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Old 04-12-2013, 08:18 AM   #1
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"broken capillaries"...

I have broken capillaries (veins) around my nose
and some on my face.
Have often thought about having them surgically removed but wondered
if any other readers have tried any alternative remedies and did it help or
even work.
I cover them with make-up but would like to go bare face at times.
I have read that lemon juice might help but I recon it would sting.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:16 PM   #2
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Re: "broken capillaries"...

I also have that on my face, mostly around my nose and cheeks. In my case, I think it's caused by acne and/or rosacea. Three things in the past have made the redness less noticeable, but they're all prescription acne medications. One was Accutane, the other was Benzaclin (only the brand name works against the redness, not the generic, in my experience) and the third was 100 mg doxycycline 2x daily (which I took for a sinus/ear infection, but coincidentally made my capillaries appear much less red and inflamed).

If you do go looking for an alternative remedy, you might try looking for some kind of cream that's anti-inflammatory.

 
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:55 AM   #3
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Re: "broken capillaries"...

Thank You for the reply.

As I don't wish to take medication orally, I am now looking online
at various creams.
I'm not expecting miracle's but any improvement will be a bonus.

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Old 04-27-2013, 12:28 PM   #4
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Re: "broken capillaries"...

I have had a history of red veins on face. Have had v-beam laser more than once.
It does work, make sure if you do it you go to a derm office doctor who has
had tons of experience. I have had various providers, all knew what they were doing.
Sometimes it has to be repeated. Good luck.
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Old 04-28-2013, 03:17 AM   #5
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Re: "broken capillaries"...

Thank's for the reply.
My derm Dr who treat's my moles does treatment for broken vein's on the face infact he is excellent and does medical and cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic surgery is very expensive this is why I am looking for alternative treatment and would like to try some cream's even if they don't completely erase them.

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Old 04-28-2013, 07:44 PM   #6
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Re: "broken capillaries"...

I had few very small broken capillaries around my nose and tried all kinds of creams,lotions and potions.None of them ever helped.Only thing that worked was laser.It is expensive but it's worth it.Other than that only covering it with makeup will do the trick.

 
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