Spider Vein Treatment
Many people are bothered by unsightly facial and leg veins. Commonly called “spider veins, “ the medical term is telangiectasia. This is a benign condition appearing as we get older. There are many causes, most of which are not serious. The IRIDEX IRIDERM® DIOLITE 532 LASER is a quick, safe, and effective way to remove facial spider veins. The INMODE VASCULAZE® LASER can be used for larger vascular lesions such as angiomas and port wine stains, as well as spider veins of the leg
Treatment is done in the office with no anesthesia required. One can drive themselves to and from the office. The treated area will be red for the first 24 to 48 hours. Make-up can be worn. There will also be some skin peeling for a few days. Moisturizing and sun protection after treatment is important. Most veins respond well to treatment. Since the laser is not treating the underlying cause, some of the vessels may reappear with time. These can be readily treated again.