Different configurations to those that are utilized for hair removal are used to treat vascular conditions such as fine diffused redness, broken capillaries and spider veins.

The way it works is that light is absorbed into the blood vessel and the heat damages its walls. The body then reabsorbs what�s left of the vessel along with its contents and replaces it with collagen.

It is sometimes possible to see results within several weeks, but may take up to 6 weeks after the treatment to appear. Generally, 3 or 4 treatments may be needed for some conditions, whereas for some only 1 or 2 treatments can be enough.