If the temple veins are treated/removed will this cause the center forehead vein to become more prominent?

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Temple Veins and Expectations after Treatment

removing temple veins will have no effect, no untoward effects on the appearance or size of a forehead vein. The veinous drainage of the face and scalp is very rich and there is no physiologic detriment or detrimental effect in terms of causing congestion on remaining veins in the forehead, face, etc. 

Buffalo Phlebologist
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Should not change size of veins.

The forehead has a vast array of veins which drain through many channels.  Treating  temporal veins by either excision, laser or sclerotherapy or any other method will not cause other veins or center forehead veins to enlarge.  It is the same principle as in treating spider leg veins.  Treating these veins in one leg area does not cause more veins to grow elsewhere (unless there is an underlying saphenous vein reflux problem).

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon
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