Find safe, effective vein treatment in the Irvine area

Spider veins on the legs, face, and other areas can be very distressing, especially for those living in beautifully warm coastal areas. Fortunately, there is a very simple solution to spider veins in the office of your experienced dermatologist. Dr. Arta Farshidi has completed advanced training and offers gentle, non-surgical vein treatment to patients from Irvine, Laguna Hills, and other Orange County communities.

What are spider veins?

The tiny vessels that appear just beneath the skin are called telangiectasia. We call them spider veins because they appear in a web-like pattern with hues of purple, blue, and red. Beyond their physical appearance, spider veins do not often have any symptoms. In some cases, however, they will cause itching or stinging on the surface of the skin.

The problem of spider veins can be seen in family lineage, with up to 70 percent of cases traced back to genetic predisposition. Veins may become visible on the lower extremities of individuals who stand or sit for prolonged periods on a regular basis, as well. Additional factors that may lead to spider veins include weight and hormonal changes such as those that occur during pregnancy.

Non-surgical treatment for spider veins is safe and effective

Many people with spider veins can improve the look of their skin with a simple procedure performed in the doctor’s office. Sclerotherapy has been a primary form of vein treatment for decades and it continues to achieve optimal results in short treatment sessions. After injections of a sclerosing medication into affected veins, these vessels gradually fade away. Blood flow through treated veins naturally redirects into nearby, healthy veins.

Sclerotherapy is extremely safe and requires minimal time for recovery. Patients who undergo this procedure tend to experience only mild discomfort that lasts a very short time. In as little as three weeks after treatment, skin looks noticeably better. In order to eliminate a large number of veins, multiple sessions may be scheduled. Dr. Arta Farshidi has treated numerous patients with sclerotherapy and she discusses the expected outcome during the consultation visit.

You deserve to feel comfortable and confident in your skin. Call Arta Dermatology at (949) 531-7111 to address problematic veins.


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