Q – What can I expect during a consultation for facial spider vein treatment?
During your consultation for facial spider vein treatment, you will meet with Dr. Buckingham who will perform a complete facial analysis. This will help to determine the best procedure to meet your desired results. Dr. Buckingham will also address any questions or concerns that you may have about facial spider vein treatment or other cosmetic procedures.
Q – Where are facial spider vein treatments performed?
Laser treatments for facial spider veins are performed in the office setting.
Q – Is anesthesia used during the treatment for facial spider veins?
Facial spider vein treatment using lasers may be performed with a topical or local anesthetic for the patients comfort.
Q – How long does the procedure to treat facial spider veins take to perform?
Facial spider vein treatments utilizing lasers may take from a few minutes up to one-half hour to perform depending on the size and number of treatment areas.
Q – Is there much pain associated with facial spider vein treatment?
Patients undergoing facial spider vein treatment with lasers may experience some mild discomfort which is generally well tolerated.
Q – What is the recovery like after the facial spider vein treatment?
There is little recovery or downtime associated with isolated facial spider vein treatment. Patients often experience little more than light facial redness for the first twenty-four hours after treatment. For some patients, more than one treatment may be necessary. Patients with more significant facial redness or Rosacea or requiring increased energy delivery for more serious facial spider veins may have a slightly more involved recovery period including facial pupura (purple marks) for up to 10 days.