Rosacea and Redness

Redness in the skin is a common condition that can appear with or without acne-like bumps, and may arise for unknown reasons. Undesired redness in the skin may cause self-consciousness, or the desire to apply more makeup in an attempt to cover up the uneven tone. Excessive makeup may clog the pores and result in additional breakouts and redness.

Sometimes, redness in the skin is caused by a condition known as Rosacea. Rosacea does not resolve itself, and if left untreated, it will worsen over time. It is a chronic condition that affects many ethnicities. Unlike acne, over-the-counter products often do not treat Rosacea and may end up irritating the skin, causing the condition to worsen.

Lucere understands the importance of feeling confident in your skin. As the leading dermatology, laser, and cosmetic clinic in Edmonton, we are proud to offer an array of corrective treatments to effectively treat Rosacea and redness.

Corrective Treatments

Excel V+ Redness Reduction
A fast and easy way to treat skin discolouration without invasive procedures. Using advanced laser technology, the Excel V+ laser combines the precision of two powerful lasers to target and treat unwanted red, brown, purple, and blue discolouration in the skin.
Treatment Time: 30 minutes - 1 hour
Discomfort Level: Mild-Moderate
Anesthesia: None
Recovery Time: Mild redness and increased puffiness for 2-4 days
Results: Results seen 1 week after treatment. 3-5 treatments needed for optimal results.
IPL Photofacial
A non-invasive treatment that use Intense Pulses of Light (IPL) to treat and repair a variety of skin issues. IPL PhotoFacials can improve the look of sun damage, redness, rosacea, and age spots with little to no downtime.
Treatment Time: 1 hour
Discomfort Level: Mild
Anesthesia: None
Recovery Time: Mild redness, swelling and/or bruising for 2-4 days
Results: 3-5 treatments needed for optimal results. Results start to appear about one week after treatment.
Laser Genesis
A gentle, non-ablative laser treatment that is designed to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and diminish redness to provide younger-looking, radiant skin.
Discomfort Level: None - mild
Anesthesia: None
Recovery Time: Mild pink, flushed skin for 1-3 days. In some cases mild puffiness or swelling 2-4 days.
Results: 4-6 treatments needed for optimal results, 4 weeks apart.
ND:YAG Vein Reduction
A comfortable laser treatment option for telangiectasias, hemangiomas, leg veins and facial wrinkles. The precision laser carefully heats inside the blood vessels, closing the vein’s walls.
Treatment Time: 45 minutes
Discomfort Level: Mild
Anesthesia: None
Recovery Time: Mild redness & swelling for 2-5 days
Results: 2-4 treatments needed for optimal results. Results can be seen 1 week after treatment.

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