I am mainly interested in ridding my face of redness (mostly from broken vessels), and making my pores smaller. Is Isolaz for me, or would another treatment be better?
Isolaz for Redness and Large Pores?
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Isolaz for redness and large pores
May not be the best treatment
Primarily, Isolaz in a good treatment option for active acne. In my experience, many patients that undergo Isolaz treatment also do see an improvement of facial redness and reduction of pore size. These effects, however, are not primary goal of Isolaz treatment. There are, however, many therapies that specifically target the pore size as well as broken vessels.
Isolaz for Redness and Pores
In my opinion, Isolaz is excellent for improving pores (both size and numbers) as well as active acne, textural issues, tone, discoloration, sun damage and age spots. I do not feel that it significantly improves redness related to telangiectasia (broken blood vessels). There are better treatment modalities for redness and broken capillaries such as electrodessication (superficial light burning) and other lasers. I recommend you consult with a board-certified dermatologist for evaluation of your redness and discussion of treatment options.