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What Causes Broken Blood Vessels on the Face?

Broken blood vessels are extremely common in areas like the face and legs. Also known as spider veins, these web-shaped lines are a cosmetic concern that can cause some people to feel self-conscious. Spider veins on the face tend to develop on the cheeks and around the nose (telangiectasias), and they can be caused by a number of factors, such as:

Spider veins do not typically go away on their own, and while makeup can be used to help camouflage their reddish-purple appearance, this only provides temporary concealment of the bold lines. Our team at the Dermlounge often recommends laser vein removal for patients who are unhappy with broken blood vessels on their face.

Using either BroadBand Light (BBL™) therapy or our Nd:YAG laser system, our aesthetic professionals can target the broken blood vessels to diminish their appearance. Some patients may need multiple treatment sessions to achieve optimal improvement. To learn if laser vein treatment can help you achieve a more even skin tone, please contact us to schedule your consultation.