Varicose, Spider and Facial Veins
Do you have to contend with unsightly facial or spider veins on a daily basis? What about large, twisted varicose veins that make you want to say goodbye to shorts forever? Don’t worry, the Ottawa Vein and Cosmetic Medical Clinic is here to help. With our state-of-the-art treatment methods and a knowledgeable team of professionals who are detail-focused, we can assure that you’ll benefit from attentive care and awe-inspiring results.
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Areas Successfully Treated
- Lower hip areas
- Cheeks and forehead
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Frequently Asked Questions
In the case of varicose veins, women are more likely to develop them, largely due to hormonal changes. These occur during menopause, pregnancy, and menstruation, meaning there’s a much higher likelihood of the veins forming. During pregnancy, in particular, the body’s blood volume increases and together with the hormonal changes can lead to the presence of varicose veins.
Yes, especially for varicose veins. Bleeding, while rare, has been known to occur from veins close to the surface of the skin that end up bursting. Otherwise, the most significant threats are blood clots and ulcers, both of which can be very dangerous and painful if not treated by a medical professional. If you spot varicose veins, it’s best to get them checked out by the experts as a precaution.
There are various contributing factors to facial veins. Some common causes of facial veins include hereditary factors, rosacea, and environmental causes such as UV light, pollution, and smoking, to name a few.
Not for facial veins unless if handled by an experienced and very capable professional. We offer a much nicer and better solution for those spider veins: TruPulse Nd:YAG. Sclerotherapy is today typically reserved for spider veins/varicose veins away from the facial area.
Nothing irregular other than minor swelling or temporary redness should occur. You won’t have to worry about being out of commission after the treatment session is finished.
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