Vascular & Specialised Concerns
WHAT IS VASCULAR SKIN CONCERNS
Vascular skin concerns are conditions that affect the blood vessels in the skin. They can cause redness, swelling, bruising, or abnormal growths on the skin. Some common vascular skin concerns are rosacea, spider veins, port-wine stains, and hemangiomas. Vascular skin concerns can be caused by genetics, aging, sun exposure, hormones, or trauma.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Methods we use for Vascular Skin Concerns:
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- Fotona Starwalker
- Fotona TimeWalker 4D
Vascular skin concerns are problems that affect the blood vessels under the skin, such as spider veins, birthmarks, or redness. Laser treatment is a way of using light energy to target and destroy these abnormal blood vessels, while leaving the surrounding skin intact. Here is how it works:
– A laser device emits a beam of light that penetrates the outer layers of skin and reaches the blood vessels below.
– The blood vessels absorb the light energy and heat up, causing them to collapse and seal off.
– The body gradually removes the damaged tissue and restores the skin’s appearance.
Laser treatment can improve vascular activity, reduce or eliminate vascular issues, and stimulate collagen production. It can also be customized to suit different skin types and conditions.
- Nordlys Candela IPL
IPL, or intense pulsed light, is a non-invasive treatment that uses pulses of light to target and destroy blood vessels that cause vascular skin concerns, such as rosacea, spider veins, and port wine stains. IPL works by delivering a range of wavelengths that are absorbed by the hemoglobin in the blood vessels, causing them to heat up and collapse. The body then naturally removes the damaged vessels, resulting in a more even and clear complexion. IPL can also stimulate collagen production and reduce pigmentation, improving the overall appearance and texture of the skin.
- Medical Products
Medical products can treat vascular skin concerns by targeting the blood vessels that cause the appearance of redness, rosacea, spider veins, or port wine stains. These products may contain ingredients that constrict, shrink, or dissolve the unwanted blood vessels, or that reduce inflammation and irritation in the skin. Some examples of medical products for vascular skin concerns are topical creams, gels, or serums that contain vitamin K, retinoids, azelaic acid, or brimonidine.
The treatments can make the skin look smoother, plumper, and more rejuvenated.
TARGETED SKIN CONCERNS DURING THE SKIN REJUVENATION TREATMENTS WE OFFER
- Diffused Redness
- Solar Lentigines
- Leg Vessels
- Port Wine Stains
- Venus Lakes
- Cherry Angioma
- Poikiloderma of Civatte
- Nevus of Ota
WHAT CAUSES DIFFUSED REDNESS
Diffused redness is a condition that affects the skin, especially on the nose, forehead, and cheeks. It is caused by dilated capillaries, which are small blood vessels that widen and increase blood flow to the skin surface. This gives the skin a red, flushed, or inflamed appearance. Diffused redness can be triggered by various factors, such as temperature changes, spicy foods, alcohol, stress, or allergies.
WHAT CAUSES SOLAR LENTIGINES
Solar lentigines are dark patches on the skin that result from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. They are also called sunspots or age spots. They are more common in people over 40 and on areas that get more sun, such as the face and hands. They are caused by increased melanin production, which is the pigment that gives skin its color.
WHAT CAUSES HAEMANGIOMA
A haemangioma is a benign (non-cancerous) tumor that forms when blood vessels grow abnormally in the skin or deeper tissues. The cause of hemangiomas is not clear, but they may be related to genetic or environmental factors. Hemangiomas can appear anywhere on the body, but they are more common on the face, scalp, chest or back. They may be present at birth or develop later in infancy or childhood.
WHAT CAUSES TELANGIECTASIAS
Telangiectasias are small blood vessels that become dilated and visible on the skin, forming threadlike red lines or patterns. They can be caused by genetic, environmental, or both factors, such as sun exposure, pregnancy, alcohol abuse, or certain diseases.
WHAT CAUSES ROSACEA
Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness, visible blood vessels, and sometimes bumps or pimples on the face. The exact cause of rosacea is unknown, but it may be related to genetic and environmental factors. Some triggers that can worsen rosacea symptoms include hot drinks, spicy foods, alcohol, sunlight, wind, stress, and certain medications.
