Does it work on all skin types?

Yes! Spider vein removal works on a wide range of skin colors.

Is it permanent? 

Existing spider veins that are treated will disappear. However, new spider veins are not prevented by the treatment.

What Does The Treatment Feel Like?

Many patients describe it as being hit with a rubberband. Patients may take two Tylenol prior to treatment to minimize discomfort.

How many treatments does it take?

The number of laser treatments depends on the severity of the veins. Expect at 1-3 treatments.

What happens after treatment?

Your skin may be bruised or discolored. The is not permanent and will subside. Post spider vein removal bruising will be minimized by applying Vitamin K cream, Arnica, or Auriderm Cream.

Are there things I should avoid before treatment?

Yes! Discontinue tanning or tanning products at least three weeks prior to vein removal. Also, avoid alcohol for 2-3 days before treatment.

Are there things to avoid after treatment?

Yes! Do not use Aspirin or other anti-inflammatory medications such as Anacin, Bufferin, Advil, or Nuprin or Omega 3, 6 or 9 (Fish oil supplements).

How quickly will I recover?

It is recommended to not become over heated or do strenuous activities for 24 hours post treatment, this helps to make treatment more successful.