Question: What Should You Not Do After VBeam?

Are VBeam results permanent?

VBeam® Results The results of the VBeam® laser can be permanent, depending on factors like the condition of the skin being treated and certain lifestyle choices, which can be discussed with Dr.

Krant during your consultation..

Is VBeam painful?

Is VBeam Laser Treatment Painful? Most people will feel mild discomfort. Redness and mild swelling are common, so you should expect these to occur. If you want to deal with redness, you could use topical numbing cream.

How do I take care of my skin after VBeam?

Cleanse the treated area gently, and apply Vaseline jelly or Aquaphor ointment once or twice a day until the skin returns to its normal color. Use a moisturizer with sunscreen when going outdoors. Take lukewarm, not hot, showers, and avoid strenuous exercise for two days.

How long does it take for swelling to go down after VBeam?

two to three daysSwelling: You will notice most of the swelling the first morning after treatment, particularly under the eyes. Swelling usually lasts two to three days.

Can you shower after VBeam laser?

Do not rub with towel or washcloth as the area is extremely delicate while the bruising or redness is present. Avoid hot baths or showers during the first 48 hours as the intense heat may cause additional discomfort.

Can you wash your face after VBeam?

Avoid partaking in activities that will heat up your skin, such as going in a hot tub/Jacuzzi/sauna, taking a very hot shower, or strenuous exercise for 2 days after treatment. First Few Days: Continue gentle cleansing and moisturizing over the next few days. Avoid scrubbing, rubbing, or using exfoliants for 1 week.

How long does bruising last after VBeam?

Most patients experience mild redness and swelling for 24 to 48 hours after the procedure. In rare instances, bruising can occur and is normal with pulse-dye laser treatments. After the laser treatment, keeping your head elevated and icing can be helpful for minimizing redness and swelling.

Does VBeam work for broken capillaries?

The Vbeam Prima Pulsed Dye Laser is one of the safest and most effective treatments for minor vascular skin conditions. It has a proven track record of being an effective solution to the problem of broken capillaries and smaller enlarged or dilated veins.

How long does it take to recover from VBeam?

The healing is generally a few days to one to two weeks. After treatment, you should not rub, scratch, or pick at the area. Avoid swimming, hot tubs, and contact sports if there is redness or irritation.

How often can you do VBeam?

Treatment lasts for a duration of 15-20 minutes and can be performed every 5-8 weeks. The number of treatments varies from one individual to another depending on the skin type and the condition that is being treated and can be performed every four weeks.

Can I drink alcohol after VBeam?

Do not drink alcohol, take aspirin, ibuprofen, vitamin E or fish oils for three days prior to, and 3-5 days after your laser treatment. Using these may increase the likelihood of bruising. 2. Avoid direct exposure to the sun.

Does VBeam tighten skin?

The VBeam laser vitalizes collagen and elastin fibers giving you a younger look. The treatment rejuvenates the skin without the downtime of surgery or invasive treatments.

Can VBeam cause hyperpigmentation?

Dark discoloration (hyperpigmentation) of the treated area is unlikely to occur and would fade over months; however, it is important to avoid sun exposure after treatment to minimize this risk. Light discoloration (hypopigmentation) and scarring are extremely rare.

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