Whether on your face or legs, visible veins may have you searching for treatments to get rid of them. The board-certified dermatologists at Dermatology Associates of the Palm Beaches, with locations in Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Atlantis, Wellington, Delray Beach, and Trinity, Florida, offer vein treatment for the face and legs. To schedule a consultation, contact the office most convenient to you by phone or book online today.
Veins are responsible for returning blood to your heart and lungs for reoxygenation. Your veins contain valves that open and close to support the movement of the blood and prevent it from going backward. If you have weak or damaged valves, the blood may pool and make your veins visible.
There are two types of veins that affect how you look:
Spider veins are the small visible veins that create a spiderweb-like design on your skin. These visible veins may appear red or purple and most often occur on the face and legs.
When valve damage occurs in larger veins, you may develop varicose veins. In addition to creating a twisted roadmap of blue and red lines, varicose veins also affect the texture of your skin, causing lumps and bumps. Though you can develop varicose veins anywhere on your body, they most often affect the legs.
Both spider veins and varicose veins are considered more of a cosmetic issue than a health concern. However, varicose veins that cause swelling or leg pain may be signs of vascular problems in your legs.
If you’re unhappy about the way your visible veins affect your look, then you would benefit from vein treatment at Dermatology Associates of the Palm Beaches.
Dermatology Associates of the Palm Beaches treats facial veins using advanced laser therapy. The laser energy targets and destroys the pigmented vein without affecting the surrounding skin. You should see an immediate improvement in your look after laser facial vein treatment.
The laser abolishes the blood vessel and removes redness by targeting the hemoglobin.
For leg vein treatment, Dermatology Associates of the Palm Beaches uses the laser tool to treat small varicose veins and spider veins. For larger varicose veins, sclerotherapy is available.
With sclerotherapy, your provider injects a special chemical directly into the enlarged vein, which causes the vein to collapse and disappear over time.
Depending on the extent of your spider and varicose veins, Dermatology Associates of the Palm Beaches may suggest a series of vein treatments to get the best results.
To schedule your vein treatment consultation, call Dermatology Associates of the Palm Beaches or use the online scheduling tool today.