Both IPL and Cutera CoolGlide treatments are designed to permanently treat each vein however if you are prone to developing veins then the treatments are unable to stop this happening. The treatments can be performed again on any new veins that appear.
Facial Thread Veins General Procedure
Overall, the amount of treatments that you will need to treat facial thread veins will depend on the severity and amount of veins you have to be treated.
For IPL Photorejuenation treatment we usually recommend that patients have a course of 5 treatments spaced 4 weeks apart. For Cutera CoolGlide treatment we recommend 3 treatments spaced 6-8 weeks apart.
To find out more about facial thread vein treatments visit us for a free consultation.
We recommend that patients avoid excessive heat including hot baths/showers, saunas and steam rooms for 48 hours post treatment. Exercise including swimming should also be avoided for 48 hours. Sun exposure should be limited for at least 2-3 weeks post treatment and protection should be used in the months following your facial vein procedures. Patients should also avoid using perfumed creams or products on the skin for 48 hours and exfoliators, retinols and fruit acids should be avoided for a week post-treatment.