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Get Your Legs Ready for Summer with Laser Vein Removal

close up of perfect smooth depilated legs

As the warmer months approach and summer attire become a staple in Georgia, many individuals look forward to baring their legs in shorts, skirts and swimsuits. However, for some, the presence of unsightly spider veins or varicose veins can detract from their confidence and willingness to showcase their legs. Fortunately, advancements in aesthetic medicine offer a solution: laser vein removal. This non-invasive procedure at Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC, effectively targets and eliminates visible veins, leaving legs smooth, clear, comfortable and ready for summer.

Understanding Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

Spider veins and varicose veins are common vascular conditions characterized by the appearance of dilated, twisted blood vessels near the surface of the skin. While spider veins are smaller, red or blue veins that resemble spider webs or tree branches, varicose veins are larger, bulging veins that often appear blue or purple and may cause discomfort or heaviness in the legs. These vein issues can result from various factors, including genetics, hormonal changes, obesity, pregnancy or prolonged standing or sitting.

Benefits of Laser Vein Removal

Laser vein removal, also known as laser vein therapy or laser vein ablation, offers several benefits for individuals seeking to improve the appearance of their legs:

  • Non-Invasive Procedure: Unlike traditional vein removal techniques such as vein stripping or sclerotherapy, laser vein removal is non-invasive and requires no incisions or injections. This minimally invasive approach reduces discomfort, downtime and the risk of complications, making it an attractive option for many patients.
  • Precise and Targeted Treatment: Laser technology allows for precise targeting of unwanted veins while sparing surrounding tissue. The laser emits focused energy that is absorbed by the pigment in the blood vessels, causing them to coagulate and eventually be reabsorbed by the body. This targeted approach ensures optimal results with minimal damage to the surrounding skin.
  • Safe and Effective Results: Laser vein removal is a safe and effective treatment for spider veins and small to medium-sized varicose veins. The procedure is performed in-office by our trained professionals, and patients can typically resume their normal activities almost immediately afterward.

By eliminating visible veins and improving the overall appearance of the legs, laser vein removal can boost self-confidence and enhance body image. Patients can feel more comfortable and confident with bare legs without the self-consciousness often associated with prominent veins.

The Laser Vein Removal Process

During a laser vein removal session, the patient’s legs are cleansed, and protective eyewear is provided to shield the eyes from the laser’s light. A cooling gel may be applied to the skin to enhance patient comfort during the procedure. The laser is then precisely directed at the targeted veins, delivering pulses of light energy that heat and collapse the vein walls. Over time, the treated veins fade from view as the body gradually absorbs them.

After laser vein removal, patients may experience mild redness, swelling or bruising in the treated area, which typically resolves within a few days. Patients are advised to wear compression stockings and avoid strenuous exercise, hot baths and sun exposure for a specified period following the procedure. Most individuals can resume normal activities quickly, with minimal downtime required.

Laser vein removal offers a safe, effective and minimally invasive solution for individuals seeking to improve the appearance of their legs and eliminate unsightly spider veins or varicose veins. With advanced laser technology and expert guidance from our professionals at Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC, in Atlanta, GA, patients can enjoy smooth, clear legs and renewed confidence just in time for summer. If you are considering laser vein removal, call our office to schedule a consultation to discuss your options and determine the best course of action for achieving your aesthetic goals.

Posted on behalf of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery

371 East Paces Ferry Rd, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: (404) 963-6665

Disclaimer: These Are Actual Results For Patients Of Dr. Benjamin Stong. Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Results Can Vary Between Patients.