When will I see the results of laser vein removal therapy?
Fine spider veins can disappear immediately after treatment. Larger veins will darken after treatment and may take between one and three months to disappear completely. You may need up to three treatments to achieve the results you want, with your skin free from unsightly visible veins.
Does laser vein removal hurt?
Your specialist will use a topical anesthetic to numb the treatment area. As the laser pulses your vein, you may feel a slight tingling sensation. After treatment, some clients feel mild soreness which resolves within a few days. The sensation can be alleviated with over-the-counter pain killers.
Are there any side effects?
Usually, there are no prolonged side effects from laser vein removal therapy. Mild side effects may include slight redness and a little swelling. These usually resolve after one or two days.
Is laser vein removal better than surgery?
Though neither procedure can be guaranteed to remove unsightly veins forever, laser removal does have several advantages over surgery. It is minimally invasive, relatively painless, and requires no recovery time.