The difference of Cutera CoolGlide
This treatment incorporates flawless laser wavelength with softest parameters enabling the finest vascular laser system treats a large diapason of vessels from very small spider veins to deep blue reticular veins fast, safely, and efficiently. Patients with dark, bright or shiny skin will achieve brilliant results with slightest bruises or blisters.
How does the treatment work?
The system shoots pulses of light energy which makes blood within the veins coagulate. Consequently, the vessels are destroyed and later absorbed again by the body. Afterwards blood flow is diverted deeper under your skin’s surface.
What patients can be treated with this system?
This modern system includes an exclusive design and long wavelength giving possibility to treat any skin type.If you want to discover if CoolGlide Vein Therapy is right for you – ask advice from your aesthetician.
What vein typesCoolGlide treats?
The Cutera CoolGlide removes unsightly veins from different parts of the body. Tiny, facial veins (or ‘telangiectasia’) are cured fast without bruises or damaging to your skin. Varicose can also be treated with immaculate results. Knotty varicose veins are not preferable to cure though. With the help of precise recommendation of your aesthetician you will conclude which vessels you need to treat and get the most appropriate course of treatment.
How similar is it to Sclerotherapy?
Among all of them many physicians and patients give preference to CoolGlide Vein Therapy as it doesn’t involve painful injections.
How about blood blisters and port wine stains?
Blood blisters or “cherryangioma ” react very well to CoolGlide, mostly within one treatment. Patients with port wine stains and other vascular lesions who failed to find resolution to their problems before have now been delighted with the effects of Cool Glide. Ask your physician for advice and have a detailed examination of the areas requiring treatment.
How many treatments are necessary to have?
Usually two treatments are enough to have the first results. This, however, depends on the amount, colour, and size of the vessels needed to be treated. As individual outcomes are always various you should ask your aesthetician about your specific condition.
Is Cool Glide painful?
Most patients agree to feel slight sensation when the energy is delivered from a hand piece. No local anesthesia or medication is required but still some patients prefer to use some painkillers prior. After the treatment the level of pain decreases to minimum.
What are Post-treatment procedures?
After the treatment you may expect slight redness or bruises on your skin. When you treat bigger veins, a light brown pigment may carry on for a couple of weeks or months when the treatment is over. If you had leg vein treatments it is recommended to wear support hose for some time.
Are there any side effects?
Generally side effects during Cool Glide are rare, but if they happen it can be observed in small reddening and local swelling of the skin. Usually this effect last for less than 24 hours. Some patients may have bruising and, in very rare cases, blisters can occur. If you want to find out more about risks and results of this treatment – consult your professional.
Will my activity be limited after treatment?
Normally patients come back to their activities straight away. Nevertheless, it is advisable to avoid harsh activities such as intensive exercise in the first 24 hours after treatment. When outdoors use sunscreen to avoid the sun damage. It is also a good idea to minimize your staying in the sun.
When can I see the results?
The practice shows that within two to six treatment session all the patients felt prominent improvement. Still, your final results may not be visible for several months. It is likely that new veins will appear over time, but these can be removed with the Cutera CoolGlide as well.