Before and after a laser treatment of rosacea

Written by: Dr. Hilario Robledo González
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The rosacea is a chronic skin disease that affects 10 % of the population. Women with fair skin are more predisposed to allergies. It is not a serious disease but has an aesthetic component that can make a significant emotional burden.


Causes of rosacea

The causes of rosacea are not clear but have shown various triggers such as extreme temperature changes, excessive intake of spicy foods, chocolate or soy sauce, alcohol consumption, greater stress situations emotional, physical exercise, etc.


Symptoms of rosacea

The rosacea mainly affects the face, a central areas of forehead, cheeks, chin and nose. Also there may be damage to ears, neck, upper trunk, and scalp; however, this affectation is less common.


laser treatment of rosacea

Currently none of the available treatments ( topical, systemic and laser ) are considered as curative. The purpose of therapy will reduce symptomatology, intercrisis periods lengthen and improve the aesthetic appearance.

The laser treatment is especially useful in the treatment of erythematous telangiectatic rosacea as effectively improves the vascular component of rosacea, reducing diffuse erythema, telangiectasia and the incidence of new outbreaks of rosacea.

The most suitable to treat rosacea laser is the pulsed dye laser ( PDL-pulsed dye laser ). Within less selective vascular lasers lasers can be used as 532nm KTP laser, laser Nd:YAG 1064nm and intense pulsed light. For fimatosis forms the CO2 laser is absorbed by water and allows us to accurately destroy the lush fabric

can be used.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection
Dr. Hilario Robledo González

By Dr. Hilario Robledo González

Dr. Hilario González Robledo is an eminence in the world in laser treatments. He specializes in General and Digestive Surgery with extensive training and professional experience. Part of the prestigious American College of Surgeons (American College of Surgeons). He is Medical Director of Laser Medical Center Clinias.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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