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Facial Spider Veins

What are Facial Spider Veins?

Facial Spider veins are red, blue, and sometimes purple dilated capillaries on the skin resembling spider legs, and common among children and pregnant women.

What causes Facial spider veins?

Facial spider veins are a direct result of broken blood vessels.  Blood vessels are responsible for delivering nutrients and oxygen to different organs all over the body. These vessels are fragile and when broken under the skin gives the appearance of a bruise or spider veins.

Some common causes of facial spider veins are genetics, acne, rosacea, sun over-exposure, and too much alcohol. Excessive rubbing or washing of the face too hard can cause capillaries to break more commonly around the eye area of the face. Smoking can also cause damage arteries and veins causing them to break.


What are the benefits?

These treatments will erase spider veins, broken vessels, and Telangiectasias. It will take years off your face by:

  • The fast removing of broken vessels and spider veins
  • No downtime or recovery period

What can I expect after a facial spider vein treatment?

The treatment will take about 30 minutes depending on the area being treated. After the treatment, most patients will resume regular activities following the treatment.  As time progresses, patients will see a decrease is spider veins resulting in smoother and healthier looking skin.

Why choose Barry Lycka MD & Associates?

Barry Lycka MD & Associates will make sure that we recommend the best procedure to achieve the results you want. Dr. Lycka and his medical team will review all necessary precautions and risks to all treatments and procedures we offer. Our commitment is to you! During your consultation, pre-surgery, and post-surgery We are with you every step of the way!