Spider Veins in Walnut Creek CA
Spider veins are the small, thin veins that are visible under the skin’s surface. They are usually found on the legs and face and are caused by weakened valves in the veins that allow blood to pool. Spider veins are more common in women than men and can be hereditary or caused by pregnancy, obesity, or standing for long periods.
YAG laser is a type of laser used to treat spider veins. The most common use of this treatment is to treat lesions such as birthmarks, warts, and vascular malformations. The laser works by using high-intensity pulses of light to heat and break down the walls of the small, abnormal veins. As a result, the veins collapse and eventually disappear. Treatment is usually done in a series of sessions, and results can be seen after a few weeks.