IPL is used to break down the thread veins. The extremely bright light from the IPL is absorbed by the colour within the blood vessel. The absorption of heat damages the vessel, which is then broken down by the body and carried away by lymph drainage.
All IPL, Laser Thread Vein Removal treatments require a test patch and consultation seven days prior to treatment. This will help to confirm suitability for the treatment. Typically, three treatments are recommended to see a result. Many people see thread veins disappear completely, while others see a reduction in appearance. There are a small number of people who do not see a result from treatment. It is important to remember that vessels can return, or new ones may develop so maintenance treatments may be necessary.
Areas that we use IPL for thread vein removal include:
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