As we get older, our skin goes through various changes becoming thinner and more fragile. The blood vessels under the subcutaneous tissue also become more visible as they dilate. At Panakeia (UK), a range of vascular lesions can be treated.
A range of vascular lesions can be treated at Panakeia (UK).
Thread veins are similar to varicose veins but are smaller in size and closer to the surface of the skin. These unsightly veins usually occur on the face or legs and are red or blue in colour. Various factors play a role in their development such as ageing, genetics, trauma, sun exposure, smoking, pregnancy and being overweight.
Cherry angiomas or Campbell de Morgan spots and more commonly known as red blood spots are a common skin growths that can develop on most areas of your body. They are a collection of abnormal proliferation of blood vessels that increase with age and are usually harmless.
Telangiectasia forms when dilated tiny blood vessels cause threadlike red lines or patterns on the skin. These patterns form gradually, often appearing in clusters and can develop anywhere on the body. They are commonly known as “spider veins” because of their fine and web-like appearance.
Rosacea is a skin problem that can develop in later life (30+ years). It is primarily a disorder of the blood vessels on the face and displays itself in a range of symptoms. Although there is no definitive cure, it is clinically proven that laser and IPL treatments can help reduce the appearance of redness, facial flushing, and broken veins.
This is generally a soft, compressible dark blue to violet coloured lesion commonly found on sun exposed surfaces of the border of the lip, face and ears. These lesions usually occur among the elderly.