Laser Vein Removal

No Surgery | No Downtime | No More Varicose Veins

Our method here at Beauty and Body in Hillcrest San Diego for removing spider veins, is with laser. We use the Cutera CoolGlide Laser for facial spider vein (nose, cheeks, chin) as well as leg spider veins. For Women and Men of all skin tones and types.

The Cutera CoolGlide combines the ideal laser wavelength with the most flexible parameters to deliver a superior vascular laser system. It treats a broad range of vessels from tiny spider veins to deep blue reticular veins quickly, safely, and effectively. Patients with dark, light or tanned skin can experience outstanding results with minimal bruising or blistering.

For Women & Men Of All Skin Types And Tones

  • The Cutera CoolGlide Laser, a state-of-the-art vein-removal system has been specially designed to treat spider veins and other vascular lesions with great success. 
  • Treatments are performed quickly, safely, and effectively.
  • Significant improvement within two to six weeks of treatment

The number of treatments necessary depends on the age, number, color, and size of the vessels being treated.

Cutera CoolGlide Laser - No more painful injections!

Curious about the treatment? Find answers to the most commonly asked questions.

The Cutera CoolGlide systems deliver pulses of light energy which cause the blood within the vein to coagulate, eventually destroying the vessel which is later reabsorbed by your body. Blood flow will then be redirected to veins deeper below your skin’s resurface, where it should be.
The Cutera CoolGlide features a unique design and long wavelength that allows treatment of patients of all skin toes. Your physician will advise you if CoolGlide Vein Therapy is right for you.
The Cutera CoolGlide can remove unsightly veins from all parts of the body. Small, facial veins (or “telangiectasia”) can be treated quickly without bruising or complication. Spider veins and large blue leg veins can also be treated with excellent results. Knotty varicose veins are not good candidates. A careful evaluation with your physician will help you determine which vessels can be treated and the best course of treatment.
Your doctor will advise you on the best course of action, but many physicians and patients prefer CoolGlide Vein Therapy because there are no painful injections.
Blood blisters or “hemangiomas” respond very well to CoolGlide Vein Therapy, usually with just one treatment. Patients with port wine stains and other vascular lesions who had given up on finding a solution have been overwhelmed by the success of their CoolGlide vascular treatments. Consult your physician for a thorough evaluation.
Most patients experience a stinging sensation as the pulses of energy are delivered through the handpiece. Although no local anesthesia or pain medication is typically required, many patients opt to use a topical anesthetic prior to treatment. Following the treatment. the pain is minimal to nonexistent.
Following your treatment, some redness or bruising may occur. When larger veins are treated, a tan or brownish pigment may persist for a few weeks or months following treatment. Patients who have leg vein treatments may be advised to wear support hose for a short period of time.
Although many patients report few if any side effects, those most commonly noticed are slight reddening and local swelling of the skin. These effects typically last for less than 24 hours. Some patients may experience bruising and, in rare instances, blistering may occur. Consult with your medical professional for complete information on the benefits and risks of treatment.
Patients generally resume most normal activities immediately. However, it is recommended that you avoid vigorous activities such as strenuous exercise for the first 24 hours after treatment. The use of sunscreen is recommend on any treated areas exposed to the sun. As always, it is good idea to limit your sun exposure.
Most patients find that the majority of the treated veins have shown significant improvement within two to six weeks of treatment. However, your final results may not be apparent for several months. Over time, it is possible for new veins to appear, but these too can be removed with the Cutera CoolGlide.

Questions about Laser Vein Removal?

If you are considering Laser Vein Removal in San Diego, Beauty & Body provides the latest in aesthetic procedures by trained aestheticians. Choosing the right treatment is very important as each has its own characteristic that makes it the best choice for specific area of the face and body. At Beauty and Body, we offer a free consultations to help you achieve the safest, most natural and cost effective results possible. Guidance and regular training is provided by our Medical Director who is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to ensure superior aesthetic results.