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Facial Veins and Angiomas

 The Aerolase LightPod Neo is able to safely treat a broad range of visible blood vessels from angiomas and spider veins to large leg veins.  The Neo delivers a pulse of laser energy, which will cause the blood within the vein to coagulate and destroy the vessel, which will absorbed by your body over several weeks to leave your skin looking rejuvenated and youthful.  No matter what part of your body is affected, the LightPod Neo can safely and effectively take care of any unwanted veins.

Description of Procedure:
The Aerolase NEO Laser delivers targeted laser energy to the blood vessels in the skin, causing them to coagulate and eventually fade away. The laser emits a specific wavelength of light that is selectively absorbed by the hemoglobin in the blood vessels, without damaging the surrounding skin. This allows for precise treatment of facial veins and leg veins.

Indications:
The procedure is commonly used to treat visible facial veins, such as spider veins or broken capillaries, as well as leg veins, including varicose veins or reticular veins. It is suitable for individuals seeking a non-invasive and effective solution to address these vascular concerns.

Contraindications:
The procedure may not be suitable for individuals with certain medical conditions, such as active infections or skin diseases in the treatment area. Pregnant women and individuals with a history of keloid scarring may also be advised against the treatment. 

Side Effects:
The side effects of Aerolase NEO Laser treatment are typically mild and temporary. They may include redness, swelling, and mild discomfort in the treated area. In rare cases, there may be bruising or blistering, but these are uncommon and usually resolve on their own.

What to Expect During Treatment:
During the procedure, you will be provided with protective eyewear to shield your eyes from the laser light. The healthcare professional will use a handheld device to deliver the laser pulses to the targeted veins. You may feel a slight warming or tingling sensation during the treatment, but it is generally well-tolerated.

Need for Pain Control:
Most patients find Aerolase NEO Laser treatment to be relatively painless. Pain control measures, such as topical anesthetics or cooling gels, are usually not necessary.

Duration of Procedure:
The duration of the procedure depends on the size and number of veins being treated. Generally, a session can last anywhere from 15 to 60 minutes, but this can vary.

Recovery Time:
There is typically no downtime associated with Aerolase NEO Laser treatment. You can resume your normal activities immediately after the procedure. However, it is advisable to avoid direct sunlight and protect the treated area with sunscreen.

Typical Number of Sessions:
The number of treatment sessions required can vary depending on the severity of the vein condition and individual response. In many cases, significant improvement can be seen after just one session. However, multiple sessions, typically spaced a few weeks apart, may be recommended for optimal results.

Expected Treatment Results:
Aerolase NEO Laser treatment can effectively reduce the appearance of facial veins and leg veins. Over time, the treated veins will fade, resulting in a clearer and more even complexion. However, it's important to note that individual results may vary.

Post-Treatment Instructions:
After the treatment, it is important to follow any specific instructions provided by your healthcare professional. This may include avoiding hot baths, saunas, and intense physical activities for a few days. Additionally, it is crucial to protect your skin from sun exposure and use sunscreen regularly.

Typical Cost:
The cost of Aerolase NEO Laser treatment can vary depending on factors such as the size of the treatment area,

 the number of sessions required, and the location of the clinic. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Q: Is the treatment painful?
A: Most patients find the treatment to be relatively comfortable, with minimal discomfort. The built-in cooling system of the Aerolase NEO Laser helps ensure a more pleasant experience.

Q: How long do the results last?
A: The treatment can provide long-lasting results; however, new veins may develop over time due to various factors. It is important to follow a healthy lifestyle and protect your skin from sun damage to maintain the results.

Q: Are there any risks associated with the treatment?
A: The risks associated with Aerolase NEO Laser treatment are generally minimal. However, as with any medical procedure, there is a slight risk of side effects, including redness, swelling, and mild discomfort. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own.

Q: Can I undergo the treatment if I have darker skin?
A: The Aerolase NEO Laser is designed to be safe and effective for various skin types, including darker skin tones. However, it is crucial to consult with a qualified healthcare professional who can assess your specific situation and recommend the most suitable treatment approach.

Q: How soon can I expect to see results?
A: Some improvement may be visible immediately after the treatment, but it may take a few weeks for the full results to become apparent as the treated veins gradually fade away.

Please note that the information provided here is general and should not substitute professional medical advice. It is recommended to consult with a qualified healthcare professional or dermatologist for personalized guidance regarding your specific situation.

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