Thread Vein Removal London

Thread Vein Removal

What is Thread Vein Removal and how does it work?

Thread veins (Also known as spider veins, capillary veins or broken veins) are purple or blue coloured prominent veins in the skin seen most commonly in the legs. They are harmless but are sometimes uncomfortable and may be very unsightly.  The cause of thread veins is often unknown but can be common after pregnancy, with hormone changes or if you have a job where you stand or sit for long periods.

Thread vein removal (known as Sclerotherapy)  is a safe and well established treatment for unsightly thread veins or spider veins  on the legs and is considered to be the gold standard treatment available. Although there are a number of alternative treatments, it remains the most reliably successful of them all, with an improvement in their appearance of 60 – 80%.

It is not suitable for patients who have varicose veins (lumpy, wriggly veins) or for facial veins.

What happens during Thread Vein Treatment?

All treatments include a comprehensive assessment of your veins using our special vein light and a Doppler ultrasound assessment. We will discuss the treatment options with you and take photographs of the area to be treated.

A special solution is injected into the thread vein with a very tiny needle. The injection is very superficial into the vein, causing the lining of the vein to swell and become sticky. This then causes the thread vein to shrink and disappear permanently. Compression is then applied to close the veins for 1-2 weeks to aid the healing process.

Results from thread vein treatment are visible after just one treatment but  can vary considerably from one person to another. You may need up to 4 treatments at 3 month intervals.

The thread veins that are successfully treated are gone for good, but the treatment cannot prevent new veins appearing in the future.

Does Thread Vein Treatment hurt?

This is not a painful treatment, the needles used are tiny and the injections are very superficial. You may experience some prickling and itching after treatment for a few hours, these symptoms can be relieved with anti-histamines which can be purchased over the counter in supermarkets and pharmacies.

What are the side effects of Thread Vein Treatment?

The thread veins will initially improve but then may look worse for a few days afterwards due to the effect of the injection. You may experience some tingling and itching in the area treated and the leg may have an aching sensation. We recommend the use of compression sock to improve the healing process and speed up the results of thread vein treatment.

The results will start to show after a few weeks and repeat thread vein treatment can be done after around 12 weeks.

Regents Park Aesthetics

Thread Vein Removal Prices North London

  • Initial treatment (including ultrasound vein assessment)
  • Repeat treatments (2-4 sessions)- Per Session

Our Facebook Reviews

Been going to RPA for around a year - Kay/her team are so lovely and professional, and the service is impeccable!
Cherine Wong
Cherine Wong
17:31 08 Dec 20
Staff are lovely results are excellent wouldn’t go anywhere else 😁 maryam excellent always gives honest advice whereas some people will just say anything to get customers 😉highly recommend this company 😁👍
Ash Dee
Ash Dee
11:13 29 Aug 19
Kay is an absolute magician. The results of my facial threading are fantastic. I have also had Kay do my lip fillers and Botox both with incredible results. Totally trust her judgement.
Lynette Whyke
Lynette Whyke
08:25 14 Aug 18
I had a previously poor experience with Botox at another clinic, my niece recommended Maryam to me and I'm very happy she did. The results have been amazing. Mariam is completely professional and has a very calming and gentle manner. I will certainly recommend her to my friends.
Elizabeth Kerr
Elizabeth Kerr
05:29 24 Jul 18
I have recently started to use this clinic for Facial Aesthetics....The Clinics Results are outstanding....For Such Reasonable Costs..Maryam honestly told me when and where I really needed treatment and her tear trough procedure was superb.Unlike other clinics you pay reasonably for what you need and when you truly need it.
Christopher Holmes
Christopher Holmes
20:25 17 Jul 18
I have visited Maryam twice now for fat freezing in my neck, not only has it shown amazing results , maryam is great clinician who gives you realistic advice and a friendly personal service as an aesthetic nurse myself
I would recommend using Regents Park aesthetics
Kim Lombardi
Kim Lombardi
07:32 20 May 18
These ladies are excellent, I have been seeing them over two years. They’re honest and very well versed in all things fillers and Botox, I’d HIGHLY recommend them. There’s a lot of choice in London and you don’t always get what you pay for, you do here.
Katherine McNabb
Katherine McNabb
21:42 10 Dec 17
Would highly recommend to anyone. Staff are lovely and results are excellent.
Hayley Howard
Hayley Howard
21:26 08 Nov 17
I wouldn't have anyone else but Kaye touch my face - she is amazing!
Laura Daly
Laura Daly
09:17 19 Sep 17
Kay and Maryam are excellent. Results are always great. Very professional and also honest..if they think a treatment is not right for you they advise and guide you. This is very important and shows they care about clients!
Allison Rose
Allison Rose
19:57 26 Aug 17

Thread Vein Removal Treatment Summary

Procedure Time
30-45 Minutes

Results Show
2 Months

Results Last

Back To Work

None Required

Possible Side effects
Bruising/ Swelling/ Itching

Areas We Serve for Thread Vein Removal Treatment

We’re based near Regents Park, serving clients from Camden, Islington, Westminster, Kensington, Chelsea and surrounding areas.