Prolonged sun exposure, aging, trauma and hereditary factors can cause blood vessels in the face to become dilated and more visible. Facial blood vessels are commonly seen above the neckline in areas around the nose, cheeks. Generalized redness is also a result of dilated blood vessels, but the appearance is more of a general redness than an obvious blood vessel vessels. The most commonly affected areas are the nose, forehead, and cheeks. Generalized redness may be hereditary and is often associated with rosacea or the consumption of alcohol.

It is a myth that facial veins are caused by drinking alcohol. Many patients feel that these facial veins distract from their natural beauty and this affects their self-confidence.  Modern dermatology has developed the following techniques to decrease or remove unwanted facial veins and redness and help to restore confidence in your appearance.