Simple tips for treating broken capillaries on the face

Broken capillaries are very small veins that become damaged and can be seen near the surface of the skin. These tiny blood vessels ensure that there is a steady flow of blood to the face. However, they can look very unsightly when they rupture, and so it’s important to know the tips for treating broken capillaries, so that you can remedy the problem quickly.

About Broken Capillaries
Broken capillaries are also known as spider veins or telangiectasia and they often occur on the face, especially the cheeks, nose, and chin. However, they can also be found on the legs and hands. There are a number of factors that can lead to broken capillaries these include genetics, hormones, old age, environmental factors, and trauma. Laser technology and intense pulsed light (IPL) are the most common treatments for the condition.

  • If you have broken capillarieson the face then:
  • Do contact your physician for treatment, because left untreated, broken capillaries will only get worse and affect your appearance and self-esteem.
  • Don’t wash your face with hot water, as this will cause the capillaries to expand. It is best to use warm water when washing your face.
  •  Do consider laser or IPL treatment.

Treatment
At Sona Med Spa in Memphis and Little Rock, they treat broken capillaries using a second generation IPL technology known advancedfluorescent technology or AFT. AFT is an intense light treatment. The device emits bursts of light that destroy the broken capillaries on impact.  Blood flow is then redirected to other veins. AFT treatment for broken capillaries is a fast and efficient option, and it is also virtually painless.

If you follow these tips for treating broken capillaries, then you will be able to get rid of these embarrassing blemishes quickly and effectively.