Vbeam Perfecta is a pulsed dye laser that offers superior results when treating visible facial veins and vascular lesions.
- Downtime: None
- Pain Level: Minimal
- Results Duration: Long Lasting
Vascular lesions, visible facial veins, telangiectasia, some birthmarks
Mild redness and swelling for a day or 2 – may see some bruising or skin darkening, particularly when treating birthmarks
Can be used on nearly any area of the face or body
Some treatments may require more than one session to achieve an optimal outcome
Handpiece delivers laser energy directly into the area of concern
Topical or local anesthesia administered prior to treatment.
Reduction or elimination of visible facial veins or vascular lesions
The Laser and Skin Surgery Center of New York has participated in the development of this 595nm wavelength laser with the Candela Corporation for the treatment of facial blood vessels, port wine stains, and hemangiomas. There is also the potential for increased improvement in the birthmark treatment as a result of the new parameters available with this laser. Dr. Geronemus has presented one of the first papers on the Vbeam at the annual American Academy of Dermatology meeting in San Francisco in March of 2000.
The board-certified physicians at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York have an extensive range of laser devices that allow us to customize all our patient’s treatments to ensure an optimal outcome. We have the experience and expertise to help you meet all your aesthetic goals with comfortable treatments and minimal downtime in most cases. Our team would be happy to meet with you to discuss your concerns and create a personalized treatment plan to keep you looking and feeling your absolute best.
How does the Vbeam Perfecta Work?
This pulsed-dye laser offers a dramatic improvement in the treatment of blood vessels with the ability to target the blood inside the vein without affecting the surrounding skin and tissue. Post-treatment bruising and crusting are uncommon after this treatment, making the device particularly safe for treating vascular concerns.
The benefit of this laser in the treatment of port-wine stains and hemangiomas has also been demonstrated with less post-treatment darkening. The Vbeam utilizes the dynamic cooling spray which helps minimize discomfort and has been very well accepted by our patients. There is no downtime after the procedure, making it easy to work a Vbeam procedure into your daily schedule. To learn more about treating facial veins, visit our online webinar
When Will I See Results?
You may see initial improvement immediately following your procedure. However, full results are likely to develop in a week or two after your session. Those results should be very long-lasting.
How Long is the Recovery Time After Treatment?
Downtime after a Vbeam Perfecta treatment is minimal. Most patients resume their daily routine right away. Side effects are typically mild and temporary and may include some slight swelling or skin redness for a day or two.
Real Patients Before and After photos
Vbeam laser with injections to treat scar after heart surgery
Vbeam laser used to remove hemangioma from infant’s finger
Vbeam laser to treat visible veins on chest after radiation treatment
Vbeam Perfecta In The News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Candela® Announces Results of The Largest Published Study of Infants And Children Using Vbeam® Laser System.
The Aesthetic Guide features Dr. Roy Geronemus
Questions and Answers
Q: Is Vbeam Perfecta Safe?
A: Yes. The FDA has approved these devices for the treatment of visible veins and vascular lesions. With thousands of patients undergoing these treatments, the lasers have also demonstrated a track record of safety and efficacy when used by an experienced, board-certified physician. Our board-certified physicians have extensive experience using this device and will use their expertise to customize your treatment so it is as safe and effective as possible.
Q: How Many Treatments Will I Need?
A: Patients often achieve their full results with a single treatment session. However, some might require a series of appointments to produce an optimal outcome. Your doctor will assess your concerns and goals at your initial consultation to create a personalized treatment plan that works best for you.
Q: How Long Do Results Last?
A: The results you achieve through your Vbeam Perfecta treatment can be very long-lasting. Any vessels or lesions that are eliminated are unlikely to return. However, you can develop new veins over time, which may require additional procedures to maintain your clearer, more beautiful skin.
Q: Are There Any Side Effects?
A: Side effects after a pulsed dye laser treatment are usually mild and temporary. Some patients might experience skin redness and slight swelling in the treatment areas for a day or two.
Q: Are Vbeam Perfecta Treatments The Right Choice for Me?
A: Vbeam Perfecta procedures are usually recommended for men and women who have spider veins, telangiectasia or vascular lesions they would like to eliminate. Our physicians are happy to schedule a consultation for you so you can receive an in-person assessment and treatment recommendations.
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