Spider veins (not to be confused with varicose veins) are dilated or stretched blood vessels that have a branching pattern and are commonly found on the thigh, lower leg and occasionally on the face. Spider veins are progressive in nature and usually increase in number and visibility with age. Sclerotherapy and laser vein treatments are used to treat these vessels, erasing them from your skin.
ND:YAG can be used to remove spider and thread veins in the face (cheek, temporal region, nasal dorsum, forehead) and legs. Some vascular birthmarks (capillary vascular malformations) Varicose veins in the leg Facial veins (telangiectasis) Haemangiomas (vascular tumors) in the face and around the mouth. Treatment time depends on the form, size and location of the lesions as well as the skin type. Small red vessels can usually be removed in only 1 to 3 sessions. Several sessions may be necessary to remove bigger veins and spider veins. (READ MORE)