How to Get Rid of Veins Beside the Lips?
- Asked by tlang777 in Falls Church, VA
- 4 years ago
I have visible veins on either side of my lips (I feel like a vampire). How can I get rid of these, and how much would it cost? Thank you!
Falls Church, VA
Visible facial veins
Depending on the size of the veins and the degree of blood flow in them, many treatments can be applied including lasers, IPL, and direct electrocautery. See a plastic surgeon in your area for options and recommendations.
Depending on the size and caliber of the veins, different approaches or lasers can be used to correct or eliminate the appearance of the veins. Multiple treatments may be required.
Veins on the face
The best treatment available for spider veins on the face, or legs, is the VeinWave procedure. If anyone is offering this in your area, this is the best available right now. It just got FDA approval in the U.S., has been used in Europe for 8 years, and works quickly, typically the vein disappears after only 1 or 2 treatments. In the past, this would usually take 4-7 treatments to remove. In my practice, the cost depends on the time of the session, but one or two small veins removed on the face would be around $75-100.
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