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April is Rosacea Awareness Month. A common but often misunderstood skin condition, rosacea affects as many as 16 million Americans according to the National Rosacea Society, though many of those afflicted may not even realize it. Symptoms include redness on the cheeks, nose, chin, or forehead, small visible blood vessels on the face, bumps or pimples, and watery, irritated eyes. Unfortunately, there is no known cause of rosacea, nor is there a cure, but numerous treatments and products on the market today can help control the visible symptoms of the skin disorder.
For example, a dermatologist may treat the redness associated with rosacea with a laser such as the Vbeam from Candela, whic
As I age I understand more and more the importance of a radiant and even-toned complexion. I was probably born with freckles and now the sun is adding to the array with signs of discoloration and sun spots (I’ll never use the dreaded terminology – age spots) on my face as well as my hands. So I was very glad to hear about the new lightening system from Syneron-Candela called elure. Syneron is the global laser company that brought us Velashape, elos, and a host of other unique technologies, and Candela is most well known for its V-Beam pulsed dye laser that targets redness.
The three step program is just possibly one of the biggest real advances in skin lightening of the last 50 year
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