Spider Veins

Broken capillaries and blood vessels are those fine red / blue veins that lie close to the surface of the skin. There are many schools of thought as to their cause ranging from genetics, hormonal changes, to injuries, sun exposure and pregnancy. In all likelihood they are the result of some combination of these (and other) factors.

Laser technology allows these unwanted veins to be removed without the use of needles, or surgery.

* Please note that individual results may vary.

What is laser vein removal?
Laser vein removal is a non-invasive method of destroying those fine blood vessels that are most often seen on the faces and legs of those who suffer from them.

How does laser vein removal work?
The physics of laser vein removal are simple. The hemoglobin in the blood contained within the veins absorbs the laser heat. This heat then destroys the viability of the lining of the blood vessel, and the vessel gets eliminated.

What causes veins and broken capillaries to appear?
Although nobody really knows exactly what causes these veins to become more prominent, but we do know that a variety of factors can contribute to their appearance. Heredity is probably the primary contributing factor, along with the genetic predisposition to weak vein walls and vein valves.

There are also a number of lifestyle variables that are known to contribute to vascular problems. These include pregnancy, birth control pill usage, obesity, prolonged sitting or standing, and lack of exercise.

How many treatments of laser vein removal will I need?
Broken capillaries, blood vessels and veins typically respond quite well to the appropriate laser treatment. However, it typically requires 2-4 treatments for optimal results.

Does About Face Skin Care provide laser vein removal?
Yes, About Face Skin Care uses state of the art equipment for laser vein removal which provides wonderful results.

* Please note that individual results may vary.