Vascular / Birthmark Removal
Therapy with pulse dye laser (V-beam) to eliminate skin disorders caused by acquired or inherited vascular disorders.
Some vascular abnormalities that can be managed by laser:
Port Wine Stain (PWS)
Vascular disorders that can affect 0.5% of the population. The sign is pink skin from birth, which does not disappear after age. As people age PWS tends to become darker and bigger. If left unchecked, it will cause cosmetic problems and bleeding can easily occur. This disorder can spread throughout the body.
This disorder is a tumor of blood vessels accompanied by rapid growth at the end of the vessels, appear small at birth, then quickly enlarge. This disorder can shrink at the age of 6-7 years. But when attacking in advance, especially in the eye area it is recommended to do irradiation with a V-beam immediately.
Same with hemangiomas, but this disorder attacks the veins (veins). This disorder attacks large blood vessels. Problems that arise are cosmetic.
Teleangiectasia of the Face
This disorder is a dilation of blood vessels on the face caused by genetic, hormonal, rosacea, radiation dermatitis and other skin diseases. Problems that arise are usually cosmetic.
Why do vascular lesions, especially congenital ones, need to be treated?
Some people feel uncomfortable with congenital vascular lesions, especially those that attack the face. These lesions also cause psychological problems, and sometimes cause bleeding, so management is recommended to do with a V-beam as early as possible.
How is the security of using a V-beam laser?
V-beam laser is able to selectively repair blood vessels without damaging surrounding skin tissue. The use of V-beam laser is safe and without side effects even in infants.
Is the use of a V-beam laser painful or painful?
For adult patients can tolerate the pain that is felt. In children, babies who have a low degree of tolerance, the doctor will adjust the amount of energy used.
What happens after irradiation using a laser?
Immediately after the laser procedure, the laser area is blackish blue and will disappear within 3-4 days.