Rosacea and Spider Veins

How is the treatment carried out?A consultation will always be necessary along with a detailed explanation of  what to expect in your treatment along with a thorough examination.  Then you will be taken to a relaxing reclining chair in the private treatment area. .  Often vessels can be treated successfully with a combination of Intense light therapy combined with thermocoagulation therapy using a tiny disposable needle and heat frequency.  This is applied at a very low setting and gradually increased if necessary in order to collapse the vessel.  Your technician will work within your comfort zone at all times.  When using light therapy a layer of chilled gel is applied to the area to guide the light into the skin. The smooth ice crystal light applicator is placed on the gel and skin and a short pulse of light is released. Over lapping pulses are applied to the area and the process is repeated until the entire area is treated. The chilled gel is wiped off and the area moisturised.  Shelley often combines the light therapy and thermolysis at a gentle setting to completely collapse your spider veins and small vessels successfully and easily.  There me be a small crust that appears after ward which is the body’s natural healing mechanism working.  Never remove these crusts prematurely and follow up with a healing cream such as polysporin or Vitamin E until the area has healed.  You will be advised accordingly by your technician.


Am I suitable for treatment?

The fairer your skin, the faster the treatment results will be. All skin shades can be treated, yet pigmented may take an extra treatment or two to achieve optimum results. The best response is seen with small thread veins, spider veins and rosacea.

How will the treatment feel?

No anaesthesia is required other than a topical analgesic.  Most patients describe the discomfort as moderate and acceptable. Sensations vary when Shelley combines light therapy and thermocoagulation as these are two separate methods.  Light therapy is described as a short snap whereas thermocoagulation using a sterilized disposable needle specially used for vessels emanates a warm pinching sensation.  Your technician is trained to work within your skins tolerance level always keeping your comfort level of utmost importance.


This Intense pulse light  system and coagulation therapy is a fast and gentle treatment solution for permanent removal of blood vessels whether small red vessels or bigger spider veins and star burst varices.


Many patients suffer from so-called vascular lesions, enlarged blood vessels in the face or on other parts of the body. Traditional options for treating these blood vessels are often painful, time-consuming or just not suitable for removing very fine vessels.


Instense Pulse Light and Heat Frequency system is an effective and gentle alternative. Usually one or two treatments are enough to significantly reduce or completely eliminate vessels and areas of redness.


Which vascular situations can be treated with the IPL system?

A private consultation will determine who is a good candiate for this treatment.  Candidates often benefit from this light therapy along with thermocoagulation therapy .  It is fast and easy with a trained professional.


Call or email now for your appointment.  You no longer have to live with unsightly vessels or broken capillaries.


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