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The doctors in the Stanford Health Care Dermatologic Surgery program not only have the expertise to help improve the health and appearance of your skin, they are leading the development of new technologies and techniques not yet available at other centers.
Years of experience using pulsed dye laser treatments safely and effectively.
Expertise using pulsed dye lasers to treat facial redness and acne rosacea.
Fast treatment with minimal pain and downtime.
Treatment available in a comfortable, private, easy to reach setting.
What Is Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment?
About Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
Laser treatments have an exceptional track record of safety and effectiveness. Pulsed dye lasers are used safely and effectively to treat facial redness resulting from dilated or excess blood vessels.
Pulsed dye lasers use light converted into heat. They are called “pulsed dye” because they use a solution with an organic dye to create the laser effect. The lasers deliver intense yet gentle bursts of light into very targeted areas of the skin. The resulting heat destroys damaged blood vessels while keeping surrounding skin safe.
Your body absorbs the damaged blood vessels, and your blood flows normal through other, healthier vessels.
What to Expect from Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
Pulsed dye laser treatment can be effective for a variety of skin conditions, including rosacea, facial redness, port wine stains, hemangiomas, hypertrophic scars, keloids, and telangiectasis.
The doctors on our Dermatologic Surgery team are experts in using the most advanced pulsed dye laser technology. We have helped refine the most sophisticated procedures to make them as effective and safe as possible for our patients.
Most patients see results immediately, and the treatment is safe for all skin types.
You may feel a warming or tingling sensation during treatment. After treatment, the feeling may be like a mild, temporary sunburn.