Is a Peel an option with broken capillaries?
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Peel and Broken Capillaries
Thank you for your question. A peel would address the pigmentation of your skin but would not help with the broken capillaries. If you are looking to address your pigmentation as well as the red in your skin, you may want to consider an IPL photofacial. If you have severe redness and capillary issues, a Vbeam laser treatment would be a good option for you. I would recommend you get an in person consult with a Dermatologist to go over your options and get the appropriate treatment.
Laser or light treatments will be good tratments for both capillaries and hyperpigmentation
Hello, thanks for sharing your concerns. Chemical peels do not improve capillaries, but will help to fade away the brown spots(hyperpigmentation) . Laser or Light treatments will work for the broken capillaries as well as the brown spots which can be much more effective than chemical peels. But you may need a few laser or light treatments. BBL from Sciton can treat for both conditions.
Dr. Kevin Belasco, Newport Beach, CA
Chemical Peel with broken capillaries
Without examining your skin it would be difficult to prescribe the best treatment. Peels will not improve your broken capillaries and some peels can make them worse. If you are dealing with re-occurring skin cancers, years of past sun damage, and hyper-pigmentation issues, you may be a good candidate for a Phenol-Croton Oil Peel or Deep Peel. The blue peel will not correct all of those conditions. The capillaries can the then be easily and successfully treated with a 532 Diolite laser.
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