Even though they’re harmless, spider veins may make you feel self-conscious about showing your legs. If you’d like to wear shorts again, laser spider vein therapy at MD Advanced Skincare in Houston, Texas, can restore your confidence. The noninvasive procedure takes care of those unsightly lines with zero downtime. Call the luxury medspa or use the online scheduler to book your next session.
Spider veins are harmless, web-like veins that appear when blood vessels close to the skin’s surface dilate or blood backs up inside them. Spider veins are also thought to be influenced by:
These conditions weaken blood vessels or place extra pressure on the veins. During pregnancy, for example, a woman’s blood volume increases dramatically, leading to enlarged veins.
Spider veins commonly occur in the legs because of their distance from the heart and the forces of body weight and gravity on your lower extremities. They’re also more noticeable on the face, where the skin is thinner.
Spider veins are a common condition, especially among women, as you get older. Although genetic factors play a role in your chances of developing spider veins, you can take preventive measures to help inhibit them. The best ways to control your risk factors are to:
These strategies help reduce pressure, prevent blood pooling, and increase circulation.
MD Advanced Skincare uses Cutera CoolGlide® therapy to deliver light energy to the veins, which causes the blood inside the targeted blood vessels to coagulate. Eventually, the body reabsorbs the blood vessel and it disappears. Blood flow is rerouted through deeper veins inside your legs.
CoolGlide laser therapy boasts many benefits for women who wish to diminish the appearance of spider veins and vascular imperfections, including:
After the relatively painless treatment, you can return to your normal activity. You should, however, avoid strenuous exercise for the first 24 hours.
If noticeable spider veins bother you, explore your laser therapy options at MD Advanced Skincare. Call or use the online scheduler to set up a consultation.