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Rosacea Laser Treatment
Rosacea is a very common skin problem and many people suffering from it are unaware about it. It typically causes reddening and flushing on the face but in severe cases, it can also lead to acne breakouts and bumps on the skin. Acne Rosacea confusion can at times can mask the fact that the given individual actually has the latter.
Forehead, nose, cheeks, chin, eyes and nose can be affected by this skin ailment. There are different types of effects rosacea can have and a person can suffer from more than one type at a given time. Generally this issues develops after the age of 30.
Rosacea is unsightly and fortunately, treatments are available. There are various procedures for treating rosacea though laser treatment is considered the most effective one. Let’s learn further about the condition and how it is treated.
Types of Rosacea
There are four types of Rosacea in Dubai which we shall discuss briefly in the following lines.
Facial redness (Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea)
In this type, one suffers from redness and flushing on the face. Swelling, roughness, stinging and burning occurs and tiny blood vessels also become visible.
Bumps and pimples (Papulopustular Rosacea)
Besides redness, bumps and pimple also appear on the face. Raised red patches known as flakes can also be seen on the face of the person suffering from this issue.
Enlargement of nose (Phymatous Rosacea)
Enlargement of nose occurs due to excessive tissues, the condition is called rhinophyma. The skin becomes thick and irregular surface bumps appear that can also affect other facial areas in some cases.
Eye irritation (Ocular Rosacea)
Eyes become watery and sufferer from sensations such as burning, stinging, and irritation. Eyes become red and eyelids also swell in this conditionwhich can be very uncomforting.
Causes of Rosacea
The main cause behind Rosacea is expansion of blood vessels below the skin of face that results in redness. There are various other factors that trigger the condition. These factors include exercise, stress, sun and wind exposure, hot weather and spicy foods.
There are no definitive tests for Rosacea in Dubai, dermatologist diagnoses the condition by examining the skin and through symptoms and triggers. It is important to see a doctor if the above symptoms are noticed since many people down play it thinking its acne.
Laser treatment for rosacea
There are various treatments for rosacea but laser is considered most effective and safe one. Laser effectively treats rosacea by reducing symptoms like
•Flushing, redness and rash on the skin
•Acne like pustules, papules and patches
•Swelling and discomfort due to rosacea
Laser effectively treats the visible symptoms of rosacea. Your doctor can guide you if your condition can be treated with laser or otherwise. Generally a few sessions of laser treatment are required to achieve the desired results.
Preparing for Rosacea treatment
•Avoid sun exposure for at least a month before the procedure
•Discontinue use of any medicine that has not been prescribed by the doctor
•Avoid blood thinning medicines such as ibuprofen and aspirin, as well as supplements like Fish oil and Vitamin E for 10-15 days prior to the procedure
•Smoking and drinking are not allowed as you gear up for rosacea treatment
•Do not apply any make up or skincare product when you come for the treatment
•Topical anesthetic must be applied to the treatment site at least half an hour before the procedure
Procedure of laser treatment for rosacea
The laser is quite simple. A device delivers laser energy to the area to be treated. The laser is set at specific wavelengths to ensure that it is absorbed only by the blood vessels and skin tissue otherwise is not affected.
As these vessels collapse, the body easily absorbs them and the redness reduces as a result. There is very little discomfort during the procedure which can be countered by applying a cooling gel to the area being treated.
Post-procedural care and tips for quick recovery:
•Expect the skin of treated area to become sensitive to feel and touch
•Swelling, bruising and redness on the treatment site is also quite common, but the symptoms subside completely within 2-3 days
•Applying ice packs/ cold compressions may help relive aforementioned symptoms
•Avoid exposing treated areas to sunlight, both direct and indirect
•Apply a broad spectrum sunscreen lotion on treated areas before going out during day time
•Applying makeup is not allowed for the first 36-48 hours. After that you can use it to camouflage any skin discoloration
•Avoid ointments with irritants such as benzoyl peroxide and retin A
Benefits of laser treatment for rosacea
There are numerous benefits of this treatment. First and foremost, it takes very little time and results are quite effective. With each session, a marked improvement can be observed. There are no severe side effects or lengthy downtimes either.
Side effects of laser treatment
Some swelling and redness in the treated area is to be considered. Tenderness to touch, some crusting and even bruising too can take place. These issues should subside within a couple of days. Your doctor will most likely give you some medications to counter such issues. Be sure to take them as prescribed by the doctor.
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