I have been told that a ND Yag 1064 Laser is only good to remove blue veins 1mm or Less? ...Is this True?
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Nd YAG and Temple veins
I can't remember the last time I saw a spider vein on the temple ! They are usually bulging veins (varicose) and prominent when people chew, talk, etc.
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Laser vein treatment
Yes, it is true that larger veins are not as easily treated with Laser as smaller veins. Yes, about 1-1.5 mm is the cut off. Compression after treatment for 3 days helps prevent the treated veins from coming back.
To be sure, see two or more board certified and experienced plastic surgeons in your area for a full and complete evaluation.
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