-Beam from Candella quick successfully. Multiple treatments may be needed with any laser.

Stuart H. Bentkover, MD
Boston Facial Plastic Surgeon
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