Spider veins, medically known as telangiectasias, are small, thin veins that lie close to the surface of the skin. They often appear as red, purple, or blue web-like networks, typically on the legs and face.
Spider veins are caused by the weakening of blood vessel walls which leads to dilation of the veins. This can be due to factors such as age, skin conditions including rosacea, hormonal changes, pregnancy, prolonged standing, and genetics.
What are common symptoms of
- Visible, web-like veins on the legs or face
- Changes in skin colour, such as blemishes or thinning skin near the veins
Why You Might Consider Treating
Addressing spider veins can refresh your appearance and unveil your true confidence—inside and out. Many people seek treatment to:
✔ Restore a more youthful appearance
✔ Boost self-esteem and confidence
✔ Improve skin tone and clarity
✔ Reflect inner vitality and optimism
How Atlantic Skin Care Can Help With
What treatments are available for spider veins?
Atlantic Skin Care offers a range of safe and minimally-invasive treatments for telangiectasias, including intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments for the face and sclerotherapy on the legs.
Are treatments for spider veins painful?
While every person’s pain tolerance varies, most clients report minimal discomfort. We prioritize your comfort, ensuring that any discomfort is minimal and short-lived.
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments depends on the severity of the facial veins. Our experienced team will provide you with a personalized treatment plan to achieve your aesthetic goals during your cosmetic consultation.
Are results from spider vein treatments permanent?
While treatment can effectively reduce the appearance of existing spider veins, it cannot prevent new ones from forming. However, maintaining a good skin care routine and protecting your skin from the sun can help minimize the appearance of new spider veins. Regular follow-up evaluations are often recommended.