Rigor Dermatology & Laser Center offers VariLite treatments to the residents of Pasadena and Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Rigor recommends VariLite treatments to patients who have visible facial and leg veins. When blood vessels become damaged due to poor circulation, blood accumulates inside the vessels, causing a dark appearance on the surface of the skin. The most common types facial and leg veins are spider veins, which have a fine, web-like appearance, and broken capillaries. VariLite treatments destroy the damaged veins, which are then absorbed by the body.
How can VariLite treatments by Dr. Rigor improve my appearance?
Small and medium-sized veins that are visible on the face and legs often cause people to feel uncomfortable with their appearances. VariLite treatments are effective solutions to treating these visible veins. After the damaged veins fade and disappear, you feel more confident and comfortable.
What happens during the VariLite treatment at Rigor Dermatology & Laser Center?
Patients in Pasadena and Los Angeles, CA rely on Dr. Rigor for the highest quality care in vein treatments. Before the treatment, Dr. Rigor may administer a topical anesthesia to the treatment area to help you remain comfortable. Using short bursts from the handheld, VariLite device, he applies laser energy to the damaged veins. The energy from the laser destroys the veins, and the body reroutes circulation through healthier veins.
How long is the healing period after the VariLite treatment by Dr. Rigor?
Typically, the healing period for VariLite treatments is seven to 10 days. You may have mild redness, and blisters may form on the treatment area. The blisters typically resolve in less than two weeks.