Remove leg veins or spider veins of the legs is possible by laser

Written by: Dra. Adriana Ribé
Published: | Updated: 11/11/2017
Edited by: Top Doctors®

¿What is the purpose of laser treatment for vascular lesions


The spiders or spider veins of the legs is a common pathology in men and women. The goal of treatment is to destroy and eliminate these unsightly veins because they are. Through the use of vascular laser is achieved such unsightly veins disappear, ie, that increasingly more smaller, narrower and much lighter in color until they disappear completely.

¿? consisting in laser treatment for vascular lesions

Vascular laser treatment to remove varicose veins or spider veins of the legs usually involves the application of a vascular neodymium YAG laser, which penetrates the skin and heats the vein. When heats a clotting and it occurs on the body is going slowly eliminating. There are new generation lasers which may be the application of two wavelengths sequentially, so that the results obtained are very satisfactory because they can work more selectively and with less pain for the patient.

¿, the application of anesthesia is required


The treatment does not require the use of anesthesia. Typically used the application of a cold air cools the skin so that it is protected for the laser light and also takes a certain degree of anesthesia. No anesthesia usually applied because it usually has a substance called lidocaine, a vasoconstrictor and causes smaller veins look less during treatment.

¿What results can we expect


The results you can expect with the application of laser is the complete disappearance of the vascular spider without any kind of residual lesion.

¿What will be your lasting


The length of the vein or varicose vein we removed it is permanent, what happens is that the laser remove this varicula but not the predisposition of the patient to have more vascular lesions. It is important to review once a year to check for new appearances, but we have tried are permanent removal.

¿? Of which depends the success of laser treatment and its duration

The success of treatment depends on the patient to perform all necessary meetings. Normally you have to make 4 or 5 sessions: it is very important for the patient to perform all the complete disappearance. The length of the result also depends on the patient follow the instructions we give you, for example, leg veins occur because the patient is a smoker or have a sedentary lifestyle, you will need to correct these factors so that after obtaining the results them last time.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Adriana Ribé
Aesthetic Medicine

Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Barcelona, ​​Dr. Adriana Ribé is formed in Anatomy Pathology at the Clinic Hospital and Dermatopathology in the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He has extensive experience in cosmetic dermatology and is an expert in laser techniques for stains, hair removal, tattoo removal, scar correction, facial rejuvenation and body contouring. She is Director of Ribé Clinic, medical center accredited by the Generalitat that has the latest laser technology and injectable materials. Dra. Adriana is Ribé opinion leader laser prestigious international companies.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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