Do you suffer from Rosacea?

Rosacea is a chronic condition characterized by facial erythema (redness). Rosacea typically begins as redness on the central face across the cheeks, nose, or forehead, but can also less commonly affect the neck, chest, ears, and scalp. Many people also develop small visible vessels on their face as well, often called telangiactasia. These are treated in the same manner as rosacea

Over time, the skin’s underlying structure breaks down, robbing our faces of their definition, youthful plumpness, and resilience. Skin also renews itself much more slowly than it once did. Thanks to all these factors (not to mention genetics, weight changes, and sun damage), skin starts to sag and hang.

Treatments offered at Rajeunir Medical Spa:

  • Chemical Peel

    Rejuvenate Your Skin with Rajeunir’s IPL Chemical Peel

    The Rajeunir Medical Spa peel is light IPL chemical peel that revitalizes photo-damaged and sensitive skin, helps improve problematic skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines. These peels are appropriate for multiple applications and as a companion treatment for IPL™ Photo Facials and Microdermabrasion. By combining scientifically proven ingredients at the highest acid concentrations and the lowest pH allowable, the Rajeunir Medical Spa IPL chemical peel accelerates the cell renewal process, stimulates collagen synthesis, and gives you overall skin rejuvenation.

  • Rosacea Therapy

    Reduce Redness with Rosacea Therapy

    Over 14 million people have Rosacea, a skin condition that produces excessive redness and blushing of the cheeks, nose and chin. In more severe forms, acne-like pustules or thickening of the nose skin will produce an abnormality known as rhinophyma. Rosacea is a chronic skin condition most commonly found on the facial skin, but also can be located on the chest, neck, ears or scalp. Rosacea is primarily found in people over the age of 30 with fair skin who flush or blush easily. This condition can run genetically, affecting more women than men. Men, however, will often have a more severe form of Rosacea. If you have symptoms of Rosacea, you may be a candidate for Rosacea Therapy.

    IPL™—Intense Pulsed Light—is an FDA approved, breakthrough technology that uses a broadband spectrum of light that can alleviate the Rosacea symptoms. Rosacea is treated by using a combination of IPL™ treatments and light chemical peels, along with topical applications. There is no cure for Rosacea, however, these treatments will help control the symptoms.

    What are rosacea symptoms?

    • Flushing – Many people with Rosacea have a history of frequent blushing or flushing. This facial redness may come and go, and is often the earliest sign of the disorder.
    • Persistent Redness – Persistent facial redness is the most common individual sign of Rosacea, and may resemble blushing or a sunburn that does not go away.
    • Bumps and Pimples – Small, solid, red bumps or pimples often develop. While these may resemble acne, blackheads are absent and burning or stinging may occur.
    • Visible Blood Vessels or Spider Veins – In many people with Rosacea, small blood vessels become visible on the skin, especially on the chin, cheeks and nose.
    • Skin Sensitivity or Dryness – Patients with Rosacea often experience very sensitive skin.

    How does IPL™ treatment work?

    This incredible therapy is based on disbursing high intensity pulses of light through a handpiece that is gently applied over the treated area. IPL™ treats only targeted areas, leaving the surrounding skin untouched.

    Is IPL™ safe?

    Yes. This patented, FDA-approved technology safely and effectively treats rosacea. Advanced light systems have been used safely on millions of patients of all ages worldwide.

    What results should I expect after treatment?

    Immediately after the treatment you will experience some minor redness which typically lasts only a few hours. You can expect to immediately return to normal activities.

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    Pre-Treatment Instructions

      • Discontinue sun tanning and the use of tanning beds and self-tanning creams 4 weeks before and throughout the treatment course. This will reduce the chance of skin color changes, and development of new lesions.
      • Always use an SPF 30 or greater sunscreen on all exposed treatment areas and re-apply every 2 hours throughout the day. Wear protective hats and clothing.
      • Discontinue use of exfoliating creams such as Retin-A and other skin exfoliating products 2 weeks prior to and during the entire treatment course.
      • Discontinue use of Oral Isotretinoin/Accutane for 6 months prior to and during treatment. Accutane changes the underlying structure of the skin which may cause an increase skin sensitivity to light.
      • If you have a history of Herpes outbreaks in the area of treatment you should consult your Primary Care Provider for medical evaluation and possible antiviral therapy prior to treatment.
      • An accurate diagnosis, by a Physician, of abnormal lesions or brown spots prior to treatment is necessary before treatment of lesions. Failure to do so, may delay proper treatment.

    Post-Treatment Instructions

      • A mild sunburn-like sensation is expected. This usually last 2-24 hours but can persist up to 72 hours. Mild swelling and/or redness may accompany this, which usually resolves in 2-3 days. In some cases, prolonged redness or blistering may occur.
      • Apply cool/ice compresses and/or 1% Hydrocortisone cream to treatment areas for 10-15 minutes every hour for the next 4 hours, as needed, to reduce discomfort or swelling.
      • The treated area can be gently cleansed and polysporin can be applied if needed.
      • Pigmented lesions may initially look raised and/or darkened with a reddened perimeter. The lesion is usually healed in 7-21 days, but may take 4 weeks to completely fade.
      • Direct sun exposure to the treatment area is prohibited from whatever source (natural sun, tanning beds, self-tanning creams) and the use of SPF 30 or greater is mandatory.
      • Be aware of the likelihood of coincidental hair removal in the treatment area.
      • Do not pick, scratch or remove scabs. This will help decrease the chance of infection and scarring.
      • Until redness has completely resolved avoid swimming, hot tubs/Jacuzzis and activities that cause excessive perspiration.