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Can Broken Capilaries on the Face Be Treated with Medication?
7 Doctor Answers | Asked by 1224anon in CA
There are different types of lasers that are used to treat facial veins, They are very stubborn and may need multiple treatments,
No, lasers work bet
Lasers works best for facial veins, such as the pulse dye laser (PDL). Make sure you find an experienced dermatologic surgeon.
Laser is best
Laser is the best option to treat facial veins. At my office I have a few different lasers depending on the location of your facial veins.
Medication for treatment of telangiectasias
Unfortunately, there are no medications (oral or topical) for the treatment telangiectasias. For our patients, we have found the best treatments involve various lasers or IPL treatment. You can help exacerbating the vessels by wearing sunscreen and doing your best not to acquire new sun damage that can worsen the condition.
Lasers work best to treat capillaries on the face
Lasers work the best to treat broken capillaries or telangiectases on the face. Visible telangiectases on the face are dilated capillaries that develop due to sun exposure, family history (such as rosacea), or they can appear without any underlying cause. The best way to treat them is to eliminate them with a laser that targets the blood vessels-- such as pulsed dye laser (VBeam) or intensed pulsed light (IPL). Unfortunately, topical medications do not work to reverse the...
Treating broken capillaries on the face
In my opinion, a laser treatment would be the best way to treat your condition. There's very little that can be done for vessels with any cream or topical gel currently on the market. The best thing you can do is consult with your doctor to figure out what laser treatment he or she would recommend for your issue.
Topicals and broken capillaries
Unfortunately broken capillaries on the face are usually not amendable to treatment with topical creams. They occur due to familial predisposition, such as rosacea or due to significant sun exposure leading to destruction of collagen, which is a main supporting structure in our skin for these tiny blood vessels so they become more prominent over time. The best treatments for these vessels are laser/light devices such as pulse dye and intense pulse light or diode laser. However, in...