Laser Vein Therapy
What is laser vein therapy?
If you can’t take more time than your lunch hour to get a vein therapy procedure, laser vein therapy is the treatment for you. The laser procedure offered at Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery Medical Spa is the latest method of vein therapy, widely accepted by clients for its safety and long-term effectiveness.
Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery Medical Spa uses the most advanced laser technology for spider vein removal. The benefit of this procedure is that it can be performed with little or no downtime. Our medical professionals will examine the condition of your veins and help you choose the most appropriate procedure for you.
You can count on the professional skills of Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery Medical Spa laser specialists. We have assisted many clients and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Is the laser vein treatment right for me?
There are many reasons why you would want to consider laser treatments to treat your veins.
Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery’s Medical Spa certified professionals will explain to you why laser treatments at their facility are the right choice for you. They will ensure that they are aware of your reasons and expected results and will promptly address any concerns you may have. We will also present a step-by-step description of the procedure and will openly discuss cost issues and financial options. Your Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery Medical Spa physician will determine if your veins are appropriate for treatment with a laser.
How is a laser treatment performed at Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery Medical Spa?
Laser vein treatment is applied by delivering a beam of light energy in a series of brief pulses. The light energy from the laser heats the inside layer of the small vein and then zaps it. Finally, the heat causes the blood to clot within the vein and over a four- to six-week period to be reabsorbed by the body.
Depending on the size and number of spider veins, treatments usually last between 15 and 20 minutes.
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What can I expect after the laser vein treatment?
After laser vein treatment, the appearance of existing veins will be diminished or completely eliminated. However, the development of new veins cannot be prevented. If your body has an underlying vascular problem, you may be prescribed additional treatments. Treatments are effective for most individuals, including those with darker or tanned skin.
Although most patients don’t find laser treatment uncomfortable, the patient may still feel a sense of heat. This can be eased by cooling the area. There are nominal side effects. The skin above the veins may look red and slightly irritated following the procedure, and, depending on the sensitivity of the patient’s skin, there may be some bruising. These side effects usually disappear in a day or two.
How much do laser treatments cost?
The cost of laser vein therapy at Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery Medical Spa depends on the severity of your vein problem and will be discussed during your consultation. Please inquire about our special packages designed to make the cost of this procedure very affordable.
Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery Medical Spa welcomes all laser vein treatment patients. Our skill and expertise have helped hundreds of people with spider vein removal. Please schedule a consultation with us today and learn why Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery has become the top destination for treatments using innovative laser technology.
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I want to learn more about laser vein therapy. What should I do next?
At Heartland Plastic & Hand Surgery Medical Spa in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Dr. J. Stewart Humphrey, MD is board-certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. He offers plastic and hand surgery to patients across Missouri including Cape Girardeau, Jackson, and Sikeston. To find out more about the laser vein therapy procedure, call our office to schedule your laser vein therapy consultation! Before your visit, please write down all your questions and concerns and bring the list to your consultation so your doctor can address them. Don’t wait any longer to make this important phone call – do it today! You will be glad you did.
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DR. J. STEWART HUMPHREY
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