Treatment for blue facial veins, how do I remove them? (photo)

Hello I have heavenly visible blue veins on my face, but I have them since my childhood. Is it possible to remove them? The photo is attached Thanks

Doctor Answers 5

Blue veins on the face

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Some blue veins are branches of the facial vein and should not be removed. I would speak to a dedicated vein surgeon to discuss. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles vein expert


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 95 reviews

Facial veins

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My preferred treatment for facial veins is 1064nm laser. Sclerotherapy is possible, but I much prefer laser on the face.  Laser will generally provide good results in fewer treatments, with fewer side effects compared to sclerotherapy.  If you find a provider who does both, you should get an objective assessment of what is best for you.  

Jeffrey Gosin, MD, FACS
Atlantic City Vascular Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

Facial veins

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These can be treated either with sclerotherapy or with a laser.  A 1064nm wave length laser is particularly effective on blue colored veins.  Find a provider that offers both treatments and discuss which is right for you.

Suzan McGary, MD
Williamsport Thoracic Surgeon

Blue Facial Veins.

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I would treat these veins with sclerotherapy. It may take several treatments to resolve the veins but the treatment works very well.

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon

Branches of the facial vein

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Branches of the facial vein are shown. Make sure you see a dedicated vein specialist for this.

H Karamanoukian MD FACS

certified vein specialist (ABVLM) and double board certified surgeon


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