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Thread Vein Removal in Glasgow


Prepare your legs for the summer season!

Do you have thread veins? Are you looking for the best non-surgical way to remove spider veins? The award winning Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow can offer you the best broken vein removal solution called Microsclerotherapy.


What is Microsclerotherapy?

Microsclerotherapy is a highly effective treatment for a thread vein removal from your legs. What is a thread vein? Thread or broken veins are essentially blood vessels that appear on the surface layers of your skin and look like a tiny red or purple lines.

Sometimes they can be associated with varicose veins. What is the man difference between varicose veins and thread or so called spider veins? Varicose veins are larger and often more swollen veins that are of a blue or dark purple colour. Unlike spider veins, varicose veins cannot be treated by the non-surgical methods.


What can cause spider veins?

The causes of broken veins vary from hormonal changes to injuries. If your family members tend to have broken veins it is possible that you might inherit them too. The spider veins are more likely to develop with age as blood vessels become less elastic. The main causes and factors of thread veins include:

- Hormonal changes and menopause.
- Increasing age.
- Obesity.
- Constantly changing weight.
- Pregnancy.
- Regular sun exposure or extreme temperature
- Lack of exercising.


Where do thread veins usually appear?


Tread veins are most likely to appear on the thighs, ankles and calves. They can also appear on the face areas such as cheeks and nose. Microsclerotherapy can help to treat broken veins and make your skin soft and flawless.


How long does the thread vein removal usually take?


The microsclerotherapy procedure is relatively easy and it usually takes about 30 minutes. The length of the treatment generally depends on the number of veins you would like to treat.


How many treatments are generally needed?


Microsclerotherapy is considered to be a highly effective treatment. The amount of treatments required depend on the condition of your veins. Usually three treatments are enough to see a great result, however, it depends on the situation. You can book an appointment with the Berkeley Clinic’s care team in Glasgow and see the best solution available.


For more information on thread vein removal in Glasgow contact us on 0141 564 1900


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