On a pain scale of 1–10, with some laser treatments being an 8–9, VeinGogh is a 2–3. Since the procedure uses a hair-thin, insulated probe, there can be a slight “pinch.” Patients report it feels similar to a hair being removed.
The precise nature of the VeinGogh treatment limits the risk of over-treating, so there is little to no trauma to the skin. Following treatment, there will be some mild redness that is transient.
Depending upon the size of the area, treatments can range from about a minute for minor lesions on the nose, and up to 20–25 minutes for a more extensive condition covering much of the face or legs.
Immediately, You will see continuous improvement over several weeks as the treated vessels are reabsorbed.
Generally only one to three treatments are necessary.
Veins that have been properly treated will not return. However, new veins may develop over time and require retreatment. Follow-up visits are recommended for “touch-ups.”
VeinGogh works best on spider veins up to 0.3 mm. VeinGogh is not designed to treat feeders or larger vessels deep beneath the surface. Ideally, VeinGogh should be used in conjunction with sclerotherapy to effectively treat leg veins.
No! VeinGogh can also be used to eliminate cherry angiomas, small hemangiomas, skin tags, spider nevi, and even the redness of rosacea.