Spider veins are dilated capillaries that appear on the skin and can appear red, blue, and purple in color. Since they are commonly found on the face, many patients seek treatment to diminish their appearance for cosmetic reasons. Double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Vu Ho, uses laser vein removal with Elite MPX to safely and effectively remove facial spider veins. Facial spider veins are most commonly treated using the laser to deliver pulses of laser light which cause the veins to collapse. Once the veins are collapsed, the patient can expect clearer, vein-free skin for an enhanced look.
"The entire experience with everyone in the office was great. They take as much time as you need to answer any and all questions. "- K. / Demandforce / Sep 28, 2016
"Totally amazing experience - I was anxious to get the turkey waddle under my chin fixed as well as the bags under my eyes. However I was not willing to have a surgical procedure. Dr Ho performed facetite on my neck and got rid of my bags on my lower eyelids. It was done in the office and was relatively pain free. Dr Ho is extremely professional and I was so happy with the results. Sandra his coordinator walked me..."- E. / RealSelf / Feb 12, 2018
"Outstanding doctor - Really great doctor-easy to talk with and very relaxed. He explained the eye lid surgery, which ended up being a very easy. His secret weapon is "Sandy"-- she is like your best friend in high school. She is excited for you and she knows the ropes to having a successful experience. She constantly was keeping in touch with me and was always ready to talk to me if I had questions. The day before..."- B. / RealSelf / Feb 10, 2018
"Dr Ho is a excellent cosmetic surgeon. My face lift and neck lift has given me so much more confidence in my life. Dr Ho had great insight on the look you are trying to achieved he truly listens to you. The office staff is awesome and informative an so very kind. Please take the time for a consult appointment and find out what a difference Dr Ho can make in your appearance and build you confidence just like he did for me. Thanks Dr Ho"- B.C. / Facebook / May 04, 2017
"Smart Lipo of the Neck/chin - When Kybella didn't work, I turned to Dr. Ho for Smart Lipo of the chin/neck area. If I had the choice, I would have had the surgery again in a heartbeat. Recovery was comfortable and I was up and moving in no time! I resumed work a couple of days later! I'm so thrilled with my results thus far!!!!!"- J. / RealSelf / May 02, 2017
During a consultation, a medical professional will help determine if laser vein removal is right for you in order to achieve your goals. The ideal candidates for laser vein removal:
- Have small spider veins on the face
- Desire a noninvasive procedure
- Desire long-lasting results
- Wish to improve appearance
What to Expect
Before treatment, the skin will be properly cleaned and prepped. The doctor will place the Elite MPX laser on the surface of the skin to target the unwanted spider veins. The heat from the laser damages the vein, which leads to the formation of scar tissue. This scar tissue will cause the vein to close and once it closes, its blood source is lost. Consequently, the vein will die. Since this is an in-office procedure, patients will be able to resume normal activities after treatment.
Since laser treatment is noninvasive, it can take 1 – 2 years before the vein completely disappears from sight. Multiple treatments are needed for full results. During a consultation, your doctor will determine the number of sessions you will need. Sessions are normally spaced out 6 – 12 weeks apart to allow the skin to heal.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $175
- Procedure Recovery Location
Get Vein-Free Today!
While facial spider veins usually don’t cause any major issues, they can pose a cosmetic issue that some patients wish to fix. If you have spider veins that you want to vanish and want a noninvasive procedure, you should inquire about laser vein removal. The treatment is safe and effective and can free you from any unwanted veins. Give our office a call today to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Ho and our entire staff are completely dedicated to prioritizing your comfort and satisfaction during this cosmetic procedure. We now offer the PRO-NOX system to ensure your comfort if you cannot use or choose not to use traditional anesthetics.
With the PRO-NOX™ Nitrous Oxide Delivery System, you can control anxiety or pain during any medical procedure. Much like what you might receive from your dentist for pain, this vapor blend allows you, the patient, to choose the strength of the nitrous oxide and oxygen flow. Never worry again about sedation of local anesthesia.