Nonablative resurfacing is best for patients with fine lines, and, if the appropriate device is used, erythema, telangiectasia, or pigmentary changes. Patients with a vascular component are best treated with the longer-pulsed PDLs (VBeam/VStar), IPL, and IPL + RF. IPL is best at targeting pigment and can also target hemoglobin, although multiple treatments are often necessary to eradicate the vascular component. If telangiectases are the more predominant characteristic, the longer-pulsed PDLs are our laser of choice, as they more effectively target vessels in a single treatment and are at least equivalent to IPL devices for wrinkle reduction. For those patients prone to acne or with enlarged pores or sebaceous hyperplasia, the mid-infrared systems offer the greatest ability to target the sebaceous gland.
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