WHAT CAUSES LEG VESSELS
Leg vessels are veins that become visible or bulging on the legs. They can be caused by various factors, such as:
– Weak or damaged valves in the veins that allow blood to flow backward and pool in the veins, causing them to stretch or twist. This can happen due to aging, sex, hormonal changes, pregnancy, obesity, standing or sitting for long periods, smoking, family history, trauma, or certain underlying conditions. This condition is called *varicose veins* .
– A build-up of fatty deposits (atheroma) in the walls of the leg arteries that narrow and restrict blood flow to the legs. This can happen due to high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, obesity, physical inactivity, or family history. This condition is called *peripheral artery disease (PAD)* .
WHAT CAUSES PORT WINE STAIN
A port-wine stain is a birthmark that appears as a pink, red or purple patch on the skin. It is caused by abnormal development of tiny blood vessels (capillaries) that are too wide (dilated) and allow blood to collect in them. Port-wine stains usually start out smooth and flat, but may become darker, thicker and bumpy over time .
WHAT CAUSES VENOUS LAKES
Venus lakes are not related to the planet Venus, but to a skin condition called *venous lake*. A venous lake is a bluish or purplish spot that appears on the lower lip, earlobe, or other sun-exposed areas of the face and neck. It is caused by a dilation of a small vein under the skin, which fills with blood and gives the spot its color. They are more common in older people and may be related to long-term sun exposure or smoking.
WHAT CAUSES CHERRY ANGIOMA
A cherry angioma is a small, red bump on the skin that is made of blood vessels. It is harmless and not a sign of cancer, but it may bleed if scratched or cut. The exact cause of cherry angiomas is unknown, but some possible factors are aging, pregnancy, genetics, chemical exposure and viral infection.
WHAT CAUSES ONYCHOMYCOSIS
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection that affects the nails, especially the toenails. It is caused by different types of fungi, but the most common is a mold called dermatophyte. Dermatophytes feed on keratin, a protein that makes the nails hard. They can invade the nail bed, the underside of the nail plate, or the superficial layers of the nail plate. Onychomycosis can make the nails thick, yellow, brittle, distorted, or separated from the nail bed.
WHAT CAUSES POIKILODERMA
Poikiloderma of Civatte is a common and benign skin condition that causes reddish-brown patches with thinning and visible blood vessels on the sun-exposed areas of the neck and cheeks. The exact cause is unknown, but sun exposure, fair skin, perfumes, and hormonal changes may be contributing factors.
WHAT CAUSES WARTS
Warts are skin growths that result from an infection by the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV can enter the skin through small cuts or scratches and cause cells to multiply rapidly. Warts can appear on different parts of the body, such as the hands, feet, face or genitals. Warts are usually harmless, but they can be contagious and sometimes painful.
WHAT CAUSES NEVUS OF OTA
Nevus of Ota is a type of dermal melanocytosis that causes hyperpigmentation of the skin and eye on one or both sides of the face. It is caused by an increased number of melanocytes in the tissues, which may be due to genetic, hormonal, or radiation factors. It is more common in Asians and women, and it may be present at birth or develop later in life. It can increase the risk of glaucoma if it affects the eye.
|Telangiectasias Half Face||R 660|
|Telangiectasias Nose or Chin||R 400|
|Leg Vessels 20-30 Minutes||R 950|
|Cherry Angioma (Each)||R 250|
|Cherry Angioma (Per Additional)||R 50|
|Port Wine Stain (Area Dependant)||Contact for Price|
|Rosacea Face||R 1100|
|Telangiectasias Face||R 1100|
|Telangiectasias Chest||R 1100|
|Venus Lakes on Lips or Ears||R 280|
|Onychomychosis (Per Nail)||R 250|
|Onychomychosis (10 Toes or Fingers)||R 1000|
|Poikiloderma of Civatte||R 270|
|Warts (Each)||R 350|
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