Spider veins, medically as “telangiectasia,” are flat, thin, red and purple curvy lines that appear close to the surface of the skin. They resemble spider webs or tree branches and are most commonly found on the face and legs, although they can appear anywhere. Over 80% of women have spider veins, which like varicose veins are dilated superficial blood vessels. Spider veins are not a serious health problem, though they can sometimes itching or burn. However, most of the time, patients opt to get rid of them purely for cosmetic reasons.
The exact cause is not entirely understood, although there is believed to be a genetic component. Spider veins are also most common among people who stand on their feet for long periods of time, like teachers and nurses. They also become more prevalent with age.
At the Aesthetic Studio we eradicate ugly spider veins with the latest and most advanced laser technology. We achieve incredible results without damaging surrounding tissue and without any downtime. The technician simply directs the laser at the treatment area, where its light energy penetrates the skin and is absorbed by the abnormal blood vessels. In heating the blood vessels, the laser energy essentially zaps it away.
Just about anyone who doesn’t like the way their spider veins look.
This is a simple, pain-free office procedure that lasts between 15 – 30-minutes, with no downtime. You can return to your normal activities immediately following treatment.
This varies, depending on the size, thickness and color of the issue being treated. Our specialists advise can advise each patient as to their own needs.
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