Q – Who is the best candidate for the laser treatment of rosacea or brown spots?
Candidates for laser therapy for the treatment or rosacea or brown spots are in good physical health and have realistic expectations for the outcome of the procedure. A private consultation with Dr. Buckingham will help to determine the appropriate treatment to meet your desired needs.
Q – What can I expect during a consultation for rosacea or brown spot treatment?
During your consultation for the laser treatment of rosacea or brown spots, you will meet with Dr. Buckingham who will perform a complete facial analysis in order to determine the appropriate approach for your specific condition. Any questions or concerns that you may have will be addressed by the doctor at this time.
Q – Where are rosacea and brown spot treatments performed?
Laser therapy for the treatment of rosacea or brown spots may be performed in the office setting.
Q – Is anesthesia used for the treatment of rosacea and brown spots?
Laser therapy for the treatment of rosacea or brown spots may involve some type of local or topical anesthetic. At times oral sedation is also used.
Q – How long is the procedural time for rosacea brown spot treatment?
Laser therapy for the treatment of rosacea or brown spots may take up to one-and-a-half hours to complete.
Q – Is there much pain associated with the treatment of rosacea or brown spots?
Patients undergoing laser therapy for the treatment of rosacea or brown spots may experience some mild discomfort. This is generally well tolerated and can be relieved with pain medication if necessary.
Q – What is the recovery like after the treatment of rosacea and brown spots?
Fraxel therapy for the treatment of brown spots typically involves 1-2 days of recovery.