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Vbeam Perfecta®

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About Vbeam Perfecta®

Pulsed dye laser treatments offer a revolutionary approach to address various skin concerns with remarkable precision and minimal discomfort. Renowned for their effectiveness in treating conditions like rosacea, vascular birthmarks, and spider veins, these treatments provide targeted therapy, resulting in a more even skin tone and reduced redness. Thomas Dermatology proudly partners with Candela to provide patients with access to the Vbeam Perfecta®, the gold standard for the treatment for vascular lesions. Call the nearest office to learn more or book an appointment online today.

This was my first visit at Thomas Dermatology and I’m so grateful with the genuine kindness by the staff! I was quite nervous for my appointment but was given some words of encouragement and calmed down quickly! I’m so grateful for them!
Kathryn D.
Dr. Hand was kind, compassionate and honest. I am thrilled and grateful that after one month of having the procedure the deep incision on my cheek is healing beyond my expectations.
Dawn W.
Vanessa Benes is the best! Caring, listens, down to earth, just all around great person & PA. I’m usually in and out within 30 minutes yet never feel rushed. Office is very organized and timely. I see Vanessa and so do my kids absolutely recommend.
Leray A.
Susie Smith has treated me for 10 years. I cannot express enough what excellent care she gives. Very thorough yearly skin checks. She has put my eczema in remission. Cleared up my acne and keeps my face and skin beautiful.
Annie T.
I always have great results with Christine Crovetti. Christine is a perfectionist. She takes her time and is very informative to what you request. I highly recommend her services.
Lorry M.
I got there right on time for my appointment and was called back immediately. Everyone from the nurse to the doctor was exceptional! Very patient, informative, and friendly!
Danny S.
Dr. Lieberman is personable, caring and very thorough. He’s been my dermatologist for over 10 years and he always takes time to discuss issues with me and answer any questions I might have. I never feel rushed and always believe I get the best medical care from him.
Patricia C.
Jordan Spoon was very professional and related really well to my 11 year old who was very nervous to be there. I would highly recommend her.
Marv H.
This is the third dermatology practice I have visited and the first one that treated me with professionalism and skill. I would definitely recommend this practice.
Joanne B.
Reylina was warm yet knowledgeable and professional, and delightful to visit with during my facial. I didn’t feel like she was trying to sell me on any products or services that wouldn’t benefit me and my specific skin type. Would 100% recommend!
Jennie T.
We love Dr. Michaels and Thomas Dermatology. They have been taking care of us for over 25 years, they have helped our whole family.
Annie B.
I took my 7 year old granddaughter to Thomas Dermatology and everyone there was very helpful, professional. Kylee was very patient with my granddaughter. Highly recommend!
Jeanette M.
Great experience as a first time patient. The check in was easy and the receptionist was very professional and friendly. Dr. Corbett was very friendly and easy to talk to about my concerns. She has a great disposition and is a good listener.
Andrew H.
I have been going to Thomas Dermatology for many years, starting at Post Road and now at the Centennial office. I have always been treated with kindness and with utmost professionalism.
Linda O.
It was amazing experience. The staff at the front desk were very friendly. I was taking back on time with no extra wait time. Terry Davis is amazing and very good at what he does. I was in out from the moment I walked in to back in car within 30 minutes.
Dan K.

Vbeam Perfecta® Q & A

What is the Vbeam Perfecta®?

The Vbeam Perfecta® stands as a preeminent pulsed dye laser system acclaimed for its ease of use and recognized globally as the gold standard technology for treating vascular lesions. Renowned for its versatility, this laser has garnered acclaim for effectively addressing a broad spectrum of conditions, including vascular, pigmented, and select non-pigmented lesions, while maintaining a remarkably low incidence of side effects. Operating at a wavelength of 595 nm, the Vbeam laser system's pulsed energy selectively targets oxyhemoglobin within blood vessels, bypassing surrounding tissues, and effectively treating various dermatological issues with precision and efficacy. 

Boasting over 20 FDA cleared indications, the Vbeam Perfecta is a must-have dermatological tool for numerous conditions ranging from benign pigmented lesions to facial telangiectasia, leg veins, wrinkles, scars, and even psoriasis. Its versatility extends to targeting specific issues like cherry angiomas, port wine stains, and hemangiomas, all while being adept at delivering treatments where purpura (bruising) is a desired endpoint. Employing this cutting-edge technology provides providers at Thomas Dermatology with a powerful tool to address diverse skin concerns, offering patients a reliable, minimally invasive, and highly effective treatment option across a wide spectrum of dermatological conditions.

Vbeam® for Rosacea

Pulsed dye lasers (PDLs) are an effective treatment option for managing the symptoms of rosacea, a chronic skin condition characterized by facial redness, visible blood vessels, and sometimes, small, red, pus-filled bumps. The PDL emits a concentrated beam of light at a specific wavelength that is absorbed by hemoglobin in blood vessels. This selective absorption heats up and damages the dilated blood vessels responsible for the redness and visible capillaries associated with rosacea.

The targeted heating caused by the PDL helps to constrict and shrink the blood vessels, reducing their appearance on the skin's surface. Additionally, PDL treatments can also help to decrease overall redness and inflammation, providing patients with a noticeable improvement in the appearance of their skin. Typically, multiple sessions spaced several weeks apart may be required to achieve optimal results. PDL therapy for rosacea is well-tolerated and generally considered safe, with minimal discomfort and downtime, making it a popular choice for individuals seeking to manage rosacea symptoms and achieve a more even skin tone.

Vbeam® for Port Wine Stains in infants and adults

Pulsed dye lasers (PDLs) are often the primary choice for treating port wine stains (PWS) in infants and adults due to their efficacy and relatively low risk profile for patients. Here's how PDL treatments can address port wine stains: 

Targeting blood vessels: PDLs emit a specific wavelength of light that targets the blood vessels (capillaries) responsible for the discoloration in port wine stains. The light energy is absorbed by the hemoglobin in these blood vessels, causing them to heat up and coagulate without damaging the surrounding skin. 

Damage and reduction of blood vessels: The controlled heat from the PDL causes the targeted blood vessels to collapse or shrink, leading to a gradual fading of the port wine stain over multiple treatment sessions. 

Early intervention: Treating port wine stains in infants with PDLs early in life, typically within the first few months or years, can yield more favorable results as the blood vessels are smaller and the stain is usually lighter in color. Early treatment can also potentially prevent the port wine stain from thickening or becoming more pronounced as the child grows. 

To learn more pulsed dye lasers and Vbeam, call or book an appointment online today! 

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