Does Dermawand Works on Spider Veins?

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Long pulsed 1064 nm laser versus 532 nm laser for spider veins of the legs or face - Buffalo Niagara, NY

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Thank you for your question.

Dermawand is home grade RF which is technology that is not powerful enough to treat spider veins on the face.

The 1,064 nm laser is about 10 times more readily absorbed by oxyhemoglobin than by water. Oxyhemoglobin is the primary product in blood vessels. 

Nd:YAG heats vessels more uniformly than shorter-wavelength 532 nm laser for leg vein treatment.

Does Dermawand Works on Spider Veins?

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Thank you for your question. This is an RF device which is more about collagen stimulation and wrinkles than vessels.  I have not been impressed with low level RF for veins. I prefer the Candela and Cynosure 1064 lasers for leg veins. I hope this helps.

Vivek Bansal, MD
Danville Plastic Surgeon
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