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Is the Sciton photo facial “Forever Young” the best way to treat broken capillaries on my nose and cheeks?

I'm 36 and fair skinned with both freckles--which don't bother me--and broken capillaries--which really bother me. The aesthetician (at a plastic surgeon's office) said that she can’t get to the redness without also treating my brown spots. Is this true? Also, how much “downtime” should I expect? I have a Friday afternoon appointment and will need to be presentable by Monday. Is this realistic?

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Pulsed dye laser


This laser will treat the capillaries and not the freckles.several treatments are needed.The name of one of these lasers is The Perfecta

New York Dermatologic Surgeon

Multiple options.


Photo facial can work but so does other types of topical lasers, micro needle radio frequency, VeinWave and VeinGogh (ohmic thermolysis). I don't think that there is a single best treatment. All work and all require multiple treatment sessions.

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon
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