Spider veins, skin tags, cherry angiomas, sebaceous hyperplasia and other skin imperfections can make you feel unattractive.
Fortunately there are ways to fix them.
What is a cherry angioma?
Cherry angiomas are bright cherry red, usually oval or circular, and small. They range from the size of a pinpoint up to ¼ of an inch in diameter. Some are level with your skin and some are raised. Learn more in our page, What are these little red spots on my skin? Why do I get them?
Many medical and dermatology offices use radiofrequency to treat spider veins of the face and chest, skin tags, sebaceous hyperplasia and cherry angiomas. Sometimes it's even used to treat dark spots.
What's It Like?
An electric current is applied with a very fine needle-shaped electrode to cause thermal damage to the affected area. After treatment, scabs develop and last about a week. Larger areas may require more than one treatment. This method is a time proven, highly effective method of treatment that can be offered for a fraction of the cost of laser treatments.
Does it hurt?
Everyone has their own level of tolerance to pain. The feeling has been likened to a stinging and pricking sensation. If needed, a topical numbing cream or injectable lidocaine can be used prior to treatment to control the pain.
To Learn More about how to treat these lovelies, Click the Links Below:
FACIAL SPIDER VEINS
Lots of things cause facial spider veins. People everywhere get them. We have 5 ways to treat them - and 5 things you can do to prevent them.
MOLES & SKIN TAGS
Moles are common; almost every adult has some. Sometimes they're called beauty marks - and on Marilyn Monroe, I think the name is accurate! But nobody likes skin tags. That's a fact. The upside is they're easy to treat!
Most cherry angiomas are painless and harmless. But they're not pretty! There are 4 ways to treat them.
Most people don't know what sebaceous hyperplasia is - but a lot of people have it.
Amy Takken, RN
Amy Takken is a registered nurse with 20+ years of experience helping people improve their health. Her in-depth skincare articles have been featured on Nazarian Plastic Surgery and The Palm Beach Center for Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery. She's also been quoted on Dermascope.com. Amy loves research and constantly watches for new products and treatments to help you improve your skin’s health – because healthy skin is beautiful! To reach Amy, visit our contact page.
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