Spider Vein Laser Treatment - 2

Updated on: August 18, 2014
Spider vein laser treatment can help with those small, thin veins that lie close to the surface of the skin. Spider veins also called starbursts, because these tiny veins just beneath the skin often radiate out from a central point, suggestive of the shape of a spider. They also present as fine, separate lines, as a web-like maze, or like branches from a tree trunk.

Spider veins can be found on any part of the body including:

• Face

• Thighs

• Calves

• Ankles.

Spider veins that appear on the nose or face, appear as unsightly red or pink clusters, and are most often caused by overexposure to the sun. And although the exact cause of spider veins is unknown, research has determined that spider veins are related to abnormal blood flow in the affected veins.

Spider veins found on the majority parts of the body can be removed through a process called sclerotherapy, however, facial spider veins are usually too small to be effectively treated in this way. When the veins are small and close to the skin's surface, laser removal is best treatment option.

Spider Vein Laser Treatment

Endovenous laser treatment utilizes the advanced technology of lasers for the treatment of spider veins and deeper, reticular veins. This procedure can be performed relatively easily right in the cosmetic surgeon's office. Lasers are extremely safe and effective on leg veins, as well as veins visible on the face, neck, and chest. The treatments cause very few side effects and you can resume your regular activities immediately following the procedure.

There are numerous cosmetic surgeons in the your area who are innovative in their vein treatment procedures. If you are experiencing problems with spider and varicose veins you can find a vein treatment center in your area now.

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