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Are internal eye shields required for blue temple veins or will external eyeshields be ok?

Are internal eye shields required for blue temple veins? or will external eyeshields be ok? Or are internal eyeshields required only for under eye veins? or veins very close to the eye?

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Internal eye shields for laser treatment of the face

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It is not necessary to have internal eye shields unless you are working on the upper or lower eye lids. It is not likely that your eyes will be exposed to laser energy when temple veins are treated with lasers. 

Possible that neither are effective

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it is hard to know whether internal eye shields will be good enough to protect your eyes. Before having this procedure done I would

definitely consult an opthamologist .

Vicki J. Levine, MD
New York Dermatologic Surgeon

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