When it comes to cosmetics and legs, many people think about liposuction. Fat can often accumulate in different areas of the leg, and it can be an ugly sight on an otherwise fit and trim body. While many people have gone through this type of surgery to get lovely looking legs, there are other types of surgery, medical procedures and issues that might keep legs from looking their best. Spider veins are a common issue that presents cosmetic and medical reasons for using a laser to correct the problem.
Veins are responsible for blood distribution throughout the body, and they are generally not noticed as they ferry oxygen and food to various areas. Their function is important for keeping the body supplied in a health manner, but there are times when a vascular issue can become a target for laser correction. Spider veins might not always need to be reduced or eradicated, but it can be a health or cosmetic issue to take care of them.
These unsightly little veins often creep up on the calf of a person’s leg, and they can make a person feel ugly. Medical problems can occur if they are left untreated, so getting rid of them has long been a good idea for most patients. Lasers can now be used to remove them without the need for cutting into a patient’s body. Best of all, the laser tip has a diffuser that allows for the smallest up to slightly larger veins two millimeters or less to be removed.
Spider veins can appear on any part of the body, but the legs are the most common area affected. Laser removal has become a normal cosmetic use for this procedure, but patients with facial spider veins will find laser treatment is not suitable for their needs. A medical professional can diagnose and possibly recommend laser treatment for these veins on other parts of the body.