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Rosacea is a common but poorly understood disorder of the facial skin that is estimated to affect well over 16 million Americans.

Physiological symptoms of rosacea include:

  • Redness or flushing
  • Small visible blood vessels
  • Bumps or pimples
  • Watery or irritated eyes
  • Change in the size or shape of the nose and/or chin

Because of its red-faced, acne-like effects on personal appearance, rosacea can cause significant psychological, social and occupational problems if left untreated. Fortunately, dermatological intervention can typically control the symptoms of this potentially life-disruptive disorder. Prescription creams and oral medications can lessen symptoms and improve the appearance of the skin. Office based laser treatments such as V-Beam Perfecta® and Excel V™ help target the overactive blood vessels and reduce redness and flushing. Multiple treatments are required, which require little or no recovery time.

Facial redness treatment with Excel V and V-Beam Lasers by Dr. Chapas (one session)