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Laser Vein Treatment for Men and Women

What is Laser Vein Removal?

Laser therapy is a proven treatment for treating unsightly broken capillaries as well as other unwanted vascular lesions, such as rosacea and port wine stains .

Lasers work by producing high-intensity rays of pure light which gives off heat energy. This energy is absorbed by different body tissues depending on the type of laser beam. It destroys targeted cells under the surface without harming surrounding areas.

What are thread veins?

Thread veins are very small veins that are most commonly visible on the face, legs, nose, chest and arms. In some people they expand and show through the skin, giving a red purplish appearance.

Thread veins are also known as telangiectasia or broken capillaries.

Thread veins can be caused by overexposure to the sun or can be inherited.. They can sometimes be a sign of rosacea but also can result from overuse of steroid creams.

Thread veins are more obvious after middle age when the skin becomes thinner and loses some of its collagen.

What are spider veins?

Spider veins are the smaller superficial purple or red veins which stretch like a web under the skin. Spider veins can appear anywhere on the body but more commonly found on the legs, face, chest or even the abdomen.

Spider veins usually occur in association with larger dilated blood vessels (often blue/green in colour).

Spider Veins are caused by:

Laser can be used to remove?

What happens during laser treatment?

Laser treatment is performed using an ND-Yag laser. The light is absorbed by haemoglobin within the blood raising the temperature and hence destroying the vein.

Veins usually require a series of treatments over a period of time. Even smaller vessels require time to resolve successfully.