Now men and women alike are making
unsightly facial and leg veins a thing of the past. No more
painful injections! With the most advanced technology, a
unique design, and a longer wavelength, our laser systems can
safely and effectively treat both tiny superficial face veins
and deeper blue leg veins on men and women of all skin tones.
We treat a broad range of vessels from tiny spider veins to
deep blue reticular veins quickly, safely, and effectively.
Patients with dark, light or tanned skin can experience
outstanding results without bruising or blistering.
Vein Therapy Frequently Asked
How does Vein Therapy work?
Our laser system delivers pulses of light energy which cause
the blood within the vein to coagulate, eventually destroying
the vessel which is later reabsorbed by your body. Blood flow
will then be redirected to veins deeper below your skin’s
surface, where it should be.
Who can be treated?
Our laser system features a unique design and long wavelength
that allow them to treat patients of all skin tones. We will
advise you if vein therapy is right for you.
What types of veins can be treated?
We can remove unsightly veins from all parts of the body.
Small, facial veins (or “telangiectasia”) can be treated
quickly without bruising or complication. Spider veins and
large blue leg veins can also be treated with excellent
results. Knotty varicose veins are not good candidates. A
careful evaluation will help you determine which vessels can
be treated and the best course of treatment.
How does this compare to Sclerotherapy?
Many patients prefer vein therapy because there are no painful
What about blood blisters and port wine stains?
Blood blisters or “hemangiomas” respond very well to vein
therapy, usually with just one treatment. Patients with port
wine stains and other vascular lesions who had given up on
finding a solution have been overwhelmed by the success of
their vascular treatments.
How many treatments do I need?
Often, patients find that one or two treatments are
sufficient. However, the number of treatments necessary
depends on the number, color, and size of the vessels being
treated. Since individual results vary, ask your medical
professional about your specific condition.
Do the treatments hurt?
Most patients experience a stinging sensation as the pulses of
energy are delivered through the handpiece. Although no local
anesthesia or pain medication is typically required, many
patients opt to use a topical anesthetic prior to treatment.
Following the treatment, the pain is minimal to nonexistent.
What happens after the treatment?
Following your treatment, some redness or bruising may occur.
When larger veins are treated, a tan or brownish pigment may
persist for a few weeks or months following treatment.
Patients who have leg vein treatments may be advised to wear
support hose for a short period of time.
What are the possible side effects?
Although many patients report few if any side effects, those
most commonly noticed are slight reddening and local swelling
of the skin. These effects typically last for less than 24
hours. Some patients may experience bruising and, in rare
instances, blistering may occur. Consult with your medical
professional for complete information on the benefits and
risks of treatment.
Are there any restrictions on my activity after treatment?
Patients generally resume most normal activities immediately.
However, it is recommended that you avoid vigorous activities
such as strenuous exercise for the first 24 hours after
treatment. The use of sunscreen is recommended on any treated
areas exposed to the sun. As always, it is a good idea to
limit your sun exposure.
When will I see results?
Most patients find that the majority of the treated veins have
shown significant improvement within two to six weeks of
treatment. However, your final results may not be apparent for
several months. Over time, it is possible for new veins to
appear, but these too can be removed with our laser system.