ABOUT Laser Vein Removal
Spider veins are small blood vessels that are easily seen through the skin on the face and body, and these veins affect an estimated 30 – 60% of adults. These vessels can be red, purple, or blue, and if left untreated, they will increase in number as they start a branching or web like pattern on the skin. Led by dermatologist Dr. Matthew Barrows, Dermatology and Skin Cancer Surgery Center helps patients improve or erase the appearance of spider veins on the face and body using the 1064: YAG laser on the Cynosure MPX Elite laser, Icon laser or the Spectrum laser. Our amazing medical professionals can discuss individualized treatment plans during each patient's initial consultation.
Patients who are good candidates for laser vein removal have visible veins on their body, including the thighs and lower legs, that cause them to avoid wearing shorts and swimsuits out of embarrassment. Some patients also develop spider veins on their face, which can be minimized or erased by laser vein therapy. Patients should be in good general health before the procedure and should tell their doctor if they have a history of blood clots or may be pregnant.
"Tammi Dobbs is very attentive and sweet. She really listens to what you have to say always gives options in treatment rather than pushing one. She is by far the best dermatologist I've gone to."- L.B. / Google / Sep 01, 2015
"Dr. Matthew is wonderful! Very personable, friendly, down-to-earth and answers all your questions!! Came in for a minor procedure and had a very pleasant experience. Had some questions on a non-related skin condition and he was kind enough to listen and answer thoroughly."- F.F. / Google / Jul 06, 2018
"Easy appointment and excellent service."- B.B. / Google / Jun 27, 2018
"The staff at Dermatology & Skin Cancer surgery Center was amazing! The check-in process took less than 5 minutes and they had me back in the exam room within 10 minutes of me getting there. Ace was awesome and a joy to talk to. He kept the exam short, and quick. Any questions I had were answered. I loved how friendly and easy-going the staff were. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a new dermatologist."- C.L. / Google / Jun 24, 2018
"Great experience. No waiting time. Thorough exam. Clear next steps. And, all the staff were very friendly!"- B.H. / Google / Jun 19, 2018
What to Expect
Laser vein treatment may cause some temporary redness, bruising, and blistering to the treated skin, but this should disappear in 2 weeks – 2 months. Patients are advised to rest and avoid strenuous activity after their treatment, and patients should cover the treated areas or use other protection from any sun exposure. For best results, patients may need multiple treatments over the course of several months. For a faster recovery, patients may consider wearing support stockings to help promote better blood circulation.
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Treat Your Veins Today!
Thanks to advanced technology, our patients no longer have to cover up unattractive spider veins. Schedule a free consultation with one of our medical professionals who can help you decide the best treatment for your spider veins.