Can intense pulse light therapy treat light colored spider veins?

Intense Pulse Light Therapy . 1 answer . 4 years ago

From what I understand, IPL works by targeting the dark veins against lighter skin. I have spider veins that are a light pink/red. Is the lack of contrast a concern?

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4 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

In my opinion, it works better on the tiny reddish veins. The larger the vein the more bluish they are and IPL will be less effective.

4 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

In my opinion, it works better on the tiny reddish veins. The larger the vein the more bluish they are and IPL will be less effective.


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