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Can I use a sterile needle to pop the little spider veins on my face

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
It won't help: Please don't try. It is potentially dangerous and won't help. There are far safer and more effective ways to treat them. These include laser, rf th ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
29 years experience Phlebology
Usually laser: Lasers are usually best for tiny red veins on the face: nd yag, ipl, etc and other options are available. Contact a vein specialist: dermatologist, pl ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Yes, : Yes, but not commonly. For spider veins on the face, the most common treatment is a pulsed dye laser (or other equivalent laser). The laser works by ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Csaba Magassy
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Laser ablation: Probably the best and most efficient way to ablate the small spider veins is with a Laser or an electric needle aka a hyphercator.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
12 years experience Dermatology
Circulation/Raynauds: Turning blue when exposed to cold is an extreme reaction to what the body normally does in response to the cold. When cold, the blood vessels in the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Recheck: There can be various medical problems which labs can be normal. I am not quite sure what labs were done, but sounds like you have a condition. I woul ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Many factors: The most common cause of spider and varicose veins are hereditary factors followed by pregnancies.The more pregnancies the greater the chance of vein ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Multiple options: I don't think that there is a single best way but there are mutiple options including sclerotherapy, ipl, laser, veinwave, veingogh and micro needle ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
A few ways: The best way to treat facial spider veins depends on the size of the veins and the experience of the one who is treating. Sclerotherapy actually works ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Laser: These are easily treated with laser or vlpl. Multiple sessions maybe required. Recurrence is likely.

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