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This double pulsed Nd:YAG laser treats facial blood vessels and spider veins.
Reduction of unwanted blood vessels.
Sunscreen for several weeks. Avoidance of alcohol prevents the dilation of blood vessels especially with rosacea.
Sun protection for 6 weeks after each treatment. Avoidance of alcohol for 2 weeks after each procedure.
1-4 treatments 4-6 weeks apart may be necessary to eradicate unwanted blood vessels.
Recent tan. Skin types that never burn.
5-7 years. After this time, our body will form new vessels, especially in genetically determined spider veins.
Redness, swelling and bruising for several days, bruising for up to 3 months with leg vein treatment. Scarring is rare but may occur.