Cosmetic Procedures

Laser/IPL Treatment of Blood Vessels

Procedure
Reduction of "broken capillaries", birthmarks such as port wine stains, rosacea.
Length
Depends on size of area to be treated - few minutes to half an hour. May need series of treatments.
Anesthesia
Usually none required for adults, but babies and young children may require sedation or general anaesthetic.
Side Effects
Temporary redness and swelling, bruising. Rarely colour change of the skin or scarring.
Duration
New capillaries may dilate. Birthmarks don't always completely fade and may redarken.

Doctors performing this procedure: Laser/IPL Treatment of Blood Vessels in Australia

Doctors performing this procedure: Laser/IPL Treatment of Blood Vessels outside of Australia