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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by kaddie26 in Long Beach, CA
Photofacials can be a beneficial treatment for rosacea by helping to improve the broken blood vessels that cause redness in rosacea. More than one treatment is often recommended. Sun exposure should also be avoided during the time of treatment.
Photofacials, or photorejuvination, can improve broken blood vessels (telangiectasias) that cause redness in rosacea. Often, a few treatments are performed several weeks apart. It's important to avoid sun exposure during the time of these treatments.
Photofacial treatments improve skin texture and irregular pigmentation of the face, neck, hands, arms, chest and back, and are often used to soften the texture and color of recent surgical scars. Specifically, pigmented lesions such as freckles, sunspots, and age spots are treated, along with Rosacea, spider veins, and skin imperfections caused by sun damage. Gradual and cumulative improvement is achieved between 3-5 treatments spaced 3 weeks apart, without discomfort. Patients generally...
The photofacial can help temporarily improve the increase skin blood vessels associated with rosacea. Just be aware that you may need more treatment for rosacea than a photo facial. Also these treatments need to be repeated to maintain the beneficial effect.