Vein Treatment

Laser Treatment for Leg Veins

If you suffer from unsightly spider veins, Lewisburg Plastic Surgery & Dermatology offers the industry’s safest and most effective leg and facial vein treatment. With this revolutionary new technology, Dr. Normington and his staff can help.

Lasers and light sources play a unique role to effectively treat nuisance veins. What's new is that these devices are much more sophisticated today than in years gone by, so our results are that much more impressive. 

"Spider" veins do not have any useful function, and treating them will not affect your circulation. The number of treatments needed varies for each individual depending on the type, size and number of veins to be treated. Multiple treatment sessions are usually required. It is important to realize that the best results require patience, as it takes time for your body to respond to vein treatments. It is important to follow the post-treatment instructions to optimize your results. 

Procedure Guidelines For Laser Treatments

Candidates for laser vein treatment have spider veins, unattractive small red, blue, and purple bloodvessels, most frequently on their legs.

Intended Result
  • Laser vein treatment can reduce the appearance of spider veins and create a pleasing cosmetic result in affected areas.
Procedure Description
  • Done on an outpatient basis, laser treatment requires no anesthesia.
  • During the procedure, light energy is absorbed by the blood vessels. This heat absorption causes coagulation of the blood vessel, which is subsequently absorbed by the body.
Healing Process
  • Following treatment, patients should expect some redness or swelling, which usually fades within 1 week.
  • While in the sun, sunscreen SPF 20 or greater must be worn for at least 4 to 6 weeks following a treatment.

Insurance Guidelines

Because this procedure is considered cosmetic, it is not covered by insurance and must be paid by the patient.

Note: The specific risks and suitability of this procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are rare.