It uses an intense but gentle beam of light to remove facial redness without damaging surrounding tissue. Pain and recovery time are typically minimal. Rosacea The therapy can remove visible blood vessels or reduce extensive redness. Vascular lasers emit wavelengths of light that target tiny blood vessels just under the skin. Heat from the laser's energy builds in the vessels, causing them to disintegrate.
Lasers and lights: How well do they treat rosacea?
Call me weird, but I love rosacea. I like flushing too. Treating it I mean. People with severe facial flushing can be absolutely debilitated by it. I find treating these people immensely rewarding and I always gladly accept the challenge. We all flush, but some, much much more than others.
I am one of the fourteen million men and women who suffer from rosacea. Sure, in the grand scheme of life it could be worse. But when you have a condition on your face the entire world can see that flares up, goes into remission, only to come back again, your self-esteem can get a bit beat up to put it mildly. I have been suffering from rosacea and dilated facial veins, also known as telangiectasia , since my early twenties.
Facial flushing occurs because of vascular expansion and blood flow under external conditions, usually due to heat. Mostly we are dealing with rosacea, a chronic inflammatory disorder with a tendency for facial flushing, capillaries and changes similar to acne. Initially, blood vessels contract after the initial external stimulus and the flushing disappears. If the stimuli repeat, the vessels stay permanently expanded with a development of facial flushing and appearance of capillaries. People with this disorder are usually marked as alcoholics even though this disorder has nothing to do with alcohol.