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Anyone had Photofacial Photoderm for Rosacea?

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Old 04-01-2004, 04:08 AM   #1
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Anyone had Photofacial Photoderm for Rosacea?

I have consulted with a nurse on having Photoderm IPL for Rosacea and am very scared. This is my face we are talking about and I worry about negative side effects.
I would like to hear of others who tried it. How many treatments did you have? What was your condition?
I am supposed to go in next Wed. but I am holding out because I am taking a drug that causes photosensitivity which is a generac dieuretic pill for High Blood Pressure. The nurse said the drug would not interfere, but I think she is wrong since it causes photosensitivity I don't think it would be a good idea to have the IPL Photoderm done at this time.
Any comments would be appreciated. Thanks

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Old 04-20-2004, 03:06 PM   #2
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Re: Anyone had Photofacial Photoderm for Rosacea?

My husband has had three treatments for rosacea using photoderm and has had good results. It takes a few treatments but we can definitely see the great results.

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