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Thread veins are a common condition that can affect both men and women and are most likely to develop on the face, legs and back – and in some cases on the stomach after pregnancy.

‘Spider veins’, ‘surface veins’ and ‘venous flares’ are other frequent references for this concern, which appear as thin red or purple veins.

They are the result of broken blood vessels that have become dilated and visible in the superficial layer of the skin (dermis).

Around 80% of adults develop thread veins which may appear as a lone strand or as a cluster, much like the appearance of a spider’s web. Stress or trauma to the skin is most likely to be the cause, as is exposure to the sun and the condition Rosacea – a characteristic that is symptomatic of this skin condition and often sees thread veins appear on the cheeks, nose and occasionally the chin.

This condition is usually found to be harmless, but may grow in size and volume as time passes. For thread veins that develop through Rosacea, their presence can become permanent if the concern is left untreated.

Thread veins can cause the affected person to feel some degree of embarrassment or self-consciousness at their appearance, especially if they are particularly noticeable to others.

At Ambra Aesthetic Clinic the appearance of thread veins can be reduced through the use of Obagi medical grade skin products, which help to restore a healthy condition to the skin, as well as Thermavein – a treatment that uses a thermo-coagulation device to remove the thread vein(s).

A bespoke treatment plan can achieve successful results in helping to erase the appearance of thread veins. You can regain any lost confidence when your skin can once again look clear and evenly toned.

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Used Dr Maryam McMillan for a few years now. She is AMAZING. Would not trust anyone else with my face now. So happy. Feel the most confident I’ve ever felt. Prices are good and service even better x

Five stars Callie Jayne 5 months ago

I went to see Dr McMillan for the first time about a year ago so she could revise some badly done under eye filler NOT DONE BY DR MCMILLAN, and she’s done the most fantastic job i had terrible anxiety from the previous injector and was very nervous, I did so much research but decided to go ahead with Dr McMillan as she was so reassuring and honest with it all

Five stars Mel 5 months ago

Having visited many clinics across the world, Ambra Aesthetic provides the highest in skin care. The staff are incredibly professional & knowledgeable. They always tailor the treatments according to your skin type. They are the best.

Five stars Alice Katz 2 months ago

I would highly recommend Maryam and her team at Ambra Aesthetic clinic, my husband had dental treatment with straightening and whitening of his teeth and the results are amazing. I have also had various treatments and we are both very pleased with the service, kindness shown and professionalism. Thank you Ambra. See you soon.

Five stars Liza Pluto 2 months ago

Ambra Aesthetics are the place to go to for professional, friendly service. You don’t need to go to Harley Street. Dr M and her team are all experts and really take care of you giving the best treatments and advice. Sam on the front desk is a dream. In lots of places the staff can look scary from doing too much but Ambra you can tell it’s all about discrete subtle tweakments. . Don’t hesitate to go!

Five stars Dan 2 months ago

Such friendly, professional service! Dr Maryam is brilliant and everyone at the clinic is so helpful. Ambra is excellent at Profilho, dermal fillers and Hydrafacial. It is like a top Central London aesthetic clinic on your doorstep – only with easy parking and lovely people!

Five stars Sue Cipin 2 months ago