Treatments help alleviate visible veins & redness
If you are troubled by facial or leg veins, you are not alone. These troublesome red veins are an unfortunate side effect of the ageing process, and are also commonly caused by pregnancy, among other things.
The medical name for these veins is “telangiectasia”, but they are also known by a variety of names, including thread veins, rosacea, vascular blemishes, and spider veins.
In the development of thread veins, many factors can be involved. One of them consists of exposure to sunlight, as well as exposure to extreme temperatures. Thread veins, also known as dermal flares, can also be triggered by hormonal changes which can occur during pregnancy and menopause. Moreover, for some people, these veins are caused by genetics, the condition running in the family.
Women are more likely to develop thread veins than men, which are usually 10% less affected than females.
Spider veins on the legs can occur when the valves inside the veins stop working. Veins have the function of carrying blood to the heart. In order to stop the blood from going backwards, the veins contain a valve which closes after the blood goes through. If this valve becomes damaged or weakens, the blood might have issues in terms of flowing in the correct direction. As a result, it can pool inside the vein which then results in spider veins.
Our highly-trained medical professionals work to remove these unattractive facial and leg veins using a revolutionary treatment that uses a process known as thermocoagulation. This is designed to seal the thread vein walls and make them permanently disappear. This process utilises high-frequency microwave energy, which can be precisely targeted to each individual vein using a fine skin probe.
We also use Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatment to target visible blood vessels, redness and rosacea. This uses laser energy to penetrate the skin, which stimulates the production of collagen to naturally get to work at rejuvenating the skin.
Spider Veins removal
Leg or spider veins are typically treated using microsclerotherapy, a minimally invasive method that uses a sclerosing solution to force the blood out of the veins. This results in the irritation of the vessel linings, so that they swell and stick together. In some cases, the same vein needs to be injected more than once.
Over the next six to twelve weeks the veins then shrivel and disappear. Each treatment may vary from one person to another.
Arrange a treatment consultation and start to alleviate visible veins.
This quick treatment is virtually painless, though in some more sensitive areas it may feel a bit like having a hair plucked. The treatment lasts around 15-20 minutes, and you may notice some redness immediately afterwards. This should disappear within a couple of days.
You can normally expect instant results from vein treatments, with veins disappearing immediately. In some cases up to three sessions may be required, but this depends on the nature of the veins being treated.