Rosacea Treatment Sydney- GentleMax Pro
What is Rosacea?
Rosacea is a chronic disorder that normally affects the face with redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead. This can be constant or be flare-ups and can disrupt a person’s life due to the physiological affects on confidence. Normally as a person reaches 30 the condition worsens with increasing redness and frequency. Left untreated blood vessels become noticeable and bumps will appear.The condition can affect anyone but tends to be more common on people with fair skin. Men and women get it equally. Women normally manage the symptoms of rosacea earlier- maybe due to their comfort in using skin care- therefore reducing the severity. Men experiencing rosacea can become more severe because they don’t tend to seek treatment until showing advanced stages.
The Causes of Rosacea
There is no medical consensus on the causes of rosacea. There are many theories such as abnormalities in the blood vessels in the face and family history. There are many external triggers that brings the onset of Rosacea:
- Lifestyle- intensive exercise
- Stress & anxiety
- Certain types of food and hot drinks
- Hot baths or saunas
Symptoms of Rosacea
- Blushing or flushing
- Facial hyper sensitivity
- Spots & bumps
- Visible blood vessels
- Rhinophyma (excessive skin around nose)
Recommended Synergistic Approach
Pre- Treatment: One of the main causes of rosacea is a thin epidermis. To prepare for a GentleMax Pro Laser treatment; skin care with retinoid (vitamin A) and chemical peels are recommended. This is ensure the maximum results after the treatment.Post-Treatment: Our therapist will design lifestyle plan after a comprehensive consultation. The plan will be suggestions to reduce the environmental and external factors that trigger rosacea.
GentleMax Pro – Rosacea Management Frequently Asked Questions
Does it hurt?
Most people find this treatment extremely comfortable and there is really no pain. The laser is used to heat the area of the rosacea and a infrared thermometer is used to carefully monitor the temperature of the skin. Overall it is a very comfortable treatment.
Is it a safe treatment?
Detail Smoother Skin use FDA approved device called GentleMax Pro, this is the latest generation laser. This is 100% safe and many thousands of treatments have been performed over the years. Syneron Candela have perfected this technology to treat rosacea.
What is the downtime or recovery after a treatment?
There is no real downtime after a treatment. There is a bit of redness and heat on the face after the treatment. This will ease within a few hours. The laser is not disrupting the integrity of the skin therefore there isn’t any skin heating. The laser heats the hemoglobin and the stimulated circulatory system clears the affected area. There isn’t any noticeable sign of healing as the healing is under the skin.
How much does rosacea management cost?
The cost of your rosacea treatment will depend on many factors. To get a guide on price, please see the cost for cellulite reduction Sydney, alternatively you can book a free rosacea management consultation to get personalised treatment information for your skin type and cellulite class.