No one wants squiggly blue and purple veins running around just under the skin for everyone to see on the surface. Spider veins and deep blue reticular veins are as unwanted as a snowstorm in the Wasatch Mountains in June. At Spa Vitoria we put our Cutera Laser to work on your unwanted veins.
What is different about the Cutera Laser?
The Cutera Laser combines the ideal laser wavelength with the most flexible parameters to deliver a superior vascular laser system. This flexibility means the Cutera Laser we use at Spa Vitoria is able to treat a broad range of vessels, from tiny spider veins to dark blue reticular veins. Even patients with dark or tanned skin have great results, and the procedures are quick, safe, and effective.
How does it remove these veins?
The Cutura Laser delivers pulses of light energy down into the targeted vein. We set the wavelength to match the color of the vein, so the targeting is very accurate, not harming adjacent tissue. When the laser light energy penetrates the skin and hits the blood it converts to heat and causes the blood in the vein to coagulate. This eventually destroys the vessel, and your body then begins the process of eliminating the now-useless vein from your system. It absorbs it over the course of the next few weeks. Any blood that was routing through the vein is simply redirected by the body to a deeper vein, which is a better location because it can’t be seen on the surface of the skin.
Improvement over sclerotherapy
The other option for removing these kinds of veins is sclerotherapy, where a saline solution is injected directly into the vein. The saline solution causes the vein wall to become irritated and collapse. The body then absorbs the stopped vein in the same manner. The problem with sclerotherapy when compared with laser vein therapy is the pain of the injections and the time involved. With laser treatment, veins can be treated more rapidly without any injections.
If you’re tired of those spider and reticular veins, maybe it’s time you can to Spa Vitoria and we put our Cutera Laser on the job of eliminating them. Call us at either our Salt Lake City or Park City offices to set up an appointment.