Dr. Jill Waibel and the Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute team treats patients dealing with Poikiloderma of Civatte. Our office is convenient for patients in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Kendall and the surrounding Florida communities.
WHAT IS POIKILODERMA OF CIVATTE?
Poikiloderma of Civatte is a skin condition on the cheeks, neck and chest that causes the skin to turn a reddish-brown color and break down. Small blood vessels may become visible and appear broken. Additionally, the skin will begin to atrophy. This condition can be caused by a series of other health concerns and may be influenced by genetics, hormonal changes, or chemicals in perfumes or makeup.
HOW IS POIKILODERMA OF CIVATTE TREATED?
In most cases, Poikiloderma of Civatte will be treated with a series of laser treatments. Although this cannot fully cure the condition, it can slow its progression and improve the appearance. In addition to treatment, it is also important to prevent future damage to the skin by protecting it from the sun.
BENEFITS OF POIKILODERMA OF CIVATTE TREATMENT
Although Poikiloderma of Civatte treatment cannot cure the condition, it can help to slow the progression and improve the appearance of the skin. As a result, treatments are beneficial for improving the look and feel of your trouble area. Many of our patients report feeling more confident and less embarrassed of their skin. In situations where the condition is painful, treatment can help alleviate discomfort.