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Does Botox remove spider veins?

This question was asked in Irvine, California and has 12 answer(s) as of 01/31/2013.
Does Botox remove spider veins?

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No, Botox will not have any effect on spider veins.

Botox helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, most often done on the upper face by relaxing specific facial muscles and these effects last for 3-4 months. Botox has no role or any effect in the treatment of spider veins. Sclerotherapy injection is the primary treatment of spider veins and occasionally lasers can be used.

No, Botox does not remove spider veins, it is a protein that effects nerves. It works by reducing a nerves ability to signal a muscle to contract. The effect is temporary lasting about three months. Botox has no permanent effect on veins.

No, Botox does remove spider veins. Botox is a purified protein that relaxes muscle. Sclerotherapy is the most effective and versatile treatment for spider veins.

No. Botox is used in to treat facial wrinkles, it can also be used for muscle spasms and excessive sweating. It has no effect on spider veins.

Botox does not remove spider veins. Botox is used to reduce wrinkles on the face. It works by paralyzing certain facial muscles, which results in reducing wrinkles. Spider veins in the face are treated with lasers, and sometimes with IPL (intense pulsed light). Spider veins on the legs are usually treated with sclerotherapy, which involves injecting medicine into the veins to close them down.

No, Botox has no effect on spider veins.

The short answer is no - Botox is a "deadening" injection which has no effect on spider veins.

No, there is no role for botox in the treatment of spider veins.

No, Botox does not remove spider veins.

No, Botox does not remove spider veins. Sclerotherapy which involves injecting medication into the vein treats spider veins.

No. Botox does not remove spider veins. Botox is used to temporarily paralyze muscle which reduces wrinkling in the skin.

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