vein-wave.jpg Unsightly thread veins are the bane of many people. The removal procedures of thread veins, as such, are in great demand. Often, laser surgery is used to get rid of this problem. But now, a new procedure, thermo-coagulation, enables a quick and easy way out. Developed by surgeon Brian Newman, this procedure is said to be very effective.

Procedure Highlights
a. This procedure involves the use of microwaves to zap unsightly veins.
b. An ultra-thin needle that emits a microwave current is stuck under the skin of the area to be treated.
c. The heat ensures that the sides of the veins stick together thereby stopping blood flow that makes the veins look blue or red.
d. It takes just half an hour.
e. It does not involve the use of anesthesia.
f. There is hardly any pain, is cheaper and more effective that laser surgery.
g. This procedure is not available on the National Health Service.
h. It can also be safely used on facial veins.
i. Up to six sessions, could be necessary for the most stubborn veins.

Cost
Up to £350