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Spider and Varicose Veins

The valves regulating the blood flow in a single direction in our bodies, called leaflet valves, can become incompetent leading to Varicose Veins, which means they are enlarged and twisted. The effect is often painful, unsightly dark coloured irregularities on the legs, although varicose veins are not limited to this part of the body. The condition is not life-threatening but some of the more severe symptoms include swelling, venous eczema, skin thickening and ulceration.

Spider Veins, so called because of their web-like appearance, are the smaller version that form closer to the surface and appear red or blue. They are not limited to the legs and can appear on the face or other part of the body, in a small or large area. This condition may be the result of blood flow complications, injury and hormone fluctuations, among others.

Treatment Options

Laser Vein Removal

Broken capillaries and other damaged vascular structures will be gently eliminated from the visible layers of your skin’s surface using Laser Vein Removal treatments. The laser delivers light energy and thereby gentle heat to the skin area being treated, blending away the veins and vascular lesions, and restoring the clarity of the skin’s appearance.

The red blood cells absorb the light energy delivered by the precise laser, heating the blood, so that the vessel walls collapse, the vessel is blocked and the flow of the blood is stopped. The damaged vessels die and are absorbed by the body. Read More

Laser for Defussed Redness

Diffused redness refers to a skin condition caused by dilated capillaries which most commonly affect the nose, forehead and cheeks.  The blood vessels are enlarged and normally present as redness on the face.

There are many tiny red blood vessels under the surface of the skin, if they dilate the result is noticeable. The medical term is called telangiectasias and are are also known as broken capallaries or spider veins as the facial capillaries may look like tree branches or web like in shape. Read More

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