Will Laser Treatments Diminish Redness From Rosacea?
Red and inflamed skin from rosacea is a source of embarrassment for many people. Though some over-the-counter creams and other products promise results, rosacea often requires more comprehensive treatment from a Double Board-Certified Dermatologist. Dr. Simona Bartos is proud to offer cutting-edge laser therapy to lighten redness and minimize unwanted rosacea symptoms.
Laser treatment works by permanently occluding blood vessels just beneath the skin. Those interested in learning more should schedule a rosacea assessment at Imperial Dermatology. Our team in Hollywood, FL can determine your candidacy and develop a custom treatment plan.
What is rosacea?
Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder that causes facial blushing or flushing. The redness is sometimes mistaken for acne blemishes or an allergic reaction. Symptoms may come and go but tend to worsen after exposure to spicy foods, alcohol, sun, extreme temperatures, overexertion, and some medications.
There is no cure for rosacea, but treatments can help manage symptoms. Though drugstore creams may provide temporary relief, rosacea often requires more aggressive treatment from a professional. Laser therapy targets the source of the issue so you can finally experience relief.
Am I a good candidate for laser therapy?
Rosacea patients must undergo an assessment with an experienced Double Board-Certified Dermatologist, like Dr. Bartos, to ensure their eligibility for laser treatment. Ideal candidates are in otherwise good health and have realistic expectations about results. Though laser technology cannot "cure" rosacea, it can help manage symptoms. Please inform our team about any other relevant medical conditions and medications during your consultation.
What can I expect from laser treatment?
Laser therapy sessions at Imperial Dermatology are generally short and comfortable. Dr. Bartos begins by cleaning the treatment area to remove excess oil or makeup. A topical anesthetic cream is applied for about 30 minutes. During the procedure you may feel a warm sensation from the laser, but the process is well-tolerated and not painful.
Most patients require multiple sessions to achieve their desired results in Hollywood, FL. The number of sessions necessary depends on the severity of your rosacea symptoms and other individual factors. Our team will develop a custom treatment plan during your initial consultation.
Is there any downtime after rosacea treatment?
There is no set downtime after laser therapy for rosacea, but you may experience temporary redness, swelling, or tenderness. These side effects usually dissipate within a short period. It is important to protect your skin from the sun after treatment. Imperial Dermatology is happy to provide a more complete set of recovery guidelines after treatment.
What results can I expect from laser therapy?
We understand how conditions like rosacea impact your quality of life. Rosacea causes unwanted inflammation that can make you feel self-conscious and prevent you from showing off your skin. Our team at Imperial Dermatology is determined to provide each patient with a clearer and brighter complexion, so they have the confidence to face anything.
Manage rosacea with laser treatment
Rosacea symptoms like redness and flushing can be a thing of the past with laser therapy at Imperial Dermatology. A Double Board-Certified Dermatologist like Dr. Simona Bartos knows how to help you achieve your desired results. Schedule a consultation at our office in Hollywood, FL to get started. We can help you love your skin through innovative, cutting-edge laser solutions.