Facial Spider Veins
Removal in NYC
Spider veins on the face are thin, damaged veins that connect to the venous system and appear close to the skin’s surface. The veins usually do not cause pain but are highly visible due to their red, blue, or purple coloring. The facial veins appear like a web with tiny lines protruding from a vessel.
Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York specializes in spider veins and has comprehensive treatments to reduce their appearance. With more than 100 lasers and devices, our team of fellowship-trained, board-certified dermatologists and experienced plastic surgeons can treat nearly any skin concern.
Facial Vein Treatments at Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York
Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York has several safe and effective treatment options for facial spider veins. We customize treatments to ensure each patient has natural and beautiful results. Some popular options for facial vein removal include:
Excel V laser: Cutera Excel is a vascular laser that can treat facial spider veins. The device has two lasers and multiple treatment settings to personalize treatments for different conditions and skin tones. The laser targets the blood in the spider veins making it coagulate or turn to a more solid state, so the vein collapses from the surface and reabsorbs into the body.
Nd:YAG laser: This Q-switched laser treats different aging symptoms, including vascular lesions. The laser targets the tiny veins without damaging the surrounding skin so it can be reabsorbed into the body.
Vbeam Prima: Vbeam is a pulsed-dye laser that can reduce the appearance of spider veins. The laser treats the blood inside the vein without harming the skin and tissue. The second wavelength treats blue veins and fine lines, making it a popular and efficient treatment.
Vbeam Perfecta: The pulsed-dye laser uses a cooling spray to minimize discomfort. The laser is a safe treatment for facial spider veins and requires only minimal downtime.
Derma V: This laser delivers the optimal wavelength with the best pulse width for the specific concern being treated. The built-in cooling system keeps the skin protected and outcomes optimal.
Spider Veins on Face Removal Before and After
Vascular laser used to treat visible vessels on the cheek
Vascular laser to treat broken or enlarged blood vessels on patient’s nose
Laser Treatment for Broken or Enlarged Blood Vessels Under the Eye
Why Choose Us for Removal of Facial Spider Veins in New York
Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York is a prestigious practice with highly trained and board-certified dermatologists and experienced plastic surgeons. Our team of experts has access to an extensive range of lasers and devices that allow us to customize treatment plans. Our team is also involved with the latest research and technology developments that help bring lasers, like Vbeam Perfecta, to patients nationwide.
With experience and expertise, our physicians work closely with patients to understand their needs and concerns to treat nearly any skin condition. Facial spider veins are prominent and require precise treatments for beautiful results with minimal downtime and recovery. You can trust our experts for facial spider vein removal in New York.
Face Vein Removal
Questions and Answers
Q: What Causes Face Veins?
A: Facial spider veins are a common skin condition in many aging men and women. While visible blood vessels can develop at any time, it is more common with age. Common causes of face veins include:
- Pregnancy or hormonal changes
- Weight gain
- Some medications
- Prolonged sitting or standing
- Poor blood circulation
- Sun exposure and sun damage
- Sudden pressure changes
- Head trauma or injuries
Q: What Are the Most Common Areas for Spider Veins to Appear?
A: Spider veins can appear in many areas, but some common locations for spider veins include:
- Chest and abdomen
Q: Do Facial Spider Vein Treatments Hurt?
A: The lasers used for face vein removal have a topical anesthetic applied before spider vein treatment to minimize discomfort.
Q: How Long Does It Take To See Results?
A: Some patients may see visible results soon after a treatment session, but it is common for complete results to develop within one to two weeks.
Q: How Long Will My Facial Veins Removal Appointment Take?
A: Facial vein removal sessions depend on the severity of the condition and the size of the treatment area. Patients can expect most sessions to take less than an hour, making it an easy treatment during your lunch break.
Q: How Long is the Recovery After Treatment?
A: Downtime after a face vein treatment is minimal, and most patients can immediately return to normal daily activities. Some patients may experience slight side effects such as swelling, redness, or bruising that should dissipate within one to two days.
Q: Am I A Good Candidate for Facial Vein Removal?
A: Men and women in good health with visible facial veins may be a candidate for facial vein removal.
Q: How Long Will Results Last?
A: Results depend on the laser used, but many treatments have long-lasting improvements. Patients can see results for six months to a year.
Q: How Can I Prevent Facial Spider Veins?
A: Patients can prevent facial spider veins by:
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Moving throughout the day to promote blood flow
- Compression socks or leg elevation
- Sun protection like sunscreen, hats, and glasses
- Limiting exposure to high temperatures like saunas and hot tubs
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