Which laser for broken capillaries and veins on the face?

Dr.Irwin. which laser would you mostly recomend for broken capillaries and veins on my cheeks? i dont have a severe case but dont want theme to "spread". i also have melasma on both sides of my forehead and just did some botox . Thank you!

Either an IPL system or a pulsed dye system – both work nicely for this as long as the doctor/nurse know how to operate the laser/IPL system well and have an adequately powered system (this is a problem mostly in spas).    Here’s more on these systems.

A few hints….. if you think you might have rosacea or have rosacea, please be sure to see your board certified dermatologist for treatment to control it well.  This control will save you time and money on lasers in the future.

Also, an IPL system will treat lighter brown spots and stimulate collagen which is helpful for antiaging and very fine wrinkles.   The pulsed dye system is better for lots of larger vessels or resistent vessels and can be used to spot treat, but you won’t get the other beneficial effects.

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