Spider veins are dilated blood vessels near the surface of the skin or mucous membranes and have a diameter between 0.5 and 1 mm. They can to grow anywhere in the body, but usually appear on the face, around the nose, cheeks and chin. They also develop in the legs, especially in the upper thigh, under the knee joint, and around the ankles.
They are usually caused by anomalies developed that mimic the behavior of benign vascular neoplasms.
Spider-Vascular treatment with laser VBEAM
Vbeam has the ability to target spider veins and suppress them without injuring the surrounding healthy tissue. It is painless and effective treatment at low cost that can be applied to children. Up to 2 sessions are required for a face treatment and 3 to 4 for larger areas on the body.
How does pulsed dye laser cure spider veins?
The pulsed laser emits a wavelength radius of 595nm. Which is absorbed by the oxyhaemoglobin in the blood, by creating heat inside the blood vessels. Because of the heat remaining in the blood vessels, the surrounding tissue is not destroyed and the appearance of scars is rare.
How many treatments are required?
Usually three treatments are required, per 4 -6 weeks. But the treatments may vary depending on the patient medical record and assessment of the attending physician.
Will spider veins reappear?
The areas that have been treated will not be re affected, but new spider veins may appear in other areas.
is the pulsed laser safe?
Scars are extremely rare to appear but they are always dependent on the skin type and for this reason a seasoned dermatologist has to conduct a patient evaluation.