Also known as: spider veins

What are Telangiectasia?

Telangiectasia are small, unsightly red, purple or blue blood vessels found along the surface on the face, upper chest, neck and rarely on other parts of the body. Similar veins are found on the legs called spider veins.
These blood vessels are abnormal, and are not necessary for any essential body function.

Treatment for Telangiectasia

Telangiectasia can be treated by an intense light pulsed light (IPL) device  or pulsed dye laser (PDL) which provides one of the best treatments for telangiectasia. Because telangiectasia are red, pink or purple, they will absorb more of the laser light than the surrounding normal skin. When the laser light is absorbed, the vessels will be affected without damaging the normal skin.

This page was last updated on: 10/31/2017 11:50:26 AM

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