Hand Vein Reduction

As we age, the skin on our hands becomes thinner, allowing veins to become more prominent and noticeable. In addition, the veins themselves sometimes become bigger and darker. Prominent hand veins, in addition to wrinkles and dark spots, are one of the main tells of getting older. Recently, many people have discovered that although they

Eliminate Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are large, bulging veins that develop later in life in both men and women, although they tend to affect women more than men. The causes of varicose veins are not well understood, but it is thought that there is a hereditary component, and people who have jobs which require long periods of standing,

How to Remove Spider Veins

Spider veins, also known as telangiectasia, are small, dark, twisting veins that can appear in both men and women, often around the age of 40 or later. These veins can stand out against the skin, especially if the skin is pale or thin, and can be very unsightly. Spider veins can be red, blue, or

Pre/Post Treatment Guidelines

Being prepared for your dermatology procedures is a valuable part of every successful treatment. Understanding what will happen before, during, and after any treatment will help you to not only be in optimal condition for the process but take proper actions afterward for the greatest degree of success. The team at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology values

5 Reasons to Choose Sclerotherapy for Spider/Varicose Veins

Thinking about removing those stubborn and unsightly spider and varicose veins from your legs and hands that do more harm to the body than good? The expert doctors at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology are highly experienced at performing a number of treatments to take care of those unwanted leg and hand veins, including sclerotherapy, laser vein

The Difference between Sclerotherapy and Phlebectomy

At Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, our board-certified dermatologists use several cutting-edge techniques in order to remove unsightly face, chest, hand, and leg veins. Two of the most innovate vein removal procedures that are typically utilized to treat leg veins are sclerotherapy and phlebectomy. While the two vein treatments both produce incredible results, they are

Sclerotherapy For Swimsuit Season

With swimsuit season just around the corner, everyone wants to be in tiptop shape for the occasion. Though you may be considering a nip or tuck here and there to achieve your bathing suit body, did you know that one of the most commonly sought cosmetic treatments for the summer months is sclerotherapy for unwanted

More Men Seek Sclerotherapy Than Ever Before

According to recent studies surrounding male cosmetic surgery, more males are seeking sclerotherapy than ever before. In the past five years alone, the number of males undergoing treatment to remove their unwanted spider veins is up more than 200%, making the treatment move to the number 2 spot on the list of most common cosmetic procedures sought

Red Veins After Sclerotherapy

Q: What are these red veins that appeared after a treatment of sclerotherapy? I had few red veins on my upper thighs on the side and after the treatment now I have more dark red veins above the knee like big bruised area. After two treatments of sclerotherapy, I was left with more red veins

What Doctor Is Most Qualified to Perform Sclerotherapy?

Q: Who Should Perform Sclerotherapy – Dermatologist, Plastic Surgeon, Vein Clinic? Who is the best choice for sclerotherapy or any other type of vein removal…one of the “Vein Clinics,” a dermatologist, or plastic surgeon? Dr. Sabrina Fabi’s Expert Answer

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