Laser Vein Removal Frequently Asked Questions
Laser vein removal FAQs
Spider veins or telangiectasias, are wavy, thin, reddish-purple veins on the legs, often clustered on the thigh or below the knee. Spider veins affect as many as 80% of all women as they grow older, and a large percentage of men as well. Although spider veins are not usually a medical problem, they may make you self-conscious about your appearance. The Sciton Laser, a state-of-the-art vein-removal system has been specially designed to treat spider veins and other vascular lesions with great success.
Please inform us at the time of your appointment if any of the following conditions apply:
Receiving anti-coagulant therapy
Severe bronchial asthma
Advanced lupus or lupus type diseases
What results will I see with Vein Removal?
With Vein Removal treatment, gradual improvement will be noticed. Many patients find 60% to 80% of the treated vessels resolved. During your Vein Removal consultation, you will be advised as to the number of treatments necessary to achieve your desired results.
Who are good candidates for Vein Removal treatment?
Light and dark skinned individuals can now safely and effectively benefit from Laser Therapy. Patients with dark suntans or photosensitivity disorders, diabetes, bleeding disorders, or currently taking photosensitizing medications are not good Vein Removal candidates. Schedule a consultation to determine if you are a candidate and how you can benefit from these treatments.