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KTP 532nm Vascular Laser | Lynton Lumina IPL | FibroVein Injections | All Skin Types
At The Wellfield Skin Clinic we specialise in skin and laser treatments, including a range of options for treating facial thread veins, and other types of veins and vascular lesions on the face and body.
As a CQC registered clinic you can be rest assured that you are in safe hands and that your treatment will be carried out to the highest medical standards.
We use state of the art lasers to ensure you get the very best results from your treatment, and we monitor results to ensure that we reach your desired goals
Lasers and IPL are minimally invasive treatments which can be used to remove thread veins on the face, body and legs quickly and effectively. Thread vein removal treatment will remove thread veins between approximately 1-3 mm in size.
HOW ARE THREAD VEINS REMOVED?
The laser light passes safely through the skin which is readily absorbed by blood vessels, but not by the surrounding skin, heating them to point where the blood in the targeted blood vessel coagulates.
This causes the vein to coagulate and break down. The damaged veins are gradually dissolved and removed naturally by the body, fading their appearance over several weeks after treatment, leaving little or no trace of the original vein.
Between one to three sessions is usually required to obtain satisfactory results. Rarely more treatments maybe required, or in some very rare cases, the vein may not respond.
BEFORE & AFTER
Before and after thread vein removal following one treatment with the KTP Laser.
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WHAT ARE THREAD VEINS?
The term “Thread Vein” is used for a range of presentations of redness or blood vessels usually affecting the face or legs, although they can appear almost anywhere on the body.
Veins can present in the following ways:
Spider Veins (also known as Spider Naevi)
WHAT CAUSES THREAD VEINS?
Thread Veins are often seen at birth when the skin is very thin and pale, and they can therefore be considered a normal feature of the skin. However as we age, veins can become more prominent due to the follow causes:
Extreme Temperature changes
Skin conditions ie Rosacea; Scleroderma; Lupus (SLE)
Hormonal Changes ie Menopause
Medications ie Corticosteroids
CAN WE TREAT ALL SKIN TYPES?
Not only do we have the Gold Standard for Vascular treatments with the 532nm KTP Laser, we also have a number of 1064nm Nd:YAG Lasers for treating veins too. The longer wavelength of Nd:YAG is renowned for it’s safety in all skin types, including darker type 4-6 skin. This includes Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Latin, Asian and Black skin types.
KTP VASCULAR LASER FOR CHIN TELANGECTASIA
KTP LASER FOR FACIAL TELANGECTASIA
KTP laser is the gold standard for the treatment of veins and other vascular lesions such as birthmarks and angiomas. Its application also extends to some pigmentarles lesions in certain skin types.
Patient Review of Thread Vein Removal
Deborah Gass, UK
Have to say, have been delighted with the results
Spider Veins Treatment
I cannot recommend Dr Berry highly enough. From the exceptionally thorough initial consultation to the actual Lyndon laser treatment of the spider veins on my cheek area.
Dr Berry has such a lovely, welcoming manner and totally put me at ease. Explaining what would happen during, after the procedure and any possible side effects of which I experienced none.
Have to say have been delighted with the results and after three sessions there has been a very significant reduction in the spider veins!
Thank you, Dr Berry.
Dr Berry explains that there are many types of veins and vascular lesions, and therefore it's crucial to use the correct type of laser, and the appropriate laser settings.
We have four Vascular Lasers, and an IPL with a range of spot sizes to cater for all kinds of vascular conditions.
STEPS TO GET TREATMENT
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What are the payment options?We accept cash and all major credit cards, including American Express. We do not except bank transfers or cheques unfortunately.
Is there parking at the clinic?There is available parking at both our clinics. The Windsor clinic has a limited number of spaces in front of the clinic, and further street parking. The Cardiff clinic has on street parking. Once you know where we are, finding a space to park is rarely an issue.
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What data breach procedures we have in placeAlthough rare, situations may arise that require confidentiality to be breached. These include times when there is a risk to an individual, employee or public or when it is against the law to withhold the information. In these circumstances information may be divulged to external agencies e.g. police, social services.
Chaperones for Consultations and ExaminationsPlease refer to our leaflet below: .
COSTS OF TREATMENT
£45 (redeemable against full treatment)
Laser Test Patch:
KTP Laser Treatment: