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5 Doctor Answers | Asked by IC in columbus, ohio
Dear IC: The VBeam laser is very effective for the treatment of redness associated with Rosacea. My patients who complains of intermittent flushing and looking embarrassed are very satisfied with their results after just a few treatments. I have treated many patients with this laser, but unfortunately, I have not been able to get insurance to cover for this. I often use this in combination with topical treatments to effectively manage Rosacea. While topical...
V-Beam is considered a purely cosmetic procedure and isn't covered by health insurance. Shopping around for deals is important, but be careful. You don't necessarily want to use the cheapest person. Instead, find someone with experience.
Vbeam works beautifully for the treatment of rosacea associated redness. Insurance coverage varies by state and insurer. Unfortunately, in Massachusetts, where I practice I have yet to have an insurance company cover this treatment. Most patients who pay for the procedure out of pocket feel it is worth the investment.
The V Beam is a great laser for treating redness and small vessels associated with Rosacea. In my experience insurance companies will cover medications for Rosacea but not laser or IPL treatments.
Unfortunately, I have never found insurance companies to cover Vbeam for the redness that develops with Rosacea. However, it does work very well, so it will be money well spent if you ever decide to have it done.