Question about Rosacea: i have really bad veins in my face and wanting q66

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

I have really bad veins in my face and wanting to know the best treatment and cost. I have had eczema since I was 3 months old and have a lot of damage from topical steriods. I am hoping I can claim at least some of it on medicare. Any help would be great.

Answer:

Usually we use a vascular laser such as the Gemini laser or Pulsed dye laser to help to remove facial veins and capillaries. These lasers are attracted specifically to the oxyhaemoglobin in blood, and this specifically heats the vein/capillary to shut them down. The cost is significantly subsidised through medicare and the medicare safety net.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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