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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS, Chemistry, University of Ottawa
Medical: MD, University of Western Ontario
Masters: MSc, Pharmacology/Molecular Biology, University of Ottawa
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Family Medicine, University of Manitoba
Phlebology, American Board of Phlebology
Dermatology, Cardiff University, Wales
Harvard Medical School
Treatments offered at DermMedica
Most popular answers from Craig Crippen, MD
The image you show here is not of an artery, rather this is a vein. If you are considering cosmetic improvement of this vein, just one option... READ MORE
Larger "ropey" veins can indeed be treated with Sclerotherapy. There is a caveat to this however in that after treatment those treated... READ MORE
This is a common situation encountered by many patients. They visit a physicians office because of their desire to have a physician perform the... READ MORE
The KTP laser is an excellent option for treating those small spider veins on the face. The V-Beam is also another good option but for pin-point... READ MORE
This looks like a reaction to something on your skin rather than injection into the veins under the skin. How many days is this after the... READ MORE
This is an excellent question and i have this question posed to me more than once per week. Many cosmetic spas and non-vein specialist clinics... READ MORE
The physician should not use a "foam" solution for this, rather just the liquid version of the same sclerosant. i prefer to use an... READ MORE
Be careful who you see as your skin will have impaired wound healing so they should not be very aggressive with the treatment. but generally you... READ MORE
It all depends on the type of vein being treated and what each clinic has to offer. For smaller veins, a salt/sugar solution may be used as well... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Crippen
Craig Crippen, MD has shared 7 before and after pictures with 8 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.
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