Laser Spider Vein Treatment

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The power of light energy

Laser spider vein treatment uses the power of light energy to reduce the appearance of spider veins. Spider veins are smaller than a pinky finger and do not bulge or cause pain. Laser therapy targets the hemoglobin in the blood vessel. The laser light is absorbed as heat causing the vein lining to swell and seal shut. Blood moves through nearby veins as the treated area breaks down like a bruise and fades from view. You can anticipate an average of 3 treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart.

What to expect 

The entire Laser spider vein treatment takes about 45 minutes. We ask that you are not currently tan (no self-tanners), have shaved your hair in the treatment area, and avoid wearing lotions in preparation for your appointment.

Laser spider vein treatment discomfort is rated mild by most patients. The treated vein involves a very short recovery period. Mild swelling, redness and bruising are possible. You will be asked to refrain from strenuous activities, hot tubs, and saunas for 24 hours.

While laser spider vein treatment effectively reduces existing veins, it does not prevent new veins from developing. Vessels that bulge, are painful, or bigger than a pinky finger can be varicose veins. In this instance, a vein/vascular doctor should be utilized as health insurance often covers those procedures.