New Orleans, LA area patients ask, does laser vascular treatment work?

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Dr. Mary Lupo describes varicose veins as those that are extremely enlarged which can cause them to be palpable
Patients who are seeking treatment for vascular issues, such as varicose veins or rosacea, may benefit from laser treatment with New Orleans, LA area dermatologist, Dr. Mary Lupo. Vascular treatments are readily available in her state-of-the-art practice for patients who are interested in improving the appearance of their skin by treating underlying blood vessels.

What laser treatment is available for vascular conditions?

Laser therapies are used for the treatment of vascular conditions. Does vascular laser work? Yes, they can reduce the redness of rosacea and the appearance concerns associated with spider or varicose veins. The laser treatments target these specific vessels to provide a successful treatment of these conditions. The devices used in our practice are cleared by the FDA and supervised by a Board-certified dermatologist for appropriate care.

Laser vascular treatment in New Orleans, LA - What does it address?

  • Varicose veins
  • Spider veins
  • Rosacea
  • Hemangiomas
  • Cherry angiomas
  • Poikiloderma

What are varicose veins?

Laser therapies are used for the treatment of vascular conditions Dr. Mary Lupo describes varicose veins as those that are extremely enlarged which can cause them to be palpable. They are commonly seen on the legs. Varicose veins can be treated by addressing them with a vascular laser which closes them up and redirects the blood to other, healthier veins. This reduces their appearance and allows them to be naturally absorbed into the body in a safe and effective manner. Varicose veins are not only an aesthetic issue, but they can become painful and even itch for patients who have them.

What are spider veins?

Spider veins are much smaller veins that can appear on the face and legs, and they do not cause any harm. However, they can be unsightly, and many patients feel self-conscious about their appearance. This is when patients can ask their dermatologist about the benefits of treating them with a vascular laser option at the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology.

What is rosacea?

Rosacea is a condition that can cause diffuse redness on the skin, specifically on the facial area. There are several types of rosacea that can result in redness of the skin and inflammation of the eyes. This condition is often triggered by certain environmental elements from spicy foods to extreme temperature changes. Dietary factors are also important. This chronic skin disorder can be extremely embarrassing for patients who experience it. A special skin care regimen can greatly reduce the chance of flare-ups and provide long-term solutions. However, sometimes patients need to take their treatment a step further and seek solutions such as vascular laser therapy. Vascular laser therapy can target the specific blood vessels and greatly reduce the unwanted side effects of this skin disorder. Patients should also work with their dermatologist to determine their specific flare-up triggers and avoid them whenever possible to keep the skin clear and beautiful.

What are hemangiomas?

Dr. Mary Lupo is a dedicated professional and Board-certified dermatologist in the area of New Orleans, LA who provides patients with a wide selection of services for improving the skin, hair, nails, and body. A hemangioma is a type of birthmark that is a collection of extra blood vessels that develop on the skin. It may appear as a spot of bright red or rubbery skin that has developed anywhere on the body and is typically present at birth. It may grow during the child’s first year of life, then stop, slowly fading over the years. Many children who are born with a hemangioma will have little to no signs of it by the time they reach the age of ten. However, many of these can grow on very visible areas of the body such as the face and hands and can be reduced faster with vascular laser treatments at the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology. Children can undergo several treatments to reduce the redness and size of hemangiomas that may be embarrassing. Hemangiomas are not dangerous and do not have side effects if they stay present on the skin.

Schedule a visit with our staff of professionals today to learn about vascular laser treatment

Dr. Mary Lupo is a dedicated professional and Board-certified dermatologist in the area of New Orleans, LA who provides patients with a wide selection of services for improving the skin, hair, nails, and body. Patients can contact the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology by calling (504) 777-3047 to schedule an appointment and discuss the advantages of laser vascular treatments and many other solutions that can be used for men and women. The practice is conveniently located at 145 Robert E. Lee Boulevard #302.


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Our mission at the Lupo Center is to provide patients with innovative, effective and ethical care to make each person look and feel their personal best. To fulfill our goal, we provide state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments to all patients.

Board certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology Mary P. Lupo, MD has been a leader in the field of non-surgical rejuvenation since 1983. She travels internationally to teach her innovative techniques, and her reputation brings in patients from around the country. She started the first formal residency training program for injectables and peels in 1983 at Tulane Medical School and served as past president of Women’s Dermatologic Society, clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane and a founder of Cosmetic Boot Camp. Dr. Lupo holds membership in many prestigious dermatology associations, participates in clinical trials for approval of new drugs and devices and acts as an advisor for numerous aesthetic-minded companies.