Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Contact us for more information or to make an appointment

ND YAG Leg Vein Removal

Many people live with visible (and embarrassing) leg veins. These leg veins can be safely and effectively treated with advanced laser technology. The Palomar ND YAG handpiece offers a comfortable and effective treatment, and because it is a non-invasive process, it causes unsightly vessels to fade from view in a few treatments or less.

Lasers deliver concentrated light in a specific wavelength of the light spectrum. Each wavelength is absorbed by a different target, such as pigment, blood or water. The Palomar ND YAG 1064 handpiece delivers light pulses in the 1064nm wavelength, which is ideal for targeting leg veins. The light pulses heat the blood within the vein. The heat of the blood has an effect on the vessel lining, which causes the vessel to constrict and eventually or immediately fade from view.

What are Palomar laser leg vein treatments like?           
The Dr or the qualified Therapist will go over the risks and benefits of the treatment with you. Palomar leg vein treatments are skin-safe and fairly comfortable. The ND YAG handpiece delivers its energy in one smooth, gentle pulse, to protect the skin from sharp rise in temperature.The ND YAG handpiece will be moved over your skin, following the length of the vein, pulsing it all the while. Each pulse will send a beam of light through your skin. A flashing light, an audible tone, and a mild sensation on the skin will tell you when the handpiece is being pulsed.
What do I need to do before my treatments begin?

  • You will need to have a complimentary consultation
  • Antibiotics or Cortisone needs to be discontinued at least 2 weeks prior treatments.
  • No Sun exposure, Self-tan or Solarium for four to Six weeks prior to the commencement of treatment.
  • No waxing, plucking or bleaching for four weeks prior to your treatment.

What should I expect after a treatment?

  • Immediately after treatment, you can expect a mild sunburn-like sensation and the surrounding skin may turn pink and be slightly swollen for up to 24 hours.You will see any of these three possible outcomes:
    • The vessel will disappear
    • The vessel will darken
    • The vessel will shrink
  • Expect the final results can take up to 6–8 weeks before all undesired changes disappear.
  • Often, more than one treatment is necessary to achieve full clearance of leg veins. These treatments are performed every 6-8 weeks, depending on the patient’s individual features such as aging processes and the patient’s age.
  • It is important to follow the instructions given by your Dr or Therapist.

Many patients benefit from visiting DermaCare to have a customised treatment plan worked out for them. If you are interested in ND Yag Vein Removal Removal treatments please book an appointment and let the team of experts customise a treatment protocol tailored to you.

TREATMENT AREA 
Legs (Every 50 pulses)R 700
Legs (Every 50 pulses)R 20
(4 weeks post original treatment)