How Long Does Redness Last After V Beam?
- Asked by vnad in Portland, Maine
- 4 years ago
I had V Beam treatment a week ago for broken blood vessels on face, and had a significant swelling that subsided after a few days. However, I still have lingering redness.
I am just wondering, approximately how long does redness post treatment last? Does redness mean blood vessels are trying to coagulate? If this is true, how long does coagulation take? How long should I wait to heal before the next treatment? For the next treatment, how do you know the difference between what needs to be treated and areas that are still just trying to heal?
Redness can last a few hours to a few days after V-Beam
The redness after the procedure really depends on the setting that is used. I find that with conservative settings, we almost always can avoid long term redness or any down time. It is always important to go to a skilled laser physician for these treatments.
Redness lasts short period
After V Beam laser for rosacea, the redness usually subsides after a few days. However, this could be dependent on the settings and how aggressive your treatment was. I suggest you contact your physician if you have lingering redness.
Redness usually only a day or two after Vbeam
In my experience, the most troubling effect after Vbeam laser is the swelling which typically lasts several days. Most of the redness experienced by patients I have treated has resolve in 24 hours or less, with a few patients having redness that lasts a bit longer 48-72 hours. I wonder if you are reacting to anything that you are putting on your skin. The interval between treatments is 3-6 weeks and usually most if not all of the initial treatment area is treated in subsequent treatments.
The redness usually lasts days
Bruising is a side effect that can take 2 weeks to resolve, but redness and swelling usually subsize within several days. I would contact your dermatologist to make sure everything is OK. It could be related to a medication you are taking.
Intervals are usually 3-6 weeks between sessions, but usually no more than 3 are needed.
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