Vascular Lesion Treatment in Chevy Chase
Vascular lesions, like spider veins and facial veins, affect your look as well as the tone and texture of your skin. But with advanced vascular lesion treatment at APMI Wellness Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, you don’t have to live with your skin imperfections. To learn more about vascular lesion treatment, call the office to schedule an appointment.
Vascular Lesion Treatment Q & A
What is vascular lesion treatment?
Vascular lesion treatment is one of the many aesthetic services available at APMI Wellness Center. It includes a set of procedures that remove and minimize the appearance of vein-related skin imperfections.
During treatment, your trained provider uses an advanced laser system that delivers targeted energy to the pigments of your vascular lesion. The heat from the laser shatters or destroys the pigmented area and collapses the blood vessel.
Your body reroutes blood flow, removes the destroyed cells, and the visible vascular lesion disappears over time, leaving behind clearer, smoother skin.
What skin imperfections can benefit from vascular lesion treatment?
Vascular lesions include skin conditions that create red, blue, purple, or brown discolorations on the surface of your skin. Vascular lesion treatment at APMI Wellness Center addresses these specific skin imperfections.
Spider veins (telangiectasias) on the face and legs are among the common lesions patients want to address.
Other types of treatable lesions include:
Port wine stains
APMI Wellness Center is dedicated to providing patients with the most advanced treatments available so they get the best outcomes with the least amount of downtime.
What happens during vascular lesion treatment?
The treatment is an in-office procedure. The length of your treatment depends on the location, type, and size of your vascular lesions.
First, your provider at APMI Wellness Center cleanses your skin with an antibacterial agent. If you prefer, they can apply a topical numbing cream to the treatment area to minimize discomfort during the procedure.
Once your skin is ready, your provider places the handheld device over the area and activates the laser energy. You may feel a snap-like sensation as the laser light targets the pigmentation.
What happens after vascular lesion treatment?
You may notice some redness and swelling at the site, but these side effects disappear quickly. There’s no need for downtime following vascular lesion treatment.
However, your provider recommends you take care of your treated skin by covering the area with clothing or sunscreen to protect it from the sun.
You may need a series of vascular lesion treatments to get the best results. The number and frequency of your sessions depend on the type of vascular lesions you have.
When you have your initial consultation, your provider creates your personalized treatment plan so you know what to expect.
To schedule your vascular lesion treatment consultation at APMI Wellness Center, call the office to book an appointment today.