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How does laser surgery treat rhinophyma?

Laser surgery uses powerful and concentrated beams of light to remove very specific tissues. The technology is used widely to treat various skin conditions including enlarged blood vessels and rhinophyma. Laser surgery does not require staying overnight in the hospital, has very low risk of infection, allows the surgeon very precise control, lowers the risk of injuring healthy tissue, and causes very little bleeding.

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