Laser Rosacea Treatment

Laser Rosacea Treatment at JR Medical in Southend-on-Sea, Essex

What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a chronic disease that affects millions of men and women, in which the facial blood vessels enlarge, giving the cheeks and nose a flushed appearance. Many people that suffer from rosacea often report feelings of low self-esteem, embarrassment and frustration. Common symptoms of rosacea including flushing and skin redness, but other symptoms can develop as the condition progresses such as a burning or stinging sensation.

Rosacea is what is known as a relapsing condition. This means that there are periods when the symptoms of rosacea may be particularly bad, then other times when it is less severe.

What Causes Rosacea?

The actual cause of rosacea is largely unknown although some experts believe that abnormalities in the blood vessels may be a major contributing factor for rosacea. A number of triggers have been identified that may make rosacea worse. These include things such as sunlight, stress, hot drinks, alcohol and caffeine, spicy foods and even the menopause.

There is currently no known cure for rosacea but there are treatments available to help you control the symptoms. Topical and oral antibiotics are effective, yet often leave individuals with treatment plateau associated erythema and persistent flushing.

Rosacea Treatments at JR Medical

It has been investigated that the use of intense pulsed light for the treatment of the redness, flushing, and breakouts associated with rosacea would have a significant effect. The treatment involves beams of light aimed at the affected blood vessels in the skin, shrinking them to make them less visible. The light used during rosacea treatments doesn't use dangerous UV or infrared rays and it doesn’t generate heat, so it can' burn the skin. Offering an effective and long-lasting solution to the inflammation, redness and uneven skin tones associated with rosacea.

Regular use of ZO Skin Health products can also achieve remarkable results, even with some of the most difficult skin conditions such as rosacea. Contact us to find out more.

JR Medical is a clinic based in Southend-on-Sea, in Essex, with over 25 years of professional experience in the cosmetic industry. All treatments are administered by an experienced professional and include a free follow-up consultation to review your treatment as part of our ethically responsible service.

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