• Spider veins
• Rosacea, telangiectasias
• Port-wine stains
• Angioma, hemangioma (haemangioma), Spider Nevus
• "Red" stretch marks
Pulses of light are being absorbed in the blood vessels by the red blood pigment (hemoglobin). These are then being destroyed permanently through the thereby induced momentary heating - this is reflected in a gray / blue / red discoloration which disappears within 10 - 14 days.
Duration of treatment:
For small alterations one session is usually sufficient. For deep-reaching and extensive changes more sessions are needed.
Comparable with pinpricks, it is generally well tolerated with no anesthetic. In cases of pain sensitivity and in the treatment of young children it is possible to work with a skin anesthetic cream. The treatment of e.g. extensive port-wine stains, even in case of young children, can - if necessary - take place under general anesthesia with guidance of our anesthesiologist Dr. med. Sebastian Koch.
After- treatment: Sun protection