Spider Viens


Spider veins, also known medically as telangiectasia or venulectasias, are tiny red, blue or purple thread-like veins near the surface of the skin. These dilated and visible veins, caused by increased pressure to the veins, can develop on any part of the body, including the face, but most often appear on the thighs, calves, ankles or buttocks.

About Laser Treatment for Spider Veins

Laser vein treatment takes less than an hour. The procedure uses a focused beam of light to target the vein that is selected for treatment. Because the beam is focused, it is careful not to affect nearby skin tissue and veins. The laser collapses the vessel, then, over a period of four to six weeks, the vein is reabsorbed by the body and disappears.

Is the treatment painful?

Very minimally.  During the treatment, you may feel a slight tingling sensation to the area where the laser fires. Our laser has a cooling system that prevents the tip of the laser from getting too hot.

What preparations should I take before spider vein treatment?
There are no major preparations required before the laser treatment, however, you will want to avoid direct sun exposure, aspirin, alcohol and smoking for at least a 48 hours beforehand.

As for the day of treatment, avoid all creams, lotions and moisturizers on the area that is going to be treated. Also, wear comfortable clothing that allows easy access to the body part(s) being treated.

What is the cost to treat spider veins?
Depending on the size and amount of vessels being treated, the price will range. Treatments range from $100 – $250. Book a consultation to determine how much your session will cost!
How many sessions will be required to make spider veins disappear?

For most clients, only a couple sessions are needed! Typically, a follow up session is booked weeks after the treatment and if there are any veins still lingering, we can re-treat them at that time.

What are the side effects of treating spider veins?
The skin above the veins will have a reddish, cat-scratch appearance and can experience mild swelling. This generally disappears over the next week. Cool pads or ice packs can be applied after treatment.

The Difference ELEGANCE Makes

At Elegance Medical Aesthetics, we believe that each patient is unique, requiring his or her own treatment that is different from anyone else’s.  So much of the cosmetic industry is “over-hyped”  with clever marketing lingo that creates a confusing mess of services that may or may not be suitable for you.

That is why we take a standard medical approach with each patient. When you come in with something you’d like to change about your appearance, our first step is determining a proper treatment plan for you. This is done with a thorough consultation so we can listen to your goals and understand who you are as a person.