How Is The Treatment Effected?

A smooth gel is applied to the area to be treated and then the IPL applicator is placed on the skin and a short pulses of light are released. The applicator is moved slightly and the whole of the affected area is treated.

How Many Sessions Are Needed?

Typically 3 to 5 treatments give the best possible results, although small red veins may be cleared in just one single session.

Why Choose Mix Modality When NDYAG Does The Job?

  • Mixed Modality increases the effectiveness of thread vein and spider vein treatment
  • It’s less painful
  • One laser targets pigment whilst the other tightens skin in one go
  • The sequential delivery of both lasers improves the outcome
  • Low side effects
  • Causes Met-haemoglobin which allows for 3 x’s more efficiency than just one laser

What Is The Aftercare Regime?

Aloe vera is recommended and the patient must use sunscreen or avoid any sun exposure on the treated area for 4 weeks following treatment. Perfumed products, baths, saunas should be avoided for 12 hours after.

How Many Sessions Are Needed?

Typically 3 to 5 treatments give the best possible results, although small red veins may be cleared in just one single session.

How Far Apart Are Treatments?

Laser treatments are spaced up to 12 weeks apart. Your body needs time to repair the cells and then we can treat the same area again if more veins are produced or if the vein needs treating again.

What Equipment Is Used For This Process?

Located in London, Pulse Light Clinic uses the gold standard in vascular treatments (varicose veins, spider veins, thread vein removal) for rapid and easy treatment leaving skin smoother and even-toned. With the option of NDYAG (1064) for darker skin types and either Alexandrite (755nm) OR Mixed Modality for lighter skin types.

Are There Any Adverse Reactions?

  • Blistering is rare but can occur especially if skin has had sun exposure
  • Persistent Redness