Couperose is among the most frequent skin diseases in adulthood – and also among the most unpleasant. The fine capillaries which look bluish-red through the skin generally appear in the face and are immediately visible. They are most prominent on the cheeks and around the nose.
Genetic predisposition is one of its most frequent causes. But also
may lead to couperose.
Generally women and men aged 40 and over are affected. Cosmetic treatments to conceal the reddened face rarely provide the desired effect over the long term, however. Appropriate therapy helps to significantly relieve the symptoms of couperose. In our dermatology consultation, we analyze your skin and show you several ways to successfully treat the unattractive facial capillaries.
We eliminate unattractive capillaries with two effective methods which we always combine with external professional therapy:
We generally recommend six treatments at two- to four-week intervals.
Rosenpark Clinic is a private clinic accredited according to section 30 of the Trade Regulation Code [Gewerbeordnung]. We can provide you with an invoice in accordance with the Statutory Scale of Fees for Physicians [GOÄ] which you can submit to your health insurance company. Prior to the treatment, please clarify whether your health insurance company will reimburse the costs in your case.
Treatment with the IPL flash lamp is mildly painful. Depending on the scope of the therapy, we can offer you local anesthesia using a cream.
For more information about your options for a comfortable, pain-free treatment see the anesthesia section.
Essentially immediately. After the IPL flash lamp treatment, the skin may be reddened for several hours; after the laser treatment, it may be reddened for several days. The redness, which resembles a mild sunburn, can be concealed with cosmetics. During the period of the treatment you should avoid UV light and apply sun protection.
Dr. Sonja Sattler: "If you are prone to couperose, you should avoid temperature fluctuations and unnecessary circulation – for example, due to a peel treatment."