Polaris Laser Thread Vein Removal. What are thread veins?

Thread veins are tiny, thin blood vessels, which run close to the surface of the skin and look line fine red or purple wiggly lines. They are also known as spider veins or broken veins. The medical term for this condition is telangiectasia. Although these super-fine veins are connected to the larger venous system they are not an essential part of it. 2. What causes thread veins? A number of factors contribute to the development of spider veins including, heredity, weight gain, prolonged standing or sitting. The use of certain medications. constrictive clothing, pregnancy and other events which cause hormonal shifts e.g. puberty, birth control pill, menopause and hormone therapy. Facial thread veins can also be caused by tight fitting glasses, squeezing spots, smoking. exposure to wind and cold and over exposure to the sun. 3. What is Laser Vein Treatment? Laser therapy is a proven treatment for treating unsightly broken, dilated vessels, as well as other unwanted vascular lesions, such as Rosacea, port wine stains and other vascular birthmarks. 4. How does Laser treatment work for thread veins The Polaris_Nd:YAG laser provides a revolutionary non-invasive treatment, which can quickly and safely remove larger and deeper vessels leaving your skin looking smooth and your legs and face much improved. The redness and bruising associated with traditional treatments or other lasers are minimised or completely eliminated. Polaris provides the most risk free treatment for dark or tanned skin when compared to other existing treatments. 5. Which conditions can be treated? Facial thread veins, facial redness and flushing Unsightly broken and dilated vessels just under the skin on the body and legs Blood spots and spider naevi Consultant Dermatologists recommend treatment sooner rather than later, as small [...]

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