A perfect flawless skin is a goal for everyone. A healthy skin not only attractive but also boosts your confidence. We would do anything to get a glowing skin. But there are some common skin problems that are a hindrance in getting that perfect skin. While some of them can be controlled by a healthy diet and routine, others may not be so easy to avoid or cure and require medical intervention. We keep trying home remedies and over the counter medical creams and supplements. But it isn’t easy and takes a long time to get the clear skin that you desire.
However, the field of dermatology has made many developments to make it easier. Vbeam Pulsed -Dye Laser is one such advancement. It is being used by many experienced dermatologists on a regular basis and is considered a safe and powerful technology.
What Is Vbeam Pulsed-Dye Laser?
Vbeam is a new and more advanced addition to list of medical equipments that help you get rid of your skin concerns. It uses laser energy and dye to produce light beams with different wavelength. The wavelength is determined by the kind of damage it’s treating.
It targets absorption by oxyhemoglobin without damaging the skin cells around.
The skin is shot with cryogen in between the laser beams by the in built cooling device of Vbeam in order to reduce any kind of discomfort during the procedure. If the target problem is intense, there may be a requirement of local anesthesia.
What Can It Treat?
Vbeam laser can be used to treat multiple skin problems by using selective photothermolysis to target the affected blood vessels and dilate them without damaging the surrounding tissues.
Following are some common dermatological conditions that can easily be cured by Vbeam :
Vbeam uses its selective beams to remove the vascular lesions by targeting the damaged veins. Vbeam is best suited for red and brown lesions, although the size and position of the lesions are the primary factors that decide whether Vbeam can be used to treat them or not.
Scars of any kind are difficult to get rid of. There are multiple treatments for it but they’re all too slow. Vbeam is one of the fastest ways to fade away scars whether they’re accidental or acne scars or any other.
Acne is one of the most common skin problems faced by majority of the population. Although a good diet and a little care do help you with acne problem and help keep your skin healthy, they’re precautionary and aren’t much help when you’re already going through a break out. Vbeam can easily reduce the size and appearance of the pimples and acne in just one session.
What’s more difficult to deal with than pimples is the pigmentation they leave behind. Over the counter solutions for pigmentation can help but only till certain level. Heavy pigmentation requires proper medical care. Vbeam treats discoloration thought its dye beams. The number and duration of sessions depends on the level of the problem. However, the results are visible from first session itself.
With time, our skin loses its rejuvenating capabilities and the effects become visible in the form of fine lines and wrinkles. Vbeam pulsed dye laser does the rejuvenation for the skin and treats these aging signs.
Rosacea is caused by broken vessels and causes redness and red pus filled bumps which make the skin coarse. Vbeam Dilates the damaged vessels and treats rosacea in an effective and fast manner.
Other than these, Vbeam is also used in treating blemishes, sun spots and even removing tattoos.
Who Are The Candidates?
Vbeam laser treatment can be safely used on any skin type. However, it may not be suitable for dark skin tones since the melanin blocks the laser beams used in Vbeam. It can cause ‘post inflammatory hyperpigmentation’ on darker skins or even discoloration.
There are a few medical conditions that can make it difficult to use Vbeam on your skin and make you more susceptible to side effects like bruising, redness etc. Thus it is advised to be open about any medical conditions you are suffering from and/or any medications you are under. You should consult a dermatologist and discuss your medical history properly before the procedure.
Vbeam is one of the safest laser equipments for dermatological use which provides maximum result with minimal risk of side effects. Redness or swelling are normal after the procedure and should subside within a couple of weeks. Regular follow up and a little care with expert medical guidance can help you get the best results.