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  1. Thread: Cutera Excel V

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    It's been my experience that the full results...

    It's been my experience that the full results take about 6 weeks.
  2. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    Just checked in and was happy to see you're...

    Just checked in and was happy to see you're getting some improvement. My skin is still a bit bumpy and there are still a few very pale bruises. Seems like flushing is better. I can exercise without...
  3. Thread: Nothing Works

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    I really believe a good doctor with a good vbeam...

    I really believe a good doctor with a good vbeam laser can help you. IPLs did nothing for me
  4. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    vbeam Prima

    Week Four. Most of the bruising is gone. In Some areas the bruising is now pale red. There does appear to be spotty clearance of my resistant areas. I have a bit of increased flushing but that...
  5. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    I don't have any idea what the settings are. In...

    I don't have any idea what the settings are. In the past I tried using other people's settings and they were never effective for me. I believe that individual settings vary depending on skin color,...
  6. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    vbeam Prima

    Two weeks out from Vbeam Prima treatment. Still have a lot of bruising that is resolving very slowly. With other vbeam treatments they would be gone by now.My skin is very dry but that's not unusual....
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    I'm really surprised that a doctor recommended it...

    I'm really surprised that a doctor recommended it to you for Rosacea. I would not do it unless there was some real clinical evidence that it would work. Another consideration would be that you...
  8. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    The major difference was that I had more heat...

    The major difference was that I had more heat tolerance before I would start to flush . That did a lot for my quality of life.
  9. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    I'm pretty sure that he does not use the 1064...

    I'm pretty sure that he does not use the 1064 wavelength for Rosacea treatment. My memory is the he was pretty adamant that he only uses it for leg veins. There have been "multi plex" machines before...
  10. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    v beam prima

    It's been one week since my first treatment. Swelling took about four days to finally resolve. Massive bruising starting to resolve, but has a way to go. I think it might have finally cleared the...
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    First I want to say that you should NEVER get...

    First I want to say that you should NEVER get blisters from a treatment. This doctor has has no idea what they are doing. Yes I got scars from a treatment that left blisters. I also have patches...
  12. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    vbeam Prima

    Correction- Vbeam Prima not Vista. Sorry brain must be swollen too
  13. Thread: Vbeam Prima

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    vbeam prima

    Have not posted here for some time as my condition has improved a lot. I get touch ups every 6 months but there are still a few areas (sides of nose and upper chest) that have been very resistant....
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    lasers can absolutely make you worse or scar you...

    lasers can absolutely make you worse or scar you in the hands of the wrong doctor. Any laser can. I was made worse and scarred by well known laser "experts". These experts probably had a two hour...
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    made no difference to me either as long as it was...

    made no difference to me either as long as it was not too hot
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    Hi sorry I didn't see this earlier . Could you pm...

    Hi sorry I didn't see this earlier . Could you pm me please
  17. I take a lot of these "studies" with a grain of...

    I take a lot of these "studies" with a grain of salt. Unless there are clinical details like how the "studY" was conducted, how many people were in the sample etc. etc. it's just a statement from...
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    Before you make a final decision on any doctor...

    Before you make a final decision on any doctor please do a search of patient review sites like ratemd, yelp, health grades etc. Do not rely on magazine articles, health segments on the news, or any...
  19. I would stay away from the bruisesd areas for a...

    I would stay away from the bruisesd areas for a couple of days just because they're sore and healing and finacia might irritate your skin.
  20. Your doctor was not really honest with you. Its...

    Your doctor was not really honest with you. Its really shocking the first time. Most of the bruising will resolve in a couple of weeks. After that you may have some brown spots (that can be covered...
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    Its really just zinc oxide. It calms things down...

    Its really just zinc oxide. It calms things down when I'm having a flushing episode. Its thick and pasty so its really only useful when you're at home.
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    I have found that for 6-7 weeks after treatment...

    I have found that for 6-7 weeks after treatment recovery is up and down and then I'm suddenly much better. Try cold milk with a bit of oil Its ok to let it dry a couple of times and put another layer...
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    These days the vast majority of doctors in the...

    These days the vast majority of doctors in the U.S. who work in a hospital or a clinic do not work for the hospital. Their practice is just at that location. The rules on who can perform a laser...
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    Sadly publications have also become a vehicle to...

    Sadly publications have also become a vehicle to attract patients. Although there are lots of studies about Rosacea, the vast majority do not have anything near what would be accepted as a...
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    Vbeam can be very dangerous in the wrong hands. I...

    Vbeam can be very dangerous in the wrong hands. I recommend that before choosing a doctor you run their name through various patient review sites like ratemd, health grades, vitals, yelp.Some Doctors...
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