Treating And Eliminating Veins In The Face

Facial Vein Treatment in Our St. Louis OfficeIf you have clusters of reddish or bluish veins in the face, this can make you looked aged. Owe the appearance of veins to genetics, frequent sun exposure, or conditions like Rosacea. The good news is that these veins can be removed non-surgically, and through a range of treatment options, some of which are discussed below.

Common Traits of Facial Veins

Veins in the face can appear bluish or reddish, and they’re often more than one vein. They show up in clusters or through a spider web like appearance – hence the reference to these being spider veins. Facial veins are often seen under the eyes, on the temples of the head, on the chin, cheeks and even on the nose.

Top Treatment Plans for Spider Veins

Spider veins on the face can be erased and eliminated in a number of ways including:

  • Schlerotherapy – solutions of sclerosant fluids have been shown to shrink the size of veins from deep under the surface of the skin, and in so doing, smoothens out the outer layer. The fluids are directly injected into the veins, constricting them. Schlerotherapy is applicable to varicose and spider veins all over the body.

  • Veinwave Radiofrequency – uses the power of radio waves to shrink small spider veins. It was developed by a vascular surgeon and is now popularly uses in aesthetic practices to erase veins on the face and other areas of the body. The radio wave therapy is conducted through a handheld device, and it takes roughly fifteen minutes to complete – with no pain or downtime.

  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment – combines laser and light therapy to remove spider veins as well as other common skin issues including acne, age spots, wrinkles and more. If you have spider veins as well as other skin imperfections on the face, this treatment is an excellent option for an all-in-one therapy.

There are a host of non-invasive measures to remove veins on the face, to reveal fresh, rejuvenated skin. Most of these treatments feature no pain, downtime, and little side effects. After treatment, makeup can be regularly worn, and normal activities resumed.

Are there ways to prevent facial veins to begin with? Specialists recommend limited sun exposure, always wearing sun screen, and covering the face with a hat on days out. These steps not only prevent facial veins, they’re great tips for preventing skin cancer, wrinkles and age spots also.