The clinic is being led by the newest member of their team, dr binita kalaria who is a qualified gp and also has extensive hospital medicine experience. Depending on the size and extent of areas being treated recovery may vary to a few hours to a few days. Our laser vein removal procedure targets and cauterizes the veins, effectively cutting off the blood supply without damage to the epidermis or surrounding tissue. Thread veins, more commonly known as spider veins, can become visible on the face and body as we get older and skin loses elasticity. The sensation of a laser is often described as similar to a rubber band pinging against your skin. My 5 year old son has a tiny pin sized burst blood vessel at the tip of his nose.
What is facial thread vein removal?
Facial thread vein treatment. I cannot recommend it highly enough and believe that veinwave treatment should be available in nhs hospitals. The most commonly treated vascular lesions are thread veins. An advantage of these treatments is that no needles or sclerosing solutions are required; however, there may be some minor discomfort. To ease any discomfort cool air is applied to the skin at all times during your laser vein removal treatment. Is the gold standard for leg thread veins.
Complications of laser therapy using nd:yag lasers
There are treatments that can dramatically improve the appearance of unsightly thread veins. A small catheter is inserted into the vein.