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Leg Veins Treatment

Leg veins can be unsightly and uncomfortable and can cause embarrassment for sufferers, particularly in the summer months. Treatment for leg veins can improve self-esteem, giving you the confidence to bare your legs again.

Leg Veins Treatment

Though Leg veins are a common problem – it’s thought that three out of ten adults are affected by varicose veins and many more men and women are bothered by the appearance of unsightly broken veins on the legs known as thread veins – there can be much confusion about what causes leg veins and what treatment options there are.

  • What are leg veins?

    There are two types of veins that commonly appear on legs: varicose veins and thread or spider veins.

    Varicose veins are enlarged, bulging veins that are often blue or red. They are often found on the calves or thighs, and commonly occur during pregnancy.

    Thread veins, also known as spider veins, are similar in appearance to varicose veins but much smaller. They are not raised above the surface of the skin, but appear like spider webs – hence the name – in a burst of red or blue veins.

  • What are the different types of leg vein treatments available?

    Leg vein treatments can help to reduce the appearance of leg veins or remove them altogether. Leg vein treatments performed by specialist dermatologists can often achieve better results than over-the-counter products.

    If leg veins are affecting your confidence, the Specialist Skin Clinic based in Cardiff Wales offers specialised laser treatment which can be highly effective in appropriate patients.

  • Is laser treatment for leg veins right for me?

    This depends on a number of factors, including your skin type and the size and type of leg veins you are suffering from. Laser vein treatment is not suitable for patients with pigmented skin. All of these things will be taken account by one of our qualified experts when advising you on your treatment plan.

  • How long do leg vein treatments take to work?

    Everyone is different, and the severity of the problem can vary from patient to patient. In those patients with a limited problem a minimum of 3 treatments are needed usually carried out every 8 weeks. One of our qualified experts can advise you about this at your consultation.

  • Who will perform the leg vein treatment?

    Leg vein treatments are performed by one of our qualified experts and supervised by Doctor Maria Gonzalez. We will assess your leg vein problem to create a treatment plan for you.

  • How much does leg vein treatment cost?
    Leg Thread Veins Consultation Prices
    Leg Thread Veins Consultation from £150

    Exact prices to be confirmed during your medical consultation for your Leg Thread Veins Treatment.

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