The development of spider veins is one of the most common vascular disorders faced throughout the world. Because they so often appear on the face, their presence can be a source of embarrassment for many people. They are similar to their larger counterparts, varicose veins, with a few exceptions. Spider veins develop in the smaller vessels that branch off to carry blood and oxygen to all parts of the body. These vessels are frequently located near the surface of the skin. As a result, when they do not function as they should, spider veins that are visible through the skin can develop. Varicose veins develop in the larger vessels and are usually limited to the legs. Spider veins, on the other hand, are just as common on the face as they are the legs.
If there is any good news associated with spider veins, it is that spider veins seldom cause any uncomfortable or dangerous symptoms. Likewise, they do not represent a risk to the overall health of the individual. Their impact is limited to that of an aesthetic nature only. However, their presence on the face can cause embarrassment and a loss of self-confidence. These factors are reason enough to seek treatments for their removal. If you are in such a situation, you should make an appointment with our office so we can help you explore your treatment options.
We offer multiple methods for the treatment of spider veins. In addition, they can be done without the need for a downtime recovery period or the need for a hospital stay. In fact, patients can usually return to your regular activities as soon as treatment is finished.
Sclerotherapy is one of the better-known methods of spider vein removal from the legs. It is done by injecting the targeted veins with a solution that makes them shrink and collapse. The tissue that remains of the vein will then disappear over the course of the next several weeks as it is absorbed.
We also offer Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT), which utilizes lasers for effective spider vein removal. The technology used in this treatment allows for the laser energy to be focused onto the targeted veins without affecting the surrounding tissue. The vein then absorbs the heat from the laser, and it is destroyed. Just like with sclerotherapy, the tissue that remains is absorbed by the body and will no longer be visible after a few weeks.
You no longer have to be embarrassed of your spider veins. Safe and effective spider vein removal methods are available to help you reclaim your self-confidence. The medical professionals at Canada Vein Clinics provide patients all over Canada with effective vein treatments and care. If you are interested in spider vein removal, contact us today to schedule your consultation!