This efficient pulsed dye laser is effective in addressing veins, vascular lesions and pigmented 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 also have bruising and 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
Vbeam Prima® is a highly efficient pulsed-dye laser (PDL) used to treat a variety of concerns, including benign vascular, pigmented, and certain non-pigmented lesions. The combination of the 595nm wavelength and the 1064nm wavelength provides even more treatment versatility. The device boasts high patient tolerability and a low incidence of side effects.
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 Vbeam Prima Work?
This 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 Vbeam Prima adds a second wavelength that allows for the treatment of venous lakes, blue veins, fine lines, and wrinkles. There is no downtime after the procedure, making it easy to work a Vbeam procedure into your daily schedule.
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 Prima 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 to treat port wine birthmark
Vbeam laser to treat port wine birthmark on infant’s face
Vbeam laser to treat port wine birthmark above infant’s lip
Vbeam Prima In The News
Questions and Answers
Q: Is Vbeam Prima 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 in-person 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 Prima 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 Prima Treatments The Right Choice for Me?
A: Vbeam Prima 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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