Vein Laser Therapy
What are spider veins?
Millions of women and men are bothered by unsightly spider
veins on their faces and legs. Spider veins or telangiectasias
are those small red, blue and purple blood vessels that
appear most frequently on the face and thighs. These
spider veins are entirely asymptomatic and only of a cosmetic
What is the best treatment for spider veins?
The best and gold standard treatment for spider veins
is laser. Laser vein removal is an easy, fast, and
effective way to treat superficial veins Laser therapy
has been used
in the medicine for more than 30 years. Advances in
technology have helped developed many different lasers. The
a focused beam of light. In the treatment of veins,
the wavelength of light is targeted to the pigment in the
blood. The laser
heats up the small vein and destroys it. The laser
is focused and does not damage the nearby skin tissue.
a period of four to six weeks, the vein is reabsorbed
by the body and disappears.
How does the laser work?
During laser therapy, light energy is delivered through
a small laser hand piece to a targeted vein, in
a series of
brief pulses. The light energy is absorbed by the
lining of the blood vessels and the blood within the
vessels. The heat generated causes a coagulation
the blood, which is subsequently absorbed by the
advanced laser treatments allow the delivery of
a precise dosage of
energy to each blood vessel.
How do I know if I am a candidate for laser vein
All individuals are evaluated prior
to laser therapy. Spider veins do not cause symptoms and
are of a
only. For those who have symptoms, further
investigation is done to ensure that they do not have varicose
veins. Laser therapy is most effective for
and not used to treat large varicose veins.
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