5 Ways VBeam Laser Treatments Will Improve Your Skin

Your skin is the largest and most visible organ you have, and taking proper care of it is vital for preservation. But with aging, ultraviolet light (sun), and living a certain lifestyle, doing what is right by your skin is sometimes easier said than done.

At Sanova Dermatology we understand the dynamics of different skin types. We pride ourselves on staying on top of the latest cosmetic news and treatment advancements. We are proud to offer our patients the VBeam Perfecta laser treatment. The VBeam is FDA approved, safe, and provides a comfortable experience. Its effectiveness, power, and cooling functions make it one of the leading edge lasers for non-invasive aesthetic therapy.

The VBeam treats many cosmetic issues.

5 Skin Conditions Improved by VBeam Laser:

1. Wrinkles

Aging and repeated long-term exposure to sunlight are the more common reasons for wrinkles to appear. “As you age, your skin cells are slowly dividing while the inner layer of the skin begins to thin,” explains Dr. Miriam Hanson, board certified Dermatologist cosmetic expert at Sanova Dermatology. “The foundation layers in the skin begin to loosen which leads to saggy skin and the forming of furrows.” Exposure to sunlight is the leading cause of early skin aging also known as photoaging. Sunlight harms collagen, a protein fiber which provides structure for the skin. It also damages elastin, another protein fiber that gives the skin stretch and recoil.

The VBeam laser vitalizes collagen and elastin fibers giving you a younger look. The treatment rejuvenates the skin without the downtime of surgery or invasive treatments.

2. Scars

Healing wounds that have a significant amount of disturbance can leave unsightly scars. Scars from injuries, surgeries or acne are unfortunate and affect the quality of life of many.

“The VBeam can help heal damaged tissue in scars while facilitating the new generation of skin cells,” says Dr. Hanson. The result is a significantly diminished scarring, beautiful skin, and a more positive self-image.

3. Stretch Marks

Striae Distensae or more commonly known as stretch marks occurs when the skin’s connective tissue becomes overstretched due to changes in the body. “These dermal scars are found in just about anyone but usually observed in pregnant women, adolescents, body builders and those whose weight fluctuates during a short period,” Dr. Hanson notes. While there are no medical risks, stretch marks can have a psychological effect on some.

The VBeam will spark new tissue generation which will reduce the appearance of stretch marks making for a smoother texture of skin in the affected areas.

4. Leg Veins

Varicose, reticular and spider veins occur when vein walls weaken and then become abnormal. Though spider veins can show anywhere, usually found on the legs or face. Heredity, extended standing or sitting, advanced aging, and obesity are some of the factors that can contribute to this condition. VBeam pulse dye laser produces heat that targets affected blood vessels and veins constricting them and causing them to naturally fade without damaging neighboring tissue.

5. Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition that can cause visible blood veins, facial redness, and acne-like breakouts usually around the eyes, cheeks, and forehead. Flare-ups can occur at any time and can last for weeks or months. It is important to understand and avoid anything that might cause a flare up such as alcohol, certain foods, medication, stress, etc.

VBeam laser treatments go after the symptoms of rosacea to give you visible and emotional relief.

Skin conditions do not have to ruin your quality of life. The providers at Sanova Dermatology have the knowledge, experience and advanced technologies to help treat a variety of skin types.

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