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Laser treatment of couperosis at KNAP Institute

Couperosis is a harmless but annoying condition and usually occurs in the face or on the décolleté. You may feel insecure due to the visible blood vessels and spider webs that often make the skin turn red and sometimes blue. Couperosis can also feel burning and give a red head. Couperosis unfortunately does not go away by itself. Couperosis is often associated with rosacea: although these conditions often occur together, they are two different things. With the laser treatment in our clinic in Amsterdam, Couperosis and rosacea are a thing of the past. Make an appointment for a free consultation right away.

About our laser treatment

How do couperosis and rosacea develop

Couperosis is partly a hereditary condition. Mainly people with a lighter skin type often suffer from discoloration. In general, couperosis is more common in the elderly and people who are out regularly. Couperosis can also occur as a result of acne rosacea; small inflammations occur in this skin condition, in which pimples may develop in addition to redness. In both cases, couperosis treatment can be treated effectively.

What you can do yourself against couperosis

Couperosis and rosacea do not disappear by itself, but can become worse. The redness can increase due to the consumption of coffee, tea, alcohol or spicy food. It is therefore important to avoid these ingredients. UV radiation can also contribute to exacerbation of couperosis and rosacea. Lubricate the skin with a sunscreen, both in winter and when it is sunny. In addition, it is important to avoid scented products when skincare. This prevents further irritation.

The couperosis treatment with a laser

Given that couperosis skin and rosacea do not go away on their own, our laser treatment offers a solution. At KNAP Institute in Amsterdam we work with the Harmony XL Pro laser where we can very precisely superficial superficial blood vessels. The relevant vessels are heated by the laser, causing them to break. The body then cleans up the damaged vessels itself.

You may experience a burning sensation during treatment. After the treatment, this almost immediately disappeared. Anesthesia is not necessary with this treatment. The couperosis treatment with laser is completely safe and gives excellent results with different skin types. The advanced technology meets the strict safety requirements and you are always treated by an experienced skin specialist.

After treatment

After the treatment, the skin may appear red and slightly swollen. This can be cooled with ice packs. After the session you can simply continue with your daily activities. In the days after the laser treatment, the vessels change color in a light red color. In the treated area the vessels gradually become less visible. Depending on the recovery capacity of the body and the thickness of the kegs, this can take several days to a week.

Number of treatments

Usually 2 to 4 treatments are sufficient to reduce couperosis and rosacea. Multiple treatments may be required depending on the severity. Couperosis and rosacea are unfortunately disorders that can come back. That is why we recommend an annual maintenance of 1 to 2 treatments. During the intake interview in our clinic on the Parnassusweg in Amsterdam, we will give you an estimate of the required sessions in advance.

Locatie Parnassusweg 9

KNAP Institute
Parnassusweg 9
1077 DA Amsterdam
020 670 8290

Openingstijden Parnasusweg
Maandag 08:00 – 21:00
Dinsdag 08:00 – 21:00
Woensdag 08:00 – 21:00
Donderdag 08:00 – 21:00
Vrijdag 08:00 – 21:00
Zaterdag 09:00 – 18:00
Zondag 10:00 – 18:00

Locatie Willemsparkweg 168

KNAP Willemsparkweg
Willemsparkweg 168
1071 HT Amsterdam
020 670 8290

Openingstijden Willemsparkweg
Maandag 09:00 – 21:00
Dinsdag 09:00 – 21:00
Woensdag 09:00 – 21:00
Donderdag 09:00 – 21:00
Vrijdag 09:00 – 21:00
Zaterdag 09:00 – 18:00
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