Revive your skin with these 3 treatments at La Jolla Vein & Vascular

Laser Skin Resurfacing | Vein & Vascular Treatment
Published On: June, 14, 2024

Advanced Cosmetic Laser Procedures in Vista

At our clinic, we offer advanced cosmetic laser skin treatments performed by our experienced physicians, Dr. Amanda Steinberger and Dr. Heidi Busch. Our state-of-the-art laser technology can treat various skin conditions across the entire body, including the face, neck, upper body, back, and legs.

Comprehensive Laser Treatments for Skin Conditions

We provide a wide range of laser treatments tailored to each individual’s needs. Using cutting-edge laser and light technology, we effectively treat conditions such as broken blood vessels, sun spots, precancerous spots, wrinkles, and enlarged pores. These treatments help improve the appearance of rosacea, telangiectasias, sun damage, skin texture changes, and brown sun spots. Each treatment plan is customized by our physicians, and sometimes a combination of different laser types is used to achieve the desired results.

Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is an excellent option for those looking to achieve dramatic improvements in their skin appearance with minimal downtime. Our Erbium Yag Laser is particularly effective for removing surface pigmentation and reducing mild to moderate fine lines and wrinkles on the face, hands, neck, and chest. This treatment is ideal for patients experiencing adverse skin changes due to aging, sun damage, or hormonal shifts. The Erbium Yag Laser offers impressive results with minimal downtime, making it a popular choice for skin rejuvenation.

Blood Vessel and Red Discoloration Treatment

For vascular reduction, our Yag Laser effectively heats and damages unwanted blood vessels, causing them to collapse and fade away. This treatment is ideal for broken blood vessels, red discoloration, vascular lesions such as cherry angiomas, and rosacea. The Rohrer Spectrum laser, with its Long Pulsed Yag Laser handpiece, is designed to treat spider veins caused by sun damage, hormonal changes, pregnancy, and aging. This device targets the hemoglobin in the veins, using longer pulses to heat and close off the veins, revealing smoother, youthful skin. Typically, 3-5 sessions are required for optimal results, especially for blue, purple, and darker-colored veins.

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatments

Our Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments are versatile and non-invasive, using a broad-band light source to address a variety of skin conditions. IPL is effective for hair reduction, acne reduction, and the removal of vascular and pigmented lesions. This treatment targets brown and red discoloration in the skin, providing a “no downtime” photorejuvenation, often referred to as a “photofacial.” The IPL handpiece, although not technically a laser, utilizes a wide range of laser wavelengths and is equipped with filters to deliver different treatments. This gentle and non-ablative treatment helps reveal healthier and more youthful-looking skin.

Who Should Receive Laser Treatments?

While many people can benefit from our spectrum laser treatments, there are some exceptions. The following individuals are not good candidates for spectrum laser treatment:

  • Pregnant women
  • Those with significantly tan skin
  • Individuals with severe acne or dermatologic conditions
  • People taking certain acne medications

Our specialists will examine your skin type and tone to determine if this treatment is suitable for you. For pigmented lesions, a consultation with our dermatologist is required prior to treatment, and insurance may cover this consultation if the lesion is a medical concern.

What to Expect During Treatment

  1. Consultation: Treatment is not performed on the same day as the consultation to allow for a thorough treatment plan formulation.
  2. Procedure: Depending on the treatment, the process may involve the use of different laser handpieces, each tailored to specific skin concerns.
  3. Post-Treatment Care: Recovery involves minimal downtime and few side effects. Some patients may experience swelling or skin irritation, and it’s essential to avoid sun exposure and use sunscreen to protect the treated areas.

How Long Does It Take for Results to Show?

Spectrum laser treatments provide almost immediate results. Noticeable improvements are often seen after the first session, with optimal results typically achieved within 2-4 weeks or after the 4th treatment session. Results continue to refine in the weeks following the treatment cycle.

For those looking to address various skin conditions with advanced laser technology, our cosmetic laser procedures offer effective and minimally invasive solutions. Schedule a consultation today to discover how our customized treatment plans can help you achieve healthier, more youthful-looking skin.

“Bringing Experts Together for Unparalleled Vein and Vascular Care”

La Jolla Vein & Vascular (formerly La Jolla Vein Care) is committed to bringing experts together for unparalleled vein and vascular care. 

Nisha Bunke, MD, Sarah Lucas, MD, and Amanda Steinberger, MD are specialists who combine their experience and expertise to offer world-class vascular care. 

Our accredited center is also a nationally known teaching site and center of excellence. 

For more information on treatments and to book a consultation, please give our office a call at 858-550-0330. 

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