Category: Thread Vein Removal

Get your legs prepped for summer

You are probably sat in your woolly tights or jeans not even thinking about the status of your legs and unfortunately often we don’t… until it’s too late. The first warm day of spring arrives and you go to bare your legs when you come face to face with those veins which you forgot about […]

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Sclerotherapy thread vein treatment for smooth summer skin

With scorching temperatures hitting the UK (phew, we’re wiped out just typing this!), hemlines and sleeves are getting shorter.  More skin on show helps keep us cool. But if flashing our flesh leaves us self-conscious about our thread veins, it’s not so cool. But there’s great news. Unlikely many annoying problems in life, thread veins are relatively […]

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What are thread veins and how can you get rid of them?

Thread veins are when the appearance of the vein rises to the skin’s surface, revealing a red or purple squiggly line. The correct medical term for them is telangiectasia. What causes thread veins? There is no specific cause for thread veins although they become increasingly likelier as we age. Hormones in pregnancy or the menopause […]

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Sclerotherapy – what type of veins does it treat?

Unsightly veins come in several different forms, and there are several different approaches to treating them. The main types of veins that cause aesthetic concerns are as follows: 1) Thread veins These are the thin red ‘spider’ veins that often appear on the face – particularly on the nose and cheeks – as well as […]

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What happens during Sclerotherapy for thread vein removal?

Thread vein removal is a particularly sought-after procedure in the summer months. Having more of our skin on show means we tend to notice our thread veins more than normal. Technically known as telangiectasia, thread or spider veins are a common problem that can occur anywhere on the face or body. They appear when the […]

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Sara Hawkins joins us as new Aesthetic Practitioner

Great news this week. We’ve just boosted the Aurora Skin Clinics team with a fantastic new aesthetic practitioner, Sara Hawkins IFHB. Sara comes to us with a wealth of experience as a Beauty and Massage Therapist, having expertise in a wide range of beauty treatments for both the face and body. After initially qualifying as […]

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What happens during facial thread vein removal?

Thread veins (technically known as telangiectasia), are a common problem that can occur anywhere on the face or body. They appear when the capillaries, the smallest blood vessels in the body, are put under too much pressure and become permanently dilated, giving them an angry red appearance which shows through the skin. Factors which can […]

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Some Known Reasons Why Spider or Thread Veins Occur

One common skin condition that’s affecting both men and women regardless of age is having thread or spider veins medically known as ‘telangliectasia’. These red, very small veins that often occur on the face are broken capillaries which can sometimes grow in size and appear to be a skin discoloration, which is why many people […]

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How can I rid of my veins on my legs?

  Veins on the legs can either purply blue veins or thin reddish purply veins.  The former are called varicose veins and the latter thread veins. Whilst Varicose veins normally need an operation to remove them, thread veins are relatively to reduce. The best way of doing this is with a technique known as Sclerotherapy. In these […]

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Thread Veins – more common than you think

 One of the more common procedures carried out at Aurora Clinics is Thread Vein Removal.  It occurs in almost 50% of 50 year olds.  For most, they are embarrassing, affecting mainly the face, body and legs. Those people who wish to have them removed often opt for thread vein removal which comes in the form of lasers.

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