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Treating Thread Veins and Spider Naevi Treatment

September 5, 2019
Thread veins, though often misidentified as broken capillaries, are actually veins which have become permanently dilated. As these small veins have very thin walls, these can easily lose elasticity over time, leading to the red and purple look we have all come to associate with thread veins. However, ageing is not the only cause of… Read More...
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Things You Need To Know About Rosacea Treatment

August 4, 2017
Rosacea Treatment
Rosacea is a skin condition that mainly affects the face but can affect the neck or even the chest area. It’s similar to sunburn or blushing and can have a large psychological impact on the sufferer. Now Rosacea can be treated in some ways so that you can improve your confidence and achieve natural, healthy… Read More...

Everything You Need to Know About Thread Vein Removal

May 4, 2017
With the warmer weather fast approaching you will no doubt be looking forward to shedding the winter woollies and thick tights in favour of lighter clothing and hopefully showing off nicely tanned legs. But what if you have thread veins? These can look unsightly; ruining any hopes of showing off your bare legs and can… Read More...
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Thread Vein Removal: How Does It Work?

July 23, 2016
Thread veins are little blood vessels that appear close to the surface of your skin. As we age these small spidery lines start to appear across the body, most commonly found in women these ‘spider veins’ as they are known due to their appearance, have no specifically known cause, but they are relatively easy to… Read More...
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How thread veins can be treated

November 14, 2014
Thread veins, mostly affecting a person’s body, legs, face. sides of the nose and cheeks can be red in colour and a common occurrence. Although many people suffer with thread veins, some people find these things embarrassing and wish to get rid of them. Below, we explain how laser thread vein removal can help. Thread… Read More...
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What’s the answer for varicose vein trouble?

October 7, 2013
Varicose veins and thread veins are a very common problem in the UK and all over the world. The fact is that many, many people will suffer from veins when they get older. The numbers suggest that around a third of UK adults will experience veins at some point and the trouble is that condition… Read More...
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Causes of broken blood vessels in the face

August 20, 2012
Many people have problems with pigmentation and tone in the skin of the face, and the most common problem is broken blood vessels. What are broken blood vessels? Broken blood vessels (also known as telangiectasia) are tiny capillaries that have become dilated, twisted or broken. You can spot broken blood vessels by looking for red,… Read More...
Posted in Blog,Rosacea Treatment,Sun Damage & Skin Rejuvenation,Thread Vein Removal — Written by Zaheda Hafez CIBTAC

Laser thread vein removal is the best option for people scared of needles

August 15, 2012
A surprising number of people have a fear of needles, and this often stems from a bad childhood experience. This fear can make it difficult to give blood and get necessary immunisations. It can also make certain procedures difficult to carry out, such as thread vein removal, for example. Microsclerotherapy Thread veins can be removed… Read More...
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Thread veins and varicose veins – what is the difference between them?

August 14, 2012
Many people experience problems with their veins over the course of their lives. Thread veins and varicose veins are amongst the main problems, but what is the difference between them? Let’s take a look at the causes of each and learn how each type can be identified. Appearance Thread veins, also known as spider veins,… Read More...
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What causes thread veins?

August 12, 2012
Thread veins, also known as spider veins, are very small veins within the skin that have become dilated. This causes them to have a bluish, reddish or purplish appearance, which is visible through the skin. There are many suspected causes of thread veins, although no one set of causes is definitively known. The following could… Read More...
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