Lasers or pulsed light-based therapies are wonderful alternatives for the treatment of spider veins in Tucson, Arizona. Commonly seen on the face and legs, these unsightly skin problems affect both men and women. Spider veins or clinically known as telangiectasias are a small web like red, blue and purple vessel that are usually only a cosmetic concern, not symptomatic. The cause of spider veins is unknown, however hereditary factors, smoking, hormonal changes, standing or sitting too long, and rapid changes in temperature may be a contributing factor. The advanced technology available to treat spider veins is not only affordable, but a minimal amount of time invested to achieve healthy, vein-free skin.
How does laser vein therapy work?
Our patients have experienced excellent results for the treatment of spider veins. These light therapies have a unique ability to treat small veins by delivering a targeted amount of heat to the vein causing the vessel to collapse. Depending on the amount of veins present, a patient may need 2-4 treatments to achieve best results. Patients will see up to a 70% improvement after a few treatments are complete. Although there are a variety of lasers on the market that treat spider veins, we proudly use the ND Yag Laser and the Intense Pulsed Light. These two different light systems have the outstanding ability to treat tiny superficial veins and deeper, blue leg veins. No anesthesia, topical agents or pain medications are required.
Time and Recovery
Laser vein treatments in Tucson are fast and virtually painless and each appointment averages 15-20 minutes and is scheduled 6-8 weeks apart. Some bruising and redness will follow. We recommend wearing compression stockings up to two days after each treatment. Patients can resume their regular daily activities immediately after the treatment providing they follow post care instructions.
How much does it cost?
The cost of each treatment can vary based on time. To learn more, please contact us to schedule a complimentary evaluation with a registered nurse.
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