Laser Vein Surgery is performed with BBL or broadband light which penetrates the skin to reach unwanted spider veins. The light energy is absorbed by the hemoglobin within red blood cells, resulting in heating of the unwanted blood vessels, causing them to be destroyed. Your body will then absorb the remnants of these destroyed vessels. Blood vessels within the skin differ in depth, size and in the rate at which blood flows through them. By selecting the correct wavelength and fluence, the vascular lesion will be heated to a temperature of approximately 70 degrees Celsius, causing the blood vessel walls to break down and shrink.
If you have unwanted veins that are apparent on your body and don't want to see them anymore, then BBL Vascular for Spider Veins is right for you.
Treatment time is dependent on the number and size of vascular areas treated. The procedure is not painful, but is slightly uncomfortable. For best results, a series of three to six treatments are recommended at 4 to 6 week intervals followed by a maintenance program every 4 to 6 months. Vascular lesions will typically darken shortly after the treatment, should no longer blanch. Your body will then resorb the lesions during the next two weeks. There is no social down time following treatment.
Contact the office of the Northern Center for Plastic Surgery at (201)820-5280 to schedule an appointment.
You may schedule an appointment with Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Aaron Capuano, who will address your interests and goals.