Treatment of port wine stains

Port wine stain

Most of the port wine stains are either present at birth or occur within a few months of birth. In the early stages of the stain, it is usually pink in color. In the course of time, the color becomes darker, a reddish, purplish color change and thickening of the skin are observed in the skin. While the port wine stain is often seen in the face, it can also be seen in any part of the body. Port wine stain can cause hypertrophy in subcutaneous tissues and bones with age.

Treatment of laser with port wine;

Laser treatment is one of the successful methods in the treatment of port wine stains. It targets vascular structures and hemoglobin in the skin. Absorbed energy allows the color of the wine to be opened.

Laser treatment is one of the successful methods in the treatment of port wine stains. It targets vascular structures and hemoglobin in the skin. Absorbed energy allows the color of the wine to be opened.

How does the treatment process proceed?

Laser therapy takes place in the form of sessions. The success rate of treatment varies depending on the density and location of the stain. After treatment, the stain is between 60-80%. In the treatment of laser, facial spots respond better than arm, leg or other parts of the body. The earlier the treatment of port wine stains, the better the results can be obtained.

What are the risks of laser treatment?

Some of the complications that may occur are not burns, scars and stains.

How is the duration of treatment determined?

Duration of treatment, number of sessions vary depending on the size, depth and darkness of the stain. It can last for 4-8 sessions.

What are the vascular and skin problems where laser treatment is effective?

Port wine stains, rose spots, hemangioma (benign vascular tumors), capillary dilatations, increased blood circulation of the skin, spider nevi, rosacea, dermatological disorders that cause skin lesions on the skin, scar and keloid, or skin damage caused by excessive skin tissue healing can be used effectively in the treatment of swelling.

What is seen in the healing process after laser port wine stain?

After laser treatment for 1-2 weeks, darkening of the spot, percent edema and rarely bubbles in the form of vesicles can be seen.

What are the lasers used in stain treatment?

Pulsed dye laser

(PDL) KTP laser

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

Long pulsed ND YAG laser

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