Laser Vein Therapy
Dr. Kristina Zakhary, an expert Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Facial Cosmetic Surgeon, certified with the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, provides you with Laser Vein Treatments and Foto Facial treatments in her office in Calgary, Alberta, to improve your complexion by reducing overall facial redness, spider veins or broken capillaries on your face and body.
Spider veins are purple, blue or red veins that look like a spider web of veins on the legs or face, and they result from various triggers, including: aging, natural hormones or hormone therapy, oral contraception, exercise, standing for long periods of time, and heredity.
At Dr. Zakhary's office in Calgary, she uses the latest in advanced laser technology to offer effective treatments for facial and leg spider veins which are performed by her highly trained and skilled laser vein technician.
Dr. Zakhary's expert laser technician uses a series of either full-face treatments and/or specific vein treatments, to provide you with dramatic and consistent improvements in broken capillaries, redness or flushing, on your face or legs. After a series of laser vein treatments, you will enjoy more even skin with visible improvement in flushing, redness and visible veins. The ability of the laser technology to target and treat the veins and vessels under the skin, avoids damage to the upper visible layer of your skin. This is why there are very few side effects, and larger area, such as your full face, can be treated at one time, with little to no down time. Active patients love laser vein treatments since they can immediately return to work and social activities after their treatments.
The laser vein treatments take a few minutes, requires no anesthesia since it has minimal discomfort. Dr. Zakhary's patients are often able to return to full activities right after the treatment, since there is no recovery time needed. Women can even wear makeup right after the face laser vein treatments. Dr. Zakhary advises her patients to use sun protection, and may recommend special medical skin care creams so that you can maintain your good results.
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How does the laser unwanted leg spider veins or facial broken capillaries?
The laser is a highly advanced machine that delivers a dose of light energy to only the targeted spider veins or facial capillaries, and while sparing the surrounding skin. This energy clots blood in those spider veins and broken capillaries, and after a series of treatments, the veins and capillaries will naturally and slowly be reabsorbed by your body, and disappear.
How many laser vein treatments are required?
The laser vein treatment results can be gradual and typically require four or more treatment sessions, spaced around 2 to 4 weeks apart, for you to achieve the optimum results. The final result is to give you a complexion that is less red, more even, and overall more youthful looking.
Can we be sure that this will work on my veins ?
Each skin condition and each person's individual needs are unique. A consultation with Dr. Zakhary, a Facial Cosmetic Surgeon in Calgary, who is board certified in Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery, will help you to decide if laser vein treatments are the best procedure for your goals and needs.
Is laser vein treatment difficult?
Laser vein therapy is an easy and non invasive treatment. It will take 10 to 30 minutes, depending on your individual goals and needs. After treatment, you can usually return all of your normal activities immediately since there is no downtime.
Is the laser vein treatment painful?
The laser vein treatment is not painful. There may be some minor discomfort associated with this laser treatment, similar to the sensation of an elastic band snapping on your skin. This can be soothed by a special machine that blows cool air on your skin during your laser vein treatment. As with any facial cosmetic procedure, laser vein treatments have some risks and results can vary depending on your skin type and hormone levels. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Zakhary in Calgary to discuss these in more detail.
What other conditions does the laser treat?
In addition to face and leg spider veins and broken capillaries, Dr. Zakhary can use the laser vein machine to also treat the red or flushed appearance in individuals to have Acne Rosacea, in order to help to provide a healthier looking skin. The same laser can also be used for laser hair removal to remove unwanted hair in all skin type individuals, including darker or tanned skin.
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Call Dr. Zakhary's office in Calgary at 403-668-2917 to schedule your laser vein consultation or treatment today.