Laser Vein Removal
A Revolutionary Advance in Vein Removal
Leg and facial veins are bothersome at best, unattractive at worst. Fortunately, with cosmetic laser treatment, you can make yourself look and feel a whole lot better-often times, with as little as only one or two visits.
Some skin conditions are unsightly but not physically painful. Others may hurt, but they don't look so bad. Spider veins -- those blue and red, web-like networks of blood vessels that are visible beneath the surface of your legs and feet -- unfortunately can be both. While, Spider veins are usually harmless, they can sometimes cause aching, burning or pain, especially when you've been standing for long periods. Laser Vein Removal has become a popular treatment option for spider veins. Our laser treats both red and blue, facial and leg veins with no needles, no incisions and no downtime!
What causes Spider Veins?
In some women, spider veins – those small clusters of red, blue, or purple veins that appear on the thighs, calves, and ankles – become noticeable at a young age. For others, the veins may not become obvious until much later. A number of factors may contribute to the development of spider veins in the legs, including:
- Hormonal Shifts
- Occupations or activities that require prolonged sitting or standing
- Weight fluctuation
What is Laser Vein Removal?
Laser vein removal is a precise and effective method of treating unwanted veins in a fast, painless, and non-invasive way. The laser produces a highly concentrated beam of light is directed at the spider vein, which effectively eliminates it. Because of our laser’s deeper wavelength, the light is not absorbed by the skin, but goes directly to the vessel, allowing safe treatment of all skin types without burns or blisters.
Who is a good candidate for Laser Vein Removal?
Spider vein treatment is a good option if you are bothered by spider veins anywhere on your body, committed to following your plastic surgeon’s prescribed course of treatment, or have a positive outlook and realistic goals for your spider vein treatment.
How many Laser Vein Removal treatments are required?
Laser vein removal treatments can be completed in as little as 20 minutes. The number of treatments varies according to the type and size of the vein. Laser vein removal patients typically see a dramatic improvement in the visibility of spider veins with the first treatment.
How to prepare for your Laser Vein Removal consultation?
During your spider vein treatment consultation with Dermahealth Cosmetic Surgery, be prepared to:
- Any problems you may have had in the area to be treated, such as pain or previous injuries
- Any surgical procedures that have been performed near the area to be treated, including any previous vein treatments
- Current medications, vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco, and drug use
- Medical conditions, family history, drug allergies, and medical treatments
- Your goals
- Your general health status and any pre-existing health conditions or risk factors
- Examine your veins in detail
- Discuss likely outcomes of spider vein treatment and any risks or potential complications
- Discuss your options
- Recommend a course of treatment
Is Laser Vein Removal painful?
The treatment causes only minimal discomfort. Any redness or swelling should be gone within a day and you’ll be able to resume normal activities immediately.
What are the benefits of Laser Vein Removal?
Lasers are a useful way of removing unwanted spider veins that appear on the thighs, calves, ankles and other areas. Some of the benefits of Laser Hair Removal are:
No Needles. Lasers can selectively target those red or blue spider veins safely and cause little, if any discomfort.
No Incisions. This non-invasive procedure will provide rapid results with no lifestyle interruption.
No Downtime. Patients can immediately resume work and almost all normal activities.
For more information on this procedure,
please visit the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.