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Is V-Beam The Right Rosacea Treatment For You?

Are you looking for a safe, effective and proven rosacea skin treatment? The customized V-Beam laser procedure at our Kelowna skin clinic can give you the smooth and clear skin you want. 

Rosacea is a common skin condition that affects many Canadians over the age of 30. It can occur on the cheeks, chin, nose or forehead and may have a significant negative impact on one’s quality of life.

Some of the signs of this skin condition include:

  • Sensitive skin that reacts easily to the sun
  • Facial redness
  • Visible and broken blood vessels
  • Dry, itchy or scaling skin
  • Breakouts similar to acne and overly oily skin
  • Large, visible and inflamed pores
  • Watery or bloodshot eyes

Customized Rosacea Skin Care Treatments in Kelowna

At our Kelowna skin clinic, we understand the emotional and physical toll rosacea can have. Using the advanced VISIA Digital Analysis System, we are able to create fully customized rosacea treatments to meet all your individual skin care needs.

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V-Beam Laser Skin Treatment For Rosacea

While there is currently no cure for rosacea, there are a number of skin care treatments that can help control the symptoms of this condition and keep your complexion free of any redness or pimples.

What is V-Beam Laser Treatment? V-Beam is a pulse dye laser which is designed to minimize facial redness associated with rosacea. Using an innovative laser technology, V-Beam combines longer pulse durations with cryogen cooling for a safe, less painful and very effective rosacea skin treatment.

How does this skin treatment work? V-Beam laser delivers a short burst of light into the treatment area. This causes any damaged blood vessels to coagulate and be reabsorbed by the body during the healing process, resulting in clearer skin.

How long will the results of this skin care treatment last? Every patient’s skin is different, but typically, V-Beam laser results can last between 6-24 months. Follow-up treatments will be required to maintain the results.

How many V-Beam Treatments will I need? Many patients notice dramatic changes in their skin after A SINGLE TREATMENT, but most require 3-5 sessions to enjoy the full benefits of this rosacea skin treatment.


Am I a Candidate For V-Beam Laser Therapy?

V-Beam Laser Therapy is a very versatile skin care treatment and it’s suitable for patients of all skin types. However, this skin care treatment is NOT recommended for patients who:

  • Are currently on Accutane therapy
  • Are pregnant/Breastfeeding
  • Have a history of light triggered seizures
  • Have an active infection or recurrent cold sores in the treatment area
  • Have implanted medical devices (eg. pacemakers, cardioverters)
  • Have a history of photosensitivity
  • Are recently tanned

Before you decide to undergo any cosmetic or rosacea skin treatment, it is IMPERATIVE that you visit a skin care specialist. They will be able to examine your skin, medical history and aesthetic concerns to best determine which procedure is safest for you.


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To find out more about the wide range of rosacea skin care treatments at our Kelowna clinic, contact us 250-868-9290 or fill in the online contact form.

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Donna McAteer

Donna McAteer

Donna is the general manager and has been with the Okana­gan Skin Care Cen­tre for over 14 years. She is a certified Es­theti­cian and previous business owner with over 20 years enjoying the skin care industry. Her passion for knowledge, integral client care and maintaining a syn­er­gis­tic team that represents professional excellence in skin care remains her focus.

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