This is a non-laser light treatment suitable for a range of conditions. It is very useful in the early stages when the tread veins are small and has the advantage that the treatment head is large 50mm x 15mm enabling the treatment to be quick. The recent advances in IPL technology including head cooling and multiple pulses have greatly improved the comfort of this type of treatment.
Are there any alternative treatments?
You will also be advised on cosmetic camouflage to improve the appearance for particular outfits or events and the use of compression hosiery for the management of symptoms such as aching, swelling and itchiness.
General at home prevention includes:
- Wear sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun and to limit spider veins on the face.
- Exercise regularly to improve your leg strength, circulation, and vein strength.
- Weight control to avoid placing too much pressure on your legs.