What are Cherry Angiomas? Cherry angiomas are small, red bumps that can appear on your skin, that are caused by broken blood vessels. These common ruptured blood vessels can appear anywhere on the body but are most often seen on the face, torso, arms, and shoulders. They can be safely and effectively treated with laser treatment. The provider will apply the cooling gel before and after the laser treatment is performed, to cool the skin. The heat generated by the laser destroys the blood vessels without destroying the skin. Treatment areas: face and body Top reasons to consider laser treatment for Cherry Angiomas: The treatment is ideal for patients that have cherry angiomas that bleed easily after being rubbed or bumped. Many seek this treatment for aesthetic reasons, making the appearance of the blood vessels disappear. What are the benefits of laser treatment for Cherry Angiomas? Patients will notice the vascular lesions will diminish in appearance after one or more treatments. It is a quick and easy procedure, feeling like a small prick to the treatment area. Recover process after laser treatment for Cherry Angiomas: The number of treatments needed will depend on the size of the area, as well as the number of spots needing treatment. The treatment is a quick procedure, letting patients return to normal activities quickly, however, bruising, swelling or inflammation of the skin surrounding the treatment area may occur. Side effects may last up to 48 hours. It is recommended for patients to wait up to 6 weeks between treatments. Talk to your provider about important safety information prior to your treatment. Contact our office to schedule an appointment with one of our skincare specialists to create a customized treatment plan.