VBeam Perfecta is a Pulse Dye Laser (PDL) that is quick and safe for removal of skin discolorations caused by vascular and/or pigmentation abnormalities. VBeam Perfecta one of the most effective treatment for stubborn conditions such as redness, broken blood vessels and a wide variety of skin conditions. The laser delivers an intense but gentle burst of light into selectively targeted areas of the skin. The light is absorbed by specific blood vessels or melanin pigmented areas in the dermis depending on the condition being treated. Factors such as the age, color and type of lesions, as well as the location on the body, all determine whether lesions can be removed.
Who Is It For?
From total facial rejuvenation which involves the reduction and removal of red and brown pigmented lesions with a general firming of the skin to the removal of sun-spot damage, patients should discuss with their practitioner which treatments are right for them.
What Does It Treat?
- Rosacea and acne
- Facial redness
- Stretch marks
- Brown pigmentation
- Facial veins
- Broken capillaries
- Spider veins
- Leg veins
- Port wine stains (vascular birthmarks)
- Redness due to sun damage
What to Expect
Prior to treatment, the skin will be cleansed and protective eyewear will be placed. Topical numbing creams are usually not required. The feeling most patients report is a mild warming or tingling sensation during treatment The skin being treated is additionally protected by Candela’s dynamic cooling method, DCD, which delivers a cooling mist on to the skin before the laser pulse is emitted. This cooling mist increases comfort during treatment, as well as protects the skin to minimize side effects like redness.
Treatment time varies depending on the area being treated and a typical regimen consists of two to four treatments, approximately four weeks apart.
Some patients experience redness or mild swelling in the treated area immediately following treatment, this usually goes away in a few hours. Occasionally purpura, a laser bruise, may occur. Purpura is transient and usually disappears in three to five days.
Permanency of results depends on many factors, like the condition being treated, or the lifestyle of the patient. Consistent use of sunscreen and sun avoidance is recommended to maintain results of treatment.
Most patients notice beneficial results right away, and often times feel a firming or tightening of the treated area. The results of laser therapy vary depending on the condition that is being treated and the number of treatments required for clearance.