Laser Thread Vein Removal2022-03-01T13:57:48+00:00

Find the right treatment for your facial veins.

Laser thread vein removal is a popular treatment for thread veins. It uses a laser to destroy the blood vessels that cause the veins to appear. This treatment is quick, easy, and relatively painless. Most people require just one treatment session to remove their thread veins.

If you are considering laser thread vein removal, get in touch to schedule a consultation with Dr Injibar

What are facial thread veins?

As we get older, we may notice that small veins begin to show through the skin, particularly on the face and neck. Most commonly these veins are a result of a genetic predisposition, smoking, or prolonged exposure to sunlight. These veins are known as thread veins and usually occur on the face or legs.

Thread veins (also known as spider veins) are tiny, red veins that can appear on the face, especially around the nose and cheeks. They are caused by a number of factors, including genetics, sun exposure, and rosacea. Thread veins are often harmless, but they can sometimes be unsightly and embarrassing.

Thread veins may be purple, blue, or red in colour, and although not harmful, can be unsightly. However, they do have the potential to develop into more painful, and serious, varicose veins, so it is better to treat thread veins before this occurs.

What are the benefits of laser thread vein removal?

Laser thread vein removal is a quick, easy, and relatively painless treatment. Most people only require one treatment session to remove their thread veins.

The laser destroys the blood vessels that cause the veins to appear, so the treated area will no longer have any visible veins. The results are generally permanent, although new veins may develop over time.

What are the causes of facial thread veins?

Thread veins are caused by a number of factors, including genetics, sun exposure, and rosacea. Sun exposure is the most common cause of thread veins, as it can damage the skin and cause the veins to enlarge. Rosacea is a skin condition that can also cause thread veins. Genetics can play a role in the development of thread veins, as some people may be more prone to them than others.

Patient Before and After Images

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How does laser treatment work?

The treatment process for laser thread vein removal is simple. The practitioner will use a laser to target the blood vessels that cause the veins to appear.

Laser treatment eliminates thread veins by targeting the blood vessels that caused them to appear in the first place. The laser energy is absorbed by the blood vessels, which disrupts their ability to carry blood. This causes them to close up and eventually disappear.

The results are generally permanent, although new veins may develop over time.

How many sessions will I need?

After one treatment, some people notice changes; however, for optimum effects, we recommend a three-treatment course.

Between each treatment, allow four weeks between sessions. A course of therapy would last for three months.

Is laser thread vein removal permanent?

Most people who have laser thread vein removal will see a permanent reduction in the appearance of thread veins. However, new veins may develop over time.

Facial Thread Vein Removal Process At Dermasurge Clinic

At Dermasurge Clinic which is based on Harley Street in London, our consultant dermatologist Dr Hiba Injibar utilises the capabilities of laser to diminish the appearance of facial thread veins.

This advanced laser thread vein removal in London heats up the vein, causing them to collapse in on themself and eventually diminishing their appearance.

What’s more, laser treatments can be highly targeted, destroying thread veins without causing damage to the overlying skin under Dr Injibar’s skilled techniques.

All patients are required to attend a consultation with Dr Injibar prior to undergoing any procedures. During the consultation, Dr Injibar will be able to examine the thread veins that the patient wishes to be rid of, and form a bespoke treatment plan in order to achieve the very best possible results.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will laser vein removal hurt?2020-01-27T13:31:23+00:00

Patients may feel some discomfort, often reporting a slight stinging sensation, but it should not be majorly painful.

How many sessions will I need?2020-01-27T13:31:00+00:00

The number of treatments required will vary from patient to patient. In some cases, a course of sessions spaced around a month apart is necessary for optimal results.

How long do results last?2020-01-27T13:32:47+00:00

Thread veins can be eradicated permanently. However, laser treatment does not prevent new thread veins from forming.

Is there any downtime?2020-01-27T13:33:50+00:00

Most patients are able to return to their daily activities immediately after treatment.

What are the side effects?2020-01-27T13:34:52+00:00

Patients may find they experience bruising, redness, swelling, or slight pigmentation changes in the treatment area, though this usually settles as the skin heals. For more persistent or serious side effects, please consult with a medical professional.

What are the contraindications?2020-01-27T13:35:55+00:00

For patients who suffer with light sensitivity, seizures, a tendency to developing hyperpigmentation, large veins, broke skin, diabetes, or are prone to keloid scarring, laser thread vein removal is not advised. Pregnant women should also not seek out treatment. During your consultation, Dr Injibar will ask you about your medical history to ensure the treatment is safe for you.

Patient Reviews

“Dr Injibar is by far the best dermatologist. I have been following her around from dubai to Beirut and finally in London. She takes her time and is very patient and thorough.”

Yara Shahzadeh

“I recently had the PRP treatment by Dr. Hiba. She is excellent, professional and highly knowledgeable. She made me comfortable and advised me about all treatments available and helped me decide what was best. My goal was to keep my skin youthful and the results I got are amazing and I get complemented regularly. I highly recommend Dr. Hiba!”

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