Vascular Treatment

What are advantages of laser over sclerotherapy?

it has much fewer side effects It is less traumatic to the surrounding skin compared to sclerotherapy It takes a much shorter time to complete laser treatment It is less painful than sclerotherapy Recovery is immediate Downtime is almost zero Laser therapy can even be used on the face

What are advantages of laser over sclerotherapy?2017-08-23T07:40:03+00:00

What are other methods of treating spider veins?

Sclerotherapy: This procedure involves the injection of a liquid or foam chemical directly into the vein with a small needle. The chemical, called a sclerosant, irritates the veins and causes it to collapse. Over time, the vein turns into scar tissue that fades away. The procedure is usually done in a clinic, is relatively inexpensive, [...]

What are other methods of treating spider veins?2017-08-23T07:39:52+00:00

How long does it take for the results to become evident?

The results of laser treatment for spider veins are not immediate. After the laser therapy, the vessels underneath the skin will gradually change from a dark blue to light red colour, then eventually disappearing in two to six weeks. Most patients report a high degree of satisfaction with the procedure and relief at no longer [...]

How long does it take for the results to become evident?2017-08-23T07:39:38+00:00

When can you go back to work after laser therapy?

Patients are encouraged to resume all normal activities immediately. Final results may not be apparent for several months. Most patients are satisfied by the results in a very short time.

When can you go back to work after laser therapy?2017-08-23T07:39:22+00:00

Are there any precautions after laser therapy?

After laser therapy, it is strongly recommended that one keep away from the sun. Healing can be facilitated by wearing compression stockings and using our aftercare gel. The pain is minimal and one may take any over the counter pain medications. After treatment, there is no downtime. You can resume all of your normal activities [...]

Are there any precautions after laser therapy?2017-08-23T07:39:08+00:00

What to expect after laser therapy?

Soon after the procedure, you may feel a slight bump on the skin; it should disappear hours after treatment. The area may also appear slightly redder and occasionally may be bruised.

What to expect after laser therapy?2017-08-23T07:38:59+00:00

What is the cost of spider vein removal with laser?

Spider veins are only of cosmetic nuisance and not covered by medical insurance or Medicare. The average cost for laser therapy may vary from $140 - $500 per session.

What is the cost of spider vein removal with laser?2017-08-23T07:38:34+00:00

Is laser treatment for spider veins curative?

There is no cure for spider veins. Although treatment does not prevent the development of new spider veins, the removal of existing veins can dramatically improve the appearance of the affected area, providing a more youthful, healthy look and an even color pattern to the skin. Spider veins can be recurrent and thus, more treatments [...]

Is laser treatment for spider veins curative?2017-08-23T07:38:17+00:00

How many treatments are needed?

Depending on the size and number of veins, two to six treatments will be needed. The treatments are usually done 4-6 weeks apart. Those with a tendency towards vascular problems will most likely require additional treatments.

How many treatments are needed?2017-08-23T07:38:07+00:00

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