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Thread Veins Removal

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SMG’s thread vein removal procedure could be exactly what you’re looking for if you suffer from thread veins (telangiectasia).

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Thread veins are a lot more common than you might think — as many as 20 per cent of 20 year olds and 50 per cent of 50 year olds have thread veins and both men and woman can be affected. Thread vein removal can tackle a range of thread veins, from fine red ones to larger purple or deep blue veins.

Contact SMG to find out more about thread vein removal or get us to call you back.

Why choose SMG for thread veins removal?

SMG are specialists in thread vein removal and varicose vein surgery, and we’ll be happy to recommend an individual thread vein treatment plan that’s bespoke to each of our patients.

Through a preliminary consultation with a thread vein removal specialist at SMG, we’ll help you understand why you have developed thread veins. Causes can include pregnancy, hormones, minor injuries, hereditary reasons and varicose vein related issues.

Following a thread vein removal procedure, you could soon be wearing shorts or skirts in summer without the embarrassment you previously experienced!

To find out more about thread vein removal treatment with SMG, get us to call you back
or order a brochure today.

Thread Vein Removal Procedure

Thread veins are quite complex, so it’s important to arrange a consultation with a SMG specialist before making any decision. A thread vein removal treatment cannot be recommended without a proper assessment of your particular needs.

Your specialist will need to establish whether or not there is any connection between the superficial thread veins and any underlying varicose veins.

If there is a connection, the varicose veins should be treated first, otherwise there will be a high pressure within the flow of blood in the thread veins which will make them likely to reoccur after treatment.

For this reason, your best option may be a combination of treatment for varicose veins and injection sclerotherapy (thread vein removal) of larger thread veins.

SMG has the facilities to carry out full Doppler ultrasound assessment of the leg vein systems prior to recommending an individual treatment plan.

About Laser Treatment

We only recommend laser treatment if the thread veins are less than 4mm in size.

  1. Energy from the laser is absorbed by the blood in the veins, where it generates heat.
  2. This heat degrades the lining of the blood vessel and causes the walls of the vessel to stick together and seal themselves off.
  3. The vein is then gradually absorbed by the body and disappears.
  4. Usually 2 or 3 treatments are adequate for any given area.

Most people cope well with laser thread vein treatment, but the larger the vein the more discomfort will be felt. For this reason we often apply a topical local anaesthetic cream before starting the procedure.

In most cases the same veins will not reoccur, but new veins can appear at other sites over time and require treatment. Unfortunately, some people have a tendency to produce these unwanted veins and may continue to do so even after successful treatment.

About microsclerotherapy

Microsclerotherapy is used to treat unwanted thread veins by injecting a non-toxic chemical through a very fine needle directly into the vein.

  • This irritates the lining of the vein, causing the walls to stick together and prevent blood flowing through the vessel.
  • Over time, the blood vessel is gradually absorbed by the body and disappears.
  • After several treatments, a 50–90% improvement can be expected.
  • In some cases a combination of sclerotherapy and laser treatment will provide the best results.

The Recovery Period

  • Immediately following treatment, the treated veins will become red and swollen but not painful.
  • Occasionally small areas of blistering or crusting can occur. These reactions usually disappear within hours or a few days.
  • The area should be kept well moisturised and away from sunlight.
  • The treated veins take up to 8 weeks to disperse naturally in the body before you see the final result and any further treatments can be carried out.

To find out whether you would be suitable for thread removal, please contact SMGFREE on 080 8256 3464 to FREE, no obligation consultation.

Call SMG on 080 8256 3464 today to order a brochure today. on thread vein removal or request call you back.

Thread Vein Removal Before & After

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Before

after thread vein removal
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Thread Vein Removal FAQs

How do I choose a thread vein removal treatment?

Thread veins are quite complex, so it’s important to arrange a consultation with a SMG specialist before making any decision. A thread vein removal treatment cannot be recommended without a proper assessment of your particular needs.

Your specialist will need to establish whether or not there is any connection between the superficial thread veins and any underlying varicose veins.

If there is a connection, the varicose veins should be treated first, otherwise there will be a high pressure within the flow of blood in the thread veins which will make them likely to reoccur after treatment.

For this reason, your best option may be a combination of treatment for varicose veins and injection sclerotherapy (thread vein removal) of larger thread veins.

SMG has the facilities to carry out full Doppler ultrasound assessment of the leg vein systems prior to recommending an individual treatment plan.

About Laser Treatment

We only recommend laser treatment if the thread veins are less than 4mm in size.

Energy from the laser is absorbed by the blood in the veins, where it generates heat.

This heat degrades the lining of the blood vessel and causes the walls of the vessel to stick together and seal themselves off.

The vein is then gradually absorbed by the body and disappears.

Usually 2 or 3 treatments are adequate for any given area.

Is thread vein removal permanent?

In most cases the same veins will not reoccur, but new veins can appear at other sites over time and require treatment. Unfortunately, some people have a tendency to produce these unwanted veins and may continue to do so even after successful treatment.

Does thread vein removal hurt?

Most people cope well with laser thread vein treatment, but the larger the vein the more discomfort will be felt. For this reason we often apply a topical local anaesthetic cream before starting the procedure.

What happens after thread vein removal treatment?

Immediately following treatment, the treated veins will become red and swollen but not painful.

Occasionally small areas of blistering or crusting can occur. These reactions usually disappear within hours or a few days.

The area should be kept well moisturised and away from sunlight.

The treated veins take up to 8 weeks to disperse naturally in the body before you see the final result and any further treatments can be carried out.

Tell me about microsclerotherapy?

Microsclerotherapy is used to treat unwanted thread veins by injecting a non-toxic chemical through a very fine needle directly into the vein.

This irritates the lining of the vein, causing the walls to stick together and prevent blood flowing through the vessel.

Over time, the blood vessel is gradually absorbed by the body and disappears.

After several treatments, a 50–90% improvement can be expected.

In some cases a combination of sclerotherapy and laser treatment will provide the best results.

Am I suitable for thread vein removal treatment?

To find out whether you would be suitable for thread removal, please contact SMGFREE on 080 8256 3464 to arrange a free consultation
.

Call SMG on 080 8256 3464 today to order a brochure today. on thread vein removal or request we call you back.

Prices

Treatment Session Time Price Special Offer
Laser thread veins 30 Minutes £195 3 for 2 – £290
Laser thread veins 45 Minutes £275 3 for 2 – £550
Laser thread veins 1 Hour £350 3 for 2 – £700