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Broken Capillaries and Rosacea

Húðfegrun offers a laser treatment to get rid of broken capillaries in the facial area, on the chest and on the legs. A laser treatment that gives good results on rosacea and red spots is also available.
mon-fri: 8 AM-18 PM
Vegmúli 2, Reykjavík
+354 533 1320

The treatment is carried out with a laser beam that heats the underlying capillary without damaging surrounding skin or tissue. Subsequently the capillary/rosacea decreases gradually.

Number of treatments: Commonly it takes 4-6 treatments to get rid of broken capillaries in the facial area and a minimum of 6 treatments to get rid of broken capillaries on legs. When treating rosacea, 6-10 treatments are commonly needed to see good results. A month should pass between treatments.

After treatment: Heat and swelling can be felt in the treatment area immediately after treatment and can last from 1-2 days and up to a week, depending on the treatment area. In some cases blisters, wounds and scab may form after treatment. It is a completely normal reaction, but it is important to let the scab heal fully for optimal results. It is recommended to apply a healing lotion on the treatment area for a few days afterwards and follow strict hygienic measures to prevent infections. Use of support pants for at least a week after treatment is also recommended on broken capillaries on legs.

For optimal results after treatment on broken capillaries on legs the following is recommended:

·       Wear socks/tights with good support for at least one week.

·       Avoid standing or sitting for long periods of time.

·       Avoid letting the legs hang down if possible.

·       Avoid crossing the legs.

·       Skip physical exercise for 3 days.

After treatment:

·       Apply a healing lotion on the treatment area twice a day for one week.

·       Avoid sun exposure and tanning beds for at least one week.

·       Avoid going to the swimming pool for 1-2 days, depending on the treatment form.

·       Use sunscreen (at least SPF 30) for at least one week.

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Húðfegrun skin clinic in Reykjavík has over 20 years of experience in skin treatments. With the latest technology and lasers we can proudly offer personal and professional services for you and your skin.

Contact information:
Phone: 533-1320