Best Laser Treatment for Skin Reddening?

What is the best laser treatment for facial skin reddening? I have not been diagnosed with Rosacea. I believe it's more due to sun damage and genetics (red cheeks with small veins around the nose). I've heard about the V-Beam. Is this the best? Or are there better options?

Doctor Answers 3

Skin redness

Photofacial rejuvenation (IPL) is a great treatment for redness. Also, you should keep out of the sun as this may get worse with excessive UV exposure.

Paramus Plastic Surgeon
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Pulsed Dye lasers best option for facial redness

While there are different options for facial redness and small veins, pulsed dye lasers like the Cynosure V-Star and Candela V-Beam are the gold standard for facial vascular treatments.

Harold J. Kaplan, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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You have many options

If your skin damage is due to sun vs. hormonal change you have many good options. There are "light" based technologies that slowly pull out the red and undesirable brown. there are laser devices that can do the same but they usually have a significantly longer recover time. There are also differences in terms of discomfort. A great deal depends on your "exact" condition but you have a lot of options. Your final outcome can depend on the experience of the person treating you.

Michael Kulick, MD, DDS
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
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