Rosacea is a common but poorly understood disorder that primarily involves the face. It appears in adult life often in the later 30s to early 40s and is often initially characterized by facial flushing with persistent redness. Later, inflamed papules and pustules can appear usually on the cheek and nose. This condition can be quite embarrassing and difficult to deal with for most who struggle with it. At Illuminate Plastic Surgery, we aim to provide our clients with relief from rosacea and other similar skin concerns. As such, we offer a range of treatment options for tackling these issues head-on.
Rosacea occurs due to an alteration of the immune system on the surface of the skin which results from an abnormality of a protein referred to as a cathelicidin peptide. Over-expression of this protein results in an inflammatory response that results in redness, enlarged vessels, and irritation. This immune response may be genetic, environmental, or a combination of both.
CoolPeel – CoolPeel is a special laser skin peel procedure that cools the skin as it reduces the appearance of fine lines, sun damage, acne scarring, and pore size. Long term, CoolPeel can effectively improve skin texture without downtime.
HydraFacial© – This treatment option uses super serums rich with natural, nourishing ingredients to promote skin rejuvenation. HydraFacials work by first cleansing your skin through gentle exfoliation, then removing debris from clogged pores, and finally saturating your skin in antioxidants to maximize your natural glow.
Photorejuvenation IPL – Photorejuvenation IPL delivers light energy to the skin, treating age spots and sun damage. This energy is selectively absorbed into the skin by the unwanted pigment and then cleared away by the body.
Microdermabrasion – Microdermabrasion treatment for age spots involves a mild abrasion followed by vacuum suction to remove dead skin cells. The result of this process is the emergence of new, softer surface skin.
The results of our rosacea treatments are dependent on your specific needs and chosen treatment option. Most of the procedures we provide for this concern are non-invasive and result in little to no downtime. Our dedicated team always aims to do everything possible to minimize discomfort, both during and post-treatment. For specific information, we encourage you to visit our respective treatment pages or contact our Palo Alto plastic surgery office directly.
At Illuminate Plastic Surgery, our mission is to provide the Palo Alto community with the highest quality professional aesthetic services. Our treatment options for rosacea and other hyperpigmentation concerns are fully customizable and tailored to specific patient needs. We welcome you to come in for a visit and allow us to help you beautify your skin. Make an appointment to discuss our rosacea treatment options today by calling (650) 433-8621 or submitting your information via the form below.
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