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

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

No: Some activities, such as putting up drywall or painting, may be a better outlet for someone with a diy attitude. Medical treatment is best handled by a board certified physician. Facial spider veins are typically easily treated with a specialized laser or ipl see your local phlebologist or dermatologist. Put the needle down and back away slowly. :). ...Read more

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Can sclerotherapy be used for spider veins on the face? I have had spider veins on my face for a number of years. I would love to able to look in the mirror and not see them anymore. Do physicians ever use sclerotherapy to get rid of these veins? .

Can sclerotherapy be used for spider veins on the face? I have had spider veins on my face for a number of years. I would love to able to look in the mirror and not see them anymore. Do physicians ever use sclerotherapy to get rid of these veins?

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Yes they do: There are a number of ways to treat spider veins on the face. These include sclerotherapy, cutanous lasers and rf photo/thermocoagulation. All of them work well in the hands of those who are experienced in using the different techniques. As dr. Herbich said, choose a practitioner with the correct experience and, as long as you are relying on their experience and expertise, it should work well. ...Read more

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Can sclerotherapy be used for spider veins on the face? I have had spider veins on my face for a number of years. I would love to able to look in the mirror and not see them anymore. Do physicians ever use sclerotherapy to get rid of these veins? .

Can sclerotherapy be used for spider veins on the face? I have had spider veins on my face for a number of years. I would love to able to look in the mirror and not see them anymore. Do physicians ever use sclerotherapy to get rid of these veins?

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Yes.: Spider veins on the face can certainly be treated by sclerotherapy. I do this frequently. In order to do this well, the treatment requires special lights, magnification and very small micro needles. Sclerotherapy on the facial veins should be done by someone with experience treating veins in this area. ...Read more

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Is there a natural at home remedy to get rid of small spider veins on the face such as under the nose?

Is there a natural at home remedy to get rid of small spider veins on the face such as under the nose?

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. ...Read more

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Legs, arms, & chest, even( face sometimes) turn blue when feeling cold or jst standing up for a little.Ever since got lots of spider veins.Help? Thnx.

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 extremities and superficial skin constrict to conserve heat. This occurs more drastically for some, and may even turn the skin blue or cause pain in some people. This can be associated with other disorders and it is important to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I was born with spider veins on my face&body and even my kid (1yr) has it. Is this normal? What are the natural ways to make it look less noticeable?

I was born with spider veins on my face&body and even my kid (1yr) has it. Is this normal? What are the natural ways to make it look less noticeable?

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 formation due to stretcthing of the vein valves causing reflux(leaking). In general when veins occur at an early age there is a strong genetic component. It seems that both you and your child have a strong genetic component. See a vein speciailst. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of spider veins on my face?

Is there a good way to get rid of spider veins on my face?

Different ways: Laser, ipl (intense pulsed light) would be options i would suggest. We offer both treatments at TLC aesthetics in tampa. ...Read more

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