What to Use for Rosacea when Ipl, and Bbl (Total of 10 Treatments) is Not Effective in Removing the Redness on the Face?

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Rosacea Redness

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It depends on the type of redness you have: dilated vessel use the Nd:Yag has been very successful with my patients. Finacea topic cream +/or Oracea by mouth would probably be very beneficial. Treatment of the redness is often multi-factoral. Laser + Medication etc


David Ellis

Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon


Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon

Pulsed Dye Laser Treatments

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Hi Fussy.  Your practitioners should have pointed you to pulsed dye laser treatments such as the Cynosure V-star or the Candela V-Beam.  IPL and BBL treatments are a much inferior technology when it comes to treating Rosacea.  If you have moderate to sever Rosacea, you may need bruising treatments to make progress. Ask your practitioner about this type of treatment.  Good luck.

Harold J. Kaplan, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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