Laser vein therapy or laser vein removal is common treatment for various abnormalities in the vein including the spider vein or varicose vein conditions. Expenses incurred to indergo this procedure vary according to the doctor or to the extent of procedure and medication undergone.
Laser vein treatment can be used to treat both varicose veins and spider veins, though intense light burst therapy is preferred in case of varicose veins because they are much larger in size. Laser treatment is extremely target specific, and so rarely affects any other region other than the desired one. Recovery time is minimal and most patients can rejoin normal activity immediately after the procedure. It is a cosmetic procedure that uses highly concentrated pulses of light beams to target the veins and destroys them. The result, though, is not immediate. After the surgery, the veins may look unchanged, but over a period of the next two to six weeks, they gradually turn dark blue, then red and slowly fade away into the skin to show the natural skin complexion.
Successive treatments, four to six weeks apart, are often required to completely erase the vein related problems because most that develop these abnormalities are susceptible to regular vascular problems.