New Spider Vein Treatment
New Spider Vein Treatments
Ultra High Frequency Electromagnetic treatment
Now we are able to offer Spider Vein treatments that are simpler, less painful and more precise. But first,…
What are spider veins?
Spider veins, also known as telangiectasia, thread veins, broken veins, surface veins or venous flares are small blood vessels that have become dilated near the surface of the skin. Thread veins usually measure only a few millimeters. Thread veins are not varicose veins.
Spider veins are commonly found on the face (around the nose, cheeks, and chin, more commonly known as rosacea) or the legs (Upper thigh, below the knee joint, and around the ankles). Usually very near the surface of the skin, red, blue, or purple in colour, and less than 1 to 2 mm in diameter.
They are not regarded as a serious medical condition but they can occasionally ache. Thread veins can cause distress as the sufferer often feels self-conscious, particularly if the blemish is on an exposed part of the body, such as the legs.
This treatment utilizes the principle of “Thermo-Coagulation” which is based on ultra-high frequency electromagnetic oscillations heating up the thread vein without affecting the outer layers of the skin. The machine selectively heats the thread vein, destroying it and allowing the body to reabsorb it over a period of time.
We also use Sclerotherapy and foam sclerotherapy as complementary means to help you treat varices.
What happens during the Treatment?
Before the treatment medical history of the patient is taken to make sure the treatment is suitable. The process will be explained in detail and the potential side effects will be explained.
Photographs may also be taken that can be used as a “before and after” comparison to show you how successful your treatment has been.
What happens during the procedure?
The device uses a very fine sterilized needle (shown below) which is inserted into the vein to allow accurate application of the treatment whilst protecting the surrounding skin and tissue.
The procedure is relatively painless and can be applied to all areas of the body including knees and ankles which are otherwise too difficult to treat. Patient may resume everyday activity immediately after their 15 minute treatment session.
Treatment sessions depend on the number and extent of thread veins requiring treatment.
After the area to be treated has received treatment as required, the skin is treated with a soothing Aloe Vera gel.
Ultra high frequency Spider Vein Treatments will give you:
- Instant results
- All skin types can be treated
- Simple and affordable procedure
- Any area of the body, including the face (rosacea, spider and thread veins, milia, skin tags and angiomas), ankles and knees can be treated
- Relatively painless procedure
- No side effects
- No bruising
- Immediate sun exposure
What are the risks and potential complications?
Some pain or burning at the needle injection site may occur, however, most people find it a relatively painless treatment.
For 3 weeks or so the area treated may be red – occasionally this lasts for 5 or 6 weeks.
Complications are extremely rare and there appears to be little risk of scarring following treatment.
Occasionally you may also find new veins developing in the treated areas, or even old veins flaring up again.
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