VENOUS LAKES TREATMENT - ADELAIDE
Venous lakes are slightly elevated papules that may be blue to purple in colour. They are easily compressible and soft to touch. They appear on the sun-exposed surfaces of the neck, face, lips, ears and also the back of the hands in elderly people. venous lakes are asymptomatic and do not cause any pain. They are often confused with melanoma, so it is a good idea to get them checked out by a doctor to confirm the diagnosis.
The cause if these venous lakes it not well understood. It is believed that the walls of superficial veins can become damaged due to sun exposure. This results in the wall of the vein dilating onto the surface of the skin, thus giving rise to a venous lake.
Trauma to the area may cause the venous lake to bleed. Treatment for venous lakes is mostly for cosmetic reasons. The treatment options include; liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, electrocautery and laser ablation. The excel V vascular laser is an excellent option for treating venous lakes.
Venous lakes may be prevented by applying sunscreen liberally before going out in the sun for extended periods.
Why Choose Advanced Cosmetic Medicine
Our commitment to you is to provide you with the highest standard of service, treatment and patient care. You will always receive personal attention and treatment from Dr Rahma Targett each and every time you visit us.
Dr Targett will take the time to listen to your cosmetic needs and provide you with sound advice and realistic expectations. We will work with you to develop a plan tailored to your specific needs and goals. Dr Targett will take the time to explain the procedure and provide you with expectations of the outcomes.
Following your treatment, we will provide you with the aftercare and advice that you deserve. At Advanced Cosmetic Medicine, you will have the peace of mind that you are being treated by a qualified doctor in aesthetic medicine.
Dr Targett and her team will provide you with everything you need to achieve your aesthetic and health goals.
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