I'm in the process of searching for a good doctor who performs the V-Beam
and I live in Long Beach. Who did you go to??
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From: "Gary" <garys3@...>
Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2003 6:53 AM
Subject: [rosacea] Aurora & V-Beam Together Yesterday
> Third treatment of this series, we used the Aurora first (2 passes),
> and then followed with the V-Beam (1 pass). The first two treatments
> were done with the Aurora laser only.
> I think this combination is a winner, at least for me. The areas of
> telangiectasia that were most noticeable are nearly clear today. Have
> to wait until the body finishes absorbing the treated veins to see
> just how much clearance there will be. Looks very promising. The
> doctor wants me to stop for three months and see how things look at
> that time.
> In the series from 1-1/2 years ago, the best results were obtained
> when the Photoderm and V-Beam were combined together, in my opinion.
> That really knocked down the redness and flushing. It's amazing that
> your skin can tolerate both treatments on the same day, but it does.
> I should add that the Aurora treatments today were pretty strong.
> Even with the numbing cream on there it was quite painful. Each zap
> made me jump a little. Especially on the second pass. I thought it
> might bruise but it didn't at all.
> It does eventually come back for me, maintenance treatments are
> something I'll just have to live with I guess. But at least these
> treatments are available nearby (I'm in Los Angeles).
> If redness, flushing and telangiectasia are your main symptoms, it
> might be worthwile to consult with a laser specialist about combining
> the two lasers. At least get his opinion.
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