What are thread veins?<br />Thread veins are tiny veins that appear most commonly on the cheeks, nose and legs. Small thread veins are red, but larger ones are purple in colour. They have many names, including:<br />spider veins, broken veins (not an accurate name, because they are not actually broken) and capillary veins.<br />Normally, the tiny veins in the skin are invisible, but on occasions they expand and show through the skin.<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
What causes Thread Veins?<br />There are many causes of Thread Veins, over exposure to sun, pregnancy, oestrogen treatment, alcohol or prolonged standing. In certain cases Thread Veins may also be inherited. Thread veins can sometimes be a sign of rosacea, a skin condition, or can result from overuse of steroid creams. Thread veins are more obvious after mid-life, when the skin becomes thinner and loses some of its collagen. If you have large visible veins, they could be varicose veins.<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
Where do the Thread Veins appear?<br />Thread veins appear mostly on the cheeks, nose and legs.<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
What treatment is available for Thread Veins? <br />Dr. Sheill uses two treatments for Thread Veins, Veinwave and Sclerotherapy<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
What happens during treatment? <br /><ul><li>Sclerotherapy involves injecting the vein with a chemical using tiny needles. This makes the walls of the vein stick together.
Veinwaveinvolves making very fine precise, gentle punctures. A thin micro-insulated wire is gently inserted into the unwanted vein. Only tissue cells immediately adjacent to the electrode are affected.</li></ul>http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
What should I do after the procedure?<br /><ul><li>SclerotherapyAfter treatment on your legs, you will need to wear compression stockings for 1 week, the vein will disperse naturally over the following 2-3 weeks.
VeinwaveAfter treatment wash the area a couple of times per day and apply a soothing gel or lotion with aloe. Make-up can be applied after 24 hours.</li></ul>http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
Does the treatment hurt?<br />Most people cope well with thread vein treatment, but the larger the vein the more discomfort will be felt. Dr Sheill will give you a topical local anaesthetic cream to apply before starting the procedure.<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
How many treatments will I need and how long does the treatment take? <br />It depends on the number of Thread Veins the patient has. Each treatment lasts for about half an hour.<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
Is Thread Vein removal permanent? <br />In most cases the same veins will not reoccur, but new veins can appear at other sites over time and require further treatment. Unfortunately, in case of some people, their body has a tendency to produce these unwanted veins and may continue to do so even after treatment.<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
How much does it cost? <br />The price varies from person to person depending on the part of the body treated. Dr. Sheill offers treatment for Thread Veins starting from £120.<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
Summary:<br />Thread veins are tiny veins that appear most commonly on the cheeks. They can be painlessly treated by Dr. Michael Sheill using the latest Veinwave and Sclerotherapy techniques.<br />http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />
http://www.wellsclinic.com<br />About Dr. Michael Sheill<br />Dr. Michael Sheill is an established skin specialist with over 19 years of experience. He has undergone extensive training in cosmetic medicine attending to many Anti Ageing conferences across Europe and America. Michael is fully experienced in administrating over 37 different kinds of treatment with his expertise being in Botox injections, Dermal fillers (wrinkle fillers), laser hair removal and facial peels.<br /> <br />Dr Michael has innovated and constantly introduces new products to his clinics. Offering the best and latest technology from around the world. His clinics are based in Tunbridge Wells, Crawley, Ashford and Hastings and do not just cover cosmetic treatments. They also offer a range of other services such as Driver medicals and the removal of skin tags, moles and thread veins.<br /> <br />With cosmetic procedures no longer a luxury afforded by the rich and famous. Dr Michael's practices offer value for money treatments that subtly disguise the signs of ageing for both men and women. <br /> <br />