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What are the Short Term and Long Term Side Effects of Treating / Removing Blue Temple Veins?

What are the Short Term and Long Term Side Effects of Treating / Removing Blue Temple Veins?

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Temple Vein Treatment - Side effects

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Typical expectations after treating temple veins is bruising related to local anesthesia if microphlebectomy is chosen or sclerotherapy is performed. There are no physiologic detrimental side effects from obliterating temple veins or removing them via microphlebectomy. The scalp face has a rich network of veins that can take over these abnormally protuberant veins once they are gone. 


Buffalo General Surgeon
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Minimal side effects.

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Removing temporal veins by various methods such as laser, IPL, micro needle radio frequency, sclerotherapy or microphlebectomies has minimum short and long term side effects.  Initially there will be some bruising and swelling.  There could be blistering or tiny scar formation.  Long term, the effects should be a disappearance of the veins and an overall better cosmetic appearance.

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon
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