Spider veins, also known as broken blood vessels, are veins that have protruded on the skin surface and are visible. Your skin may have been so thin for them to be easily noticed. Their visibility is harnessed when they tend to be enlarged or dilated just beneath the skin. The effects are characterized by small-sized lines that are red and possess a spider web shape formation. That is how they got the ‘spider veins’ term. The spider veins are usually common on the face, thighs, and legs but can also occur on any other parts of the body.
While the spider veins are completely harmless and do not pose any alarming medical effects, they may seem like a nuisance and irritating to your skin appearance. You may be wondering, what is the best permanent solution to get rid of the spider veins. Well, at Spoiled Laser we have the best long-lasting solution for such. With the incredible technology, we have adapted to using laser therapy techniques in treating the spider veins on your face and legs.
Spider Vein Removal laser treatment, uses the highly focused light beam.
The doctor may use a laser in treating varicose veins. The laser heat will damage the vein and it will make the scar tissue to be made.
The scar tissue will close up the vein. The closed vein will lose blood source and it will die in the end. With one up to two weeks, the vein will start to disappear.
Causes of Spider Veins
It is said, ‘nothing is without a root cause’. This is evident by the number of causes that have resulted in the formation of spider veins on any part of your body.
There are individuals who are prone to develop spider veins than others because of a number of aspects depending on the particular root cause.
These causes may include:-
- Pregnancy– The estrogen hormones may quite increase when one is pregnant. They may lead to broken blood vessels which may fade away after delivering.
- Sunburns– Being prone to sunburns means that you have been exposed to excessive amounts of the sun which may boost enlarged blood vessels. The top layer of your facial skin may peel off boosting the visibility of your blood vessels.
- Accidental injuries- Critical and minor injuries may harness bruising on your skin that makes you vulnerable to spider veins.
- Violent sneezing- Applying an extreme force while sneezing may lead to the breakage of the blood vessels.
- Variations in the weather– Hot weathers may trigger an increment of the blood vessels dilation. This results in spider veins.
- Genetics– Spider veins may be a hereditary issue to some persons and the individual risk factors may be boosted with age.
- Skin conditions– Skin issues such as rosacea may lead to redness and excessive flushing, hence resulting in broken blood vessels.
Simple Spider Vein Removal treatment
This treatment will be done outside of the skin.
It will treat the spider veins with tiny varicose veins which will be found under the surface of the skin. However, it will require different sessions to reach the required results. The treatment should be scheduled with 6 up to 12 days apart or as the doctor prescribed.
In case there is a larger vein that feeds the tiny veins, then the large vein has to be treated first with surgery before the procedure. Other treatments for a large vein can be sclerotherapy, radiofrequency and endovenous laser.
Endovenous Spider Vein Removal treatment
The endovenous treatment may treat even larger varicose veins found on the legs. The laser fiber will be passed within the thin tube or catheter in the vein.
By doing this, a doctor is able to watch the vein using a duplex ultrasound screen.
The laser is not that painful compared to vein litigation or stripping.
It will require a short period to recover and it will require a light sedative or local anesthesia for the laser treatment.
For the stripping and litigation, general anesthesia will be used in making you unconscious.
What should I expect?
After the Spider Vein treatment, you are able to walk and the recovery period will not be too long.
You can easily return to the normal daily routine if you have undergone a simple treatment.
When you have undergone the endovenous treatment, you can wear the compression stocking for a week.
The doctor will also use duplex ultrasound to ensure that the vein had been closed.
Should I try laser on my veins?
A simple treatment will be done if you suffer tiny varicose veins or small spice veins.
It can be a second treatment option; if there is a large varicose vein had been treated using surgery, sclerotherapy, radiofrequency and endovenous treatment.
Does it work?
Simple laser treatment is used for over 20 years. It is the type of laser treatment that has become effective and safe.
The treatment is able to close the veins in 94 up to 100 times. It may fail in just 6 times over 100.
When the first treatment fails to close the vein for the first time, then the second treatment will be required.
According to what may be available in the area, you may be required to make a choice between the available options. In certain cases, you may need surgery.
Are there any risks?
The laser Spider Vein Removal may lead to skin burns, pain prickling and burning feeling, skin color changes and clotting of the blood in large and small veins.