I Have Horrid Broken Capillaries in my Face, Tried Using Various Creams and Don't Want Surgery? (photo)

I tried using rosehip oil that didn't work and vita k off amazon, and I don't want surgery, I look at things every day to try and find a good thing for my skin, but I can't find anything. (sensitive skin!!!!) please help, thank you!

Doctor Answers 4


the best treatment for this is the pulsed dye laser-specifically the Perfecta made by the Candela Corporation.

New York Dermatologic Surgeon

Several options.

You have several options to treat these fine facial capillaries including topical laser, ohmic thermolysis or micro needle radio frequency.  All of these methods work and usually require several treatments and are associated with no downtime.  There are several lasers that can treat this.  ohmic theromlysis is done with either VeinGogh or VeinWave and radio frequency micro needle technique is done with the Ellman surgitron.

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon
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Facial telangiectasias are not treated with surgery !

For small vessels on the face, tlike the telangiectasias that you show on the pictures, the most popular and effective treatments include the pulse dye laser, Nd:YAG lasers and IPL.

BBL BroadBand is a good alternative which may help in your case. 

Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Buffalo Phlebologist
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Spider Veins on Face

There are no oils, creams, lotions, pills, or supplements that will make those spider veins / telangiectasias resolve.  Avoiding sun explosure and using high SPF sunscreen on your face can help prevent new ones from forming.  The only thing that will effectively rid you of these vein is some form of "heat therapy" to the skin, such as laser or Ohmic thermolysis.  Seen a vein specialist in your area to discuss the treatment in further detail.

Joel Gotvald, MD, FACS
Austin Vascular Surgeon
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