Member since 5/27/2014


  • 4 total posts
  • 1 review

Reviews & Stories

Treatment for Reticular, I.e. Blue/green, Veins on Forehead and Temples. Minneapolis, MN

I had a network of unsightly blue veins on both sides of my forehead and temples. I consulted a few other doctors regarding treatment, but was either turned down or told to laser them. I did a bit more research and came across Dr. Tholen who does sclero on them. I've had three sessions with him and the area now looks really good. The last time I was in, I had a vein that started on my temple... READ MORE

Recent comments from AzureRK

The area still looks good. No new veins have formed. However, they say if you're prone to these types of veins, then you may have to have more treatment in the future. But, I'll just deal with things as they come. READ COMMENT

Hi Cher. He never mentioned it to me, so I'm not sure if there's anything to the caffeine avoidance or not. I don't drink coffee, but I used to, so I do understand the coffee "love affair". READ COMMENT

My last treatment was about ten days ago. So, I won't be able to say with absolute certainty for a few more weeks. I've found that with sclerotherapy it usually takes a few weeks to know what veins, if any, are truly left. Overall... READ COMMENT