broken capillaries | telangiectasia
spider veins | thread veins
Vascular - Veins
“Say goodbye to those spider and thread veins and associated redness that has been troubling you and restore calm to your skin with our latest vascular treatments”
Thread veins, spider veins or telangiectasia, are damaged veins and broken or ruptured capillaries just below the surface of the skin. Once they are damaged, they are particularly difficult to repair naturally on their own, but easy to treat with IPL Laser Photorejuvenation and LED Light Phototherapy vein treatments.
As you age your skin loses collagen and becomes thinner, so these small red and sometimes purple veins become extremely prominent when the vein walls dilate. They are visible through the skin when veins expand. Prominent spider and thread veins can be inherited (genetics), but are often caused by long term sun exposure, pregnancy, Rosacea, alcohol, smoking and standing for long periods.
At Nascent Skin and Beauty Clinic we offer the best range of non invasive non surgical vein treatments for our clientele to treat spider veins, thread veins, telangiectasia and vascular lesions utilising a TGA approved medical grade LED Light Phototherapy Unit and IPL Laser Photorejuvenation System.
Types of Vascular Issues and Vein Treatment Results
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What causes vascular lesions?
A spider vein, also known as telangiectasias or vascular lesion, is formed by abnormally large or numerous blood vessels resulting in a red appearance of the skin. Small vessels commonly referred to as ‘spider veins’ (telangiectasia), are the most common vascular lesions. Usually they measure only a few millimetres in diameter and they can develop anywhere on the body, but commonly on the face around the nose, cheeks, and chin, often in a “spider web” pattern.
Reticular veins are located slightly deeper in the skin, and appear as small, flat bluish veins, often appearing behind the knees. The thin veins associated with spider veins or reticular veins are sometimes known as “thread” veins.
Spider veins, much like varicose veins can surface at any time, and several factors contribute. The most common cause is genetics, usually a parent or grandparent. Oestrogen also promotes the growth of spider veins. This is why more women than men have spider veins. Lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise make a large difference, with a sedentary lifestyle and high fat diet being major causes. Sun exposure can cause spider veins in particular, and as people age, varicose vein problems are more likely due to weakening vein walls.
Estimates indicate that unsightly veins are a common problem for more than 60% of the adult population!
Our trained Skin Specialists offer vein treatments which will reduce vascular blemishes such as red flushing (Rosacea), thread and spider veins and red spots found on the face and other areas with minimal downtime or risk.
A treatment cycle of 4 – 6 treatments of IPL Photorejuvenation and LED Light Phototherapy spaced two to three weeks apart is usually required to reach your best possible outcome.
Vein Treatments at Nascent
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When we cannot treat you for vascular issues
We cannot treat anyone who has known or reported the following unless a letter from your treating doctor is available, confirming the medical condition(s) will not prevent treatment using intense pulsed light;-
- Any form of light treatment for those who have a history of keloid scarring (overgrowth of scar tissue), an active herpes infection (cold sores) or other skin infections such as impetigo at the site to be treated.
- In the case of any medication other than paracetamol, aspirin or contraception it may be necessary for you to obtain a medical certificate from your Doctor prior to treatment indicating there is no related contraindication. Our Skin Specialist will advise you on this.
- Epilepsy (as repeated consecutive flashes may induce an Epileptic episode)
- Wearing a pacemaker
- Tanned skin (active tan) through sun exposure or tanning bed use in the previous 30 days (because of increased risk of hyper pigmentation). This does not include spray tans.
- If you have administered any photo-sensitising products within 7 days before treatment (self tanning lotions, activators, self tanning shower gels, etc)
- If you suffer from Hypopigmentation (ie Vitiligo)
- Skin cancer or any other cancer and/or who reports the undertaking of cancer drug therapy (such as Ducabaxine, Flurouracil, Methotrexate, etc)
- If you have administered St John’s Wart (herbal remedy) in the past 3 months (perhaps for depression) as it causes photosensitivity
- Who has administered Isotretinoin-Roaccutane or Tretinoin-Retin A in the previous 3-6 months for the treatment of acne or other dermatological conditions
- No skin areas with tattoos, suspect spots or skin diseases will be treated (including spots, inflammation, beauty spots, tumours or melanomas, psoriasis, herpes, etc)
- Pregnant women cannot be treated until menstrual periods return and breast feeding has ended
- If you are taking diabetes medications (owing to possible photo-sensitivity and poor wound healing)
- If you are taking anti-coagulant medications (ie for heart disease)
- Skin areas where surgical metal pins or plates are located under the tissue to be treated
- If you are using Quinidine, or other anti-psychotic medication or large combinations of cardiac/diuretic drugs, or topical steroid creams in the area to be treated
- If you have had general anaesthesia in the last three (3) months, or local anaesthetic in the past month near the area to be treated
There are many medications, drugs and some herbal remedies available at the moment which may cause the skin to become very sensitive to light. Whether these drugs are taken by mouth or applied to the skin, a reaction can occur. This reaction is called “Drug-Induced Photo-sensitivity” therefore, it is very important you provide information relating to any drugs which you are currently using.
Both IPL and Laser treatments, when conducted by a qualified and experienced therapist, are effective and safe, however it is imperative for your own safety that you be truthful and open in your consultation with our Skin Specialist when you seek treatment. In case of doubt we will refer you for medical advice prior to treatment.