About Laser Vein Removal
We want to help you get rid of your unsightly spider veins. These small, twisted blood vessels seen through the surface of the skin on the face or legs, affect many men and women in the United States. Dr. Elliott Black and Dr. Summer Black, our board-certified plastic surgeons, can remove these vessels with one of our laser modalities. Left untreated, spider veins will grow in number and branch out over the skin. At Dr. Black Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, we use the Varilite 532/940 system for facial veins, and the long pulsed nd:YAG 1064 for the legs and other parts of the body. Laser treatments on spider veins are safe and effective. Call and schedule an appointment to learn more about the number of sessions you may need for optimal results. This innovative laser treatment will not prevent future spider veins, but will do an amazing job at decreasing or eliminating the visible ones already on your skin. We are taking appointments in our Metairie, LA office. Contact our team today.
"I've been a patient of Dr Summer Blacks for about 4 years and I would never go anywhere else. I am ALWAYS ecstatic with her work and have had Botox and Restylane filler in my cheeks and lips. Dr Black is not only a total perfectionist but she becomes a friend you feel comfortable confiding in and sharing your life with. I would recommend Dr Black to my own mother....and in fact I did! Now we are both her patients who regularly visit her for all our anti-aging facial perfecting cosmetic work."- A.R. / Google / Feb 06, 2017
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"Please see my full review of Dr. Summer Black on Google. I couldn't post the full review on this site..too much to say and it is limited on space. Amazing surgeon. Wonderful person:)Highly recommend!"- T. / Healthgrades / Sep 17, 2021
"What an experience! This is going to be a long review. My surgical procedure with Dr. Summer Black could not have gone better. She placed the incisions perfectly and the closure was beautiful! I am three weeks post op and can barely see the scars. Not only is she a highly skilled surgeon, she is also a warm and caring person. This concern for her patients continues after discharge. She personally texted me daily to see how I was doing. I have never had a surgeon do this ..it was even more astounding that she was doing it after a category 4 hurricane! Hurricane Ida had landed not quite two days after my surgery. There was no way in or out of Metairie/New Orleans area. There was no power, water, rental cars, buses, or flights. My Mom and I were staying at a hotel across the street from the surgical center. One of the hotel staff had told us that they were probably going to evacuate the hotel and that we needed to find somewhere to go. We had flown in from the west coast and didn't know anyone in the area. Dr. Black graciously offered that we stay at the surgical center until we could find a way out of town. Amazing. This review extends to all of Dr. Black's staff. From the wonderful Patty(another kind and amazing soul) at the office to everyone at Crescent City Surgical Center(separate review coming for all of the angels there). When the roads had cleared later that week, Dr. Shows (an anesthesiologist at Crescent City Surgical) actually volunteered and drove us to Baton Rouge- that is over an hour away! The kindness and generosity that we experienced from these people during the aftermath of Ida was incredible. It was something I'll never forget. I want to go back and visit the area (just not during hurricane season :)) I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Black and Crescent City Surgical Center."- T.M. / Google / Sep 17, 2021
"I have used Doctor Black for Three different procedures and I love everything that he has done for me. He is really a great Surgeon and he has a wonderful caring staff."- A.F. / Google / Aug 21, 2021
Do I Qualify?
Patients, who are good candidates for laser vein removal, have visible small veins on their face and body. Patients should be in good general health before the procedure and should tell their doctor if they have a history of blood clots or may be pregnant.
What to Expect
Before the treatment begins, our aesthetic technician will cover the patient’s eyes with protective eyewear. Once the patient is ready, the laser hand piece will pass over the areas of the face and body that have visible blood vessels. The laser applies multiple wavelengths of light that can are absorbed by the blood vessel, which destroy the spider vein for a smoother appearance to the skin.
Laser vein treatment may cause some temporary redness, bruising, and blistering to the treated skin, but this should disappear in 2 weeks – 2 months. Patients are advised to rest and avoid strenuous activity after their treatment, and patients should cover the treated areas or use other protection from any sun exposure. For best results, patients may need multiple treatments over the course of several months. For a faster recovery, patients may consider wearing support stockings to help promote better blood circulation.
Plan Your Procedure
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Treat Your Veins Today!
Thanks to advanced laser technology to remedy unattractive veins, our patients no longer have to cover up unattractive spider veins. Schedule a free consultation with one of our trusted plastic surgeons, and Dr. Black can help you decide the best treatment for your spider veins.