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On my face I have red veins will they go away?

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Dr. Margaret Mann
Dermatology
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In brief: Treat with laser

Red veins on the face are called telangiectasia.
They are quite commonly associated with rosacea. While medications such as Metrogel can treat the acne component of rosacea, I have not found them to be too effective on blood vessels. A pulsed dye laser such as vbeam works the best to zap these away. They do not get rid of your propensity to make new vessels, so you may get more with time.

In brief: Treat with laser

Red veins on the face are called telangiectasia.
They are quite commonly associated with rosacea. While medications such as Metrogel can treat the acne component of rosacea, I have not found them to be too effective on blood vessels. A pulsed dye laser such as vbeam works the best to zap these away. They do not get rid of your propensity to make new vessels, so you may get more with time.
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Telangiectasia

Those 'little red veins' are called telangiectasia and are associated with rosacea and other diseases.
You can see your primary doctor or dermatologist to get the diagnosis confirmed. Treatment includes topical therapy (e.g. Metrogel), oral antibiotics or laser skin treatment. Other causes are: carcinoid syndrome, crest syndrome & overuse of topical corticosteroids (e.g. Otc cortaid).

In brief: Telangiectasia

Those 'little red veins' are called telangiectasia and are associated with rosacea and other diseases.
You can see your primary doctor or dermatologist to get the diagnosis confirmed. Treatment includes topical therapy (e.g. Metrogel), oral antibiotics or laser skin treatment. Other causes are: carcinoid syndrome, crest syndrome & overuse of topical corticosteroids (e.g. Otc cortaid).
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