Laser Vein Removal

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Laser Vein Removal in Lambertville

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Two of the most common and confidence-shaking conditions we see at our Angie Scott Medical Aesthetics in Lambertville are spider veins and varicose veins. These skin conditions may cause you reluctancy in dressing in a way that exposes the skin with these visible veins present. Luckily, these easily treatable conditions aren’t ones that have to continue to hamper your self-esteem.

Spider veins and varicose veins are often considered the same thing, but there are actually a few distinct differences between the two. Spider veins appear on the surface of your skin. They are small, and typically pink, purple, or red in color. Varicose veins are still visible on the surface of your skin, but are actually a little deeper than spider veins. Varicose veins are green or blue in color. Both conditions are easily treated with little recovery needed thanks to laser vein removal treatment.

The Procedure

Details.

What it Treats

Spider veins (Telangiectasia)
Varicose veins

Procedure Time

20 – 60 minutes

Eligibility

Male or Female
20 years or older

Recovery & Downtime

Recovery can vary from person to person, but there is generally no need for downtime. You will likely be sore and may experience some bruising, but this is unlikely to prevent you from returning to normal activity after your treatment in Lambertville.

Why choose laser vein removal in Lambertville?

01

Increase your Confidence

Wear what you want with confidence as you won’t be worrying about the appearance of varicose and/or spider veins.

02

Long-Term Results

After particular varicose and/or spider veins are treated the results are permanent.

03

Improvement in Overall Skin Complexion

Not only are the unsightly veins removed but so are the defective valves. This results in decreased redness of the skin, resulting in better skin complexion.

Laser Vein Removal Before & After

Results.

The Laser Vein Removal Process.

What to Expect?

Consultation.

Before your laser vein removal at Angie Scott in Lambertville, you will meet with a member of our team for a consultation to discuss your individual situation. We will go over any concerns you may have and share all relevant information you should be aware of before scheduling your treatment.

Laser Vein Removal Treatment.

First, we apply a handheld laser against the skin to covering the targeted vein. This handpiece delivers light that penetrates through the skin and into the blood inside the vein. Skin around the vein will be unaffected. As the blood absorbs the energy from the laser, the vein will begin to heat, causing the vessel’s lining to constrict and fade away from the surface of the skin and out of view. This leaves the skin clear and looking as if the veins were never visible!

Next Steps.

After your laser vein removal treatment in Lambertville, we will discuss any follow-up or post-care instructions you need to be aware of. In the case of larger veins or additional treatment areas, an additional appointment may be required to fully eliminate visibility.

Preparation for laser vein removal in Lambertville is not difficult, but there are a few things to be sure to do beforehand:

  • Stay well hydrated in the days leading up to your appointment.
  • Take any recommended medications you were advised to take.
  • Wear comfortable clothing.
  • Bring compression socks.
  • Refrain from taking aspirin and blood thinners a few days prior to appointment.

After receiving laser vein removal treatment in Lambertville, it is best to do the following:

  • Cool (not frozen) packs can be used to ease any discomfort to the treated area.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise and activity if the treatment area is sore.
  • Use sunscreen if treatment area will be exposed to sunlight
  • If skin is broken on treatment area keep are covered in bandage

Unless otherwise directed by your provider, you may return to normal activity.

Frequently Asked Questions.

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