Spider veins, or small clusters of dark red or purple veins typically found on the face and legs, do not necessarily pose a medical concern, but many individuals choose to get them removed for cosmetic reasons. At Delta Laser and Skin Care Centre, we have multiple treatment options for the safe and effective removal of spider veins.
Located in Delta, British Columbia, Delta Laser and Skin Care Centre is led by Dr. Marcia Fleming and registered nurse Jennifer Sutherland. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and find out how to clear your skin of nuisance spider veins.
What are Spider Veins?
Named for their web-like appearance on the skin, spider veins are tiny, dilated blood vessels found near the surface of the skin. These can be caused by a variety of factors such as:
- Prolonged sitting or standing
- Sun exposure
While many individuals choose to cover up their spider veins with clothing or makeup, there are non-surgical ways to remove spider veins from the skin without extensive healing or recovery time. At Delta Laser and Skin Care Centre, we offer cutting-edge technologies with maximum patient safety and comfort in mind.
Utilizing light-based therapy, Intense Pulsed Light or IPL photorejuvenation treatments involve a photosensitive medication that is applied to treated areas. After the medication is allowed to sit on the skin and penetrate below the surface, the skin is exposed to a light device is specially designed to target vascular conditions and other skin imperfections. IPL Photorejuvenation is especially effective at removing spider veins from sensitive areas on the face.
For spider veins on the legs and ankles, sclerotherapy is one of the most effective treatment methods. Involving injections of sodium chloride solution into affected veins, sclerotherapy causes the walls of the veins to stick together, sealing them off and rerouting blood through healthy vessels.
Which Treatment is Right for Me?
During your consultation at Delta Laser and Skin Care Centre, your individual condition will be assessed in order for our medical team to determine which form of spider vein removal is right for you. As spider veins can vary in severity and size, it is important to have your veins evaluated by a medical professional before undergoing any removal treatment. Our medical team has extensive experience in spider vein diagnosis and treatment, and choosing spider vein removal at our skin care center ensures professional results.
Contact Delta Laser and Skin Care Centre today to schedule a consultation and find out your treatment options for spider vein removal.