Laser After Rhinoplasty and Veinwave?

I had revision rhinoplasty 6 months ago which left me with thread veins on my nose. My surgeon treated them 3 months post op with fcare evrf, a device similar to veinwave. this left me with red marks and the veins are still there. When can i treat them with laser? and can one not be suntanned bf laser?

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Laser After Rhinoplasty and Veinwave?

Thank you for your question. I will not treat veins on the nose if a tan is present, and wait until fall or winter to treat them.  I like using a V-Beam Perfecta to do this.  Usually 3-4 treatments are needed for resolution to be present for 6-12 months. I hope this helps.

Danville Plastic Surgeon
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Facial vessels after rhinoplasty - Buffalo Niagara, NY

For small vessels on the face and nose , the most successful treatments include the pulse dye laser, Nd:YAG lasers and IPL.

Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Buffalo Phlebologist
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Thread Veins After Rhinoplasty

Vessels after rhinoplasties can be more recalcitrant to treatment.  It may take more than one treatment, and the more common treatment choice is the use of lasers such as the pulsed dye laser of QS-532nm laser. It is always recommended to not be tan before a laser treatment.

Sabrina Fabi, MD
San Diego Dermatologic Surgeon
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Laser treatment

The pulsed dye laser is often used to treat blood vessels after rhinoplasty. It may require more than one treatment and you are right-you cannot be tan.

Vicki J. Levine, MD
New York Dermatologic Surgeon

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