Laser Leg Vessel Treatment
At the YOU Clinic we operate the Candela Nordlys System using an Nd:YAG Laser hand-piece. The pre-set treatments have been developed and designed for over 20 years offering the expertise of giving you an outstanding safe and effective results on the removal of cosmetic leg vessels.
Nd:Yag for dilated leg vein treatment
Vascular lesions are normal veins that have dilated under the influence of increased pressure. Whereas classical SWT™ / Laser works for certain smaller spider & leg veins including varicose veins, it is generally accepted that Nd:YAG technology is much more effective leg vein laser treatment than IPL for the majority of leg veins.
How does a Nd:YAG laser work?
To clear leg veins, the vessels must be constricted. A 1064 nm wavelength Nd:YAG laser sends energy into the blood and vessel walls, where it is absorbed by the blood. Red blood cells are heated, causing micro-clotting and heating of the vessel wall, leading to complete or partial collapse. The constricted vessel then degenerates, and the visible leg veins disappear from the surface of the skin.
Leg vessels do not disappear immediately, they can take 6-10 weeks to clot and collapse, depending on your immune healing response. Larger vessels can take 3-4 treatments at 6-8 week intervals to fade and collapse completely.
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Please note: Candela Nordlys is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding; has a pacemaker, heart disease, epilepsy, lupus, diabetes, cancer, haemophilia, auto-immune disorder, vitiligo; is taking anti-coagulant medication; suffers keloid scarring.
Standards of care
The YOU Clinic has been successfully treating clients with laser and IPL since 2007 and we are an approved and authorised Candela Partner, so you can expect to receive excellent service from a fully trained Candela therapist.
Although beauty clinics are no longer required to uphold the strict standards set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we would like to advise clients that we were approved by the CQC and continue to uphold those same standards.
Book laser leg vessel treatment
For further laser leg vessel treatment information, contact us to request an FAQ brochure.