Spider Vein Treatments
Laser treatments are a fast, effective way of safely reducing and eliminating unwanted spider veins. Our team at LightTouch Med™ Spa uses the Harmony XL Pro by Alma Lasers to eliminate spider veins with a unique, powerful wavelength of light. This is a non-invasive treatment and a great alternative to sclerotherapy. Using long pulses of light energy emitted from the laser head, unwanted spider veins are targeted and eliminated almost immediately. Results may vary, and multiple treatments may be required for best results. We offer Spider Vein Treatments at our Canadian locations in: Mississauga, Oakville, Markham, Milton, and Waterloo, as well as our USA locations in Orlando, Florida.
Before A Spider Vein Treatment
Before your laser vein treatment, we highly recommend booking in for a free consultation so that you have an opportunity to meet our practitioner who will be conducting your treatment. This is a great opportunity to ask any and all questions that you have about our technology, facility, and what to expect during and after your treatment. We will also discuss pricing with you, as pricing can vary depending on the depth and severity of your veins.
During A Spider Vein Treatment
During your treatment, you will be required to wear protective eyewear. Your practitioner will put a clear ultrasound gel on the affected area. She will adjust the settings on the Harmony XL Pro, and begin to slowly glide the laser head over the affected area. You may feel a warming sensation, or a sensation that is similar to a snap of a rubber band. Laser Spider Vein Treatments are relatively painless, however, everyone’s pain tolerance level is different. Should you experience any pain or severe discomfort, be sure to tell your medical aesthetician immediately. She can adjust the levels according to your needs.
After A Spider Vein Treatment
After your treatment you may experience redness or slight swelling of the area. This is normal and should dissipate within one to three days. You may notice your spider veins breaking down over the course of the first day to a few days post-treatment. We encourage you to book a complimentary follow-up appointment to ensure your satisfaction. Multiple laser vein treatments may be required for optimal results.
How does this treatment eliminate spider veins?
The Harmony XL Pro emits wavelengths of energy through the laser head, targeting spider veins in order to damage the tissues without causing damage to other surrounding tissues. The wavelengths are absorbed by the blood inside the veins, in turn, causing the veins to collapse and dissolve.
Is this treatment safe?
All laser treatments offered at LightTouch Med Spa™ have been approved by the FDA and Health Canada. If you are unsure if this treatment is safe for you, see our list of contraindications below or consult your family physician.
Are there contraindications and what do they include?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding we cannot treat you at this time. We strongly advise that you refrain from all laser treatments until breastfeeding has ceased.
- Sunburns and other types of burns
- If you will be exposed to the sun after your treatment
- Nerve damage
- Blood clotting
What are the risks?
In some rare occasions, redness and irritation similar to a sunburn can occur. There is also a very small risk of hyper-pigmentation after treatment. If hyper-pigmentation occurs, we’re able to treat this through our Laser Skin Pigmentation Treatments. Very few individuals have reported bruising or blistering after treatments.
What are the benefits?
Many individuals who commit to laser vein treatments find an increase in their confidence as they notice a reduction or elimination of spider and varicose veins.
When will I see results?
A series of 2 to 4 treatments is recommended in monthly intervals for best results.
How long will the results last?
Between 50-70% of individuals find that results are permanent. In some cases, such as for those who spend long periods of standing, sitting, or enduring skin trauma, spider veins can return down the road.
Why LightTouch Med Spa™?
LightTouch Med Spa has been serving clients across the Greater Toronto Area for more than fifteen years. With that much experience comes a level of expertise that is difficult to match. In addition to our high standards when it comes to service, the quality of the products that we offer is of high importance to us. We only offer top of the line dermal filler that has been FDA and Health Canada approved. We maintain a hygienic, inviting, modern atmosphere at all locations, as it is our mission to make you feel welcomed and comfortable. We want you to have the ultimate spa experience, which is why we believe in building lasting relationships with our clients. Your care is of the utmost importance to us, in addition to your skincare and beauty goals.
Book A Consultation
Book a free consultation with one of our practitioners to determine the cost of your treatment. The cost will vary depending on the severity and depth of your veins, along with the number of treatments needed. Click here or call our toll-free line at: 1-888-954-2667 to book your consultation today.