Will the spider veins come back?

By | 2013-05-13T16:44:55+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

Depending on your genetics and lifestyle there is a chance that the veins will return. You should be under the regular care of a doctor if you have any conditions such as diabetes, heart disease or if you smoke. Additionally, [...]

Will laser spider vein removal hurt?

By | 2013-05-13T16:42:22+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

As with all laser skin treatments, you can expect a burning sensation to the treated area. Our laser is equipped with a built in cooling system to maximize comfort. Additionally, we offer a prescription strength anesthetic cream, which must be [...]

What can I expect after the spider vein removal treatment?

By | 2013-05-13T16:41:11+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

After the treatment, you can expect some redness, bruising and tenderness at the treated area. Additionally, some people may experience hyperpigmentation or darkening of the skin, especially in darker-skinned individuals or in those with a tan. This will fade over [...]

How does laser spider vein removal work?

By | 2013-05-13T16:40:06+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

The laser light is attracted to the hemoglobin present in the vein which coagulates or destroys the vessel. The selective wavelength of light is directed only at the target, hemoglobin in the blood vessel, and does not damage the skin [...]

Who is a candidate for laser spider vein removal?

By | 2013-05-13T16:31:58+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

The majority of people are good candidates for the procedure. You should be in good physical health, a nonsmoker and have realistic expectations about the results of the procedure. Additionally, you should not have uncontrolled diabetes, chronic disease of the [...]

What are spider veins and what causes them?

By | 2013-05-13T16:31:15+00:00 May 13th, 2013|

Spider veins happen when circulation becomes compromised or inefficient. Conditions such as pregnancy, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time or genetic factors can all contribute to their formation. The valves and walls of the veins become weakened due [...]