I have a vein run down the middle of my forehead now for a few years. It never disappears? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 3
Forehead veins can be removed
You may be a candidate for microphlebectomy to remove the vein. However, there may be associated tributaries.
Your posted picture shows an enlarged frontal forehead vein which can be treated either by sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy or a combination of both. This is done with an office procedure under local anesthesia and is associated with minimum down time with very excellent cosmetic results.
Yes, this your forehead vein can be treated. Based on the size in the picture, I would recommend sclerotherapy or a microphlebectomy. These are both done in the office with minimal downtime.
Find someone experienced with veins, especially facial veins. Veins in the forehead are often a result of genetics. They will become more prominent when you exercise, smile, laugh, etc. due to slightly increased pressure.
Good luck to you,
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