Dr. Elliott B. Black, III

Dr. Summer Black

Board-Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons

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Laser Vein Removal in Metairie, LA

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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.

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.

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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.

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