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Spider Nevaii / Spider Veins


A spider telangiectasia, also called a spider nevus, is a telangiectasia with a red central feeding vessel and outward radiating branches. It tends to be more common in women and children. It varies in size from several millimetres to more than a centimetre. Typical locations include the head and neck, hands, and upper trunk. Multiple lesions are sometimes seen with increased estrogen states e.g. pregnancy, oral contraceptives, or liver disease.


Laser and Intense Pulsed Light can work extremely well in treating non systemic telangiectasia and in particular spider navus.



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IPL Photorejuvenation

IPL Photorejuvenation can target different structures including hair, blood vessels and sun-damage by pulsing different wavelengths of light into the skin.