What are spider veins?
Spider veins – medically known as
telangiectasia – small blood vessels that appear on the face. They are usually
irregular in shape and appear as thin fine lines, about 1 mm in diameter,
resembling that of a spider’s web.
While spider veins are not a
threat to one’s health in any way, they can be aesthetically unsightly for
What causes spider veins?
While spider veins can be a
result of poor blood circulation, they can also be caused by other factors,
such as genetics, alcohol consumption, acne or over-exposure to the sun. Facial
veins are also commonly associated with rosacea, a long-term skin condition
that often results in facial redness and dilated facial blood vessels.
How can I treat spider veins?
At LS Aesthetic, we offer a
number of treatments:
Laser treatments: The most common and effective method to treat
unsightly facial veins is with laser treatments. Our Excel V laser is an
excellent treatment for this condition. Infrared lasers are also effective in
reducing the appearance of varicose veins over a span of treatment sessions.
Topical applications: Following the treatments above, Dr. Kok will
also prescribe relevant medications to prevent the recurrence of your vein
condition and reduce any remaining marks.
Call us at
+65 6738 4700 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more enquiries. We are conveniently located at #10-04 Wisma Atria Office Tower, 435 Orchard Road Singapore 238877.