Thread vein removal is a simple, non-invasive treatment, with minimal downtime. 

What treatment do we offer for thread vein removal?

Our laser, unique to UberSkin, uses optimised light to remove thread veins. The bloodvessels are eliminated, while avoiding tissue damage to the surrounding areas. More than 90% of patients experience a visible improvement after one appointment.  


What are thread veins?

Thread veins are bloodvessels that become visible on the surface of the skin.  They are also known as spider veins or broken veins. These veins are not broken, just enlarged. Thread veins are not dangerous, but patients find it unsightly and therefore seek treatment. Thread veins are also known as telangiectasia.  

What causes thread veins?

Thread veins can be caused by numerous factors. All of these elements and more could contribute to the appearance of thread veins. 

  • sun exposure
  • extreme temperatures or wind 
  • genetics, age, hormones
  • medication, medical conditions, medical treatments that thin the skin  

Thread vein removal, spider veins on face, laser clinic DerryWhere do thread veins appear on the face?

Facial thread veins tend to appear on the nose, cheeks and chin. It appears as red lines or clusters (spider veins) and can also be associated with Rosacea. Some patients may be unaware of thread veins they may have in their neck. 

What you need to know:

Appointment time: 30- 60 min

Sessions: 1-5 spaced 4-6 weeks apart, if more than one appointment required

Cost: From £100

Follow up: Thread veins can not be cured, therefore we advise patients to have a maintenance appointment, between 4-6 months after their last treatment.

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We offer patients a free consultation, where we take a detailed medical history to determine whether you are suitable to have treatment.


It’s best to stay out of the sun for 4 weeks before and 2 weeks after treatment. Avoid sun beds and fake tan  to prevent complications with your treatment.