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AccuVein to Minimize Bruising and Discomfort

At Springhouse Dermatology, our top priority is to offer patients the best results with as little discomfort as possible. Thankfully, by using AccuVein in our Philadelphia practice, we are able to provide a much higher level of care and patient satisfaction. If you want to find out more about the device and its uses, contact Springhouse Dermatology today!

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What Is AccuVein?

AccuVein is a small device that allows physicians and dermatologists like Dr. Weishar to better locate veins. The device can find veins beneath the skin’s surface without ever touching the patient. It works under both light and dark lighting conditions and is centerline accurate to less than the width of a human hair.

How Does AccuVein Work?

AccuVein is a portable point and click device. To use it, Dr. Weishar will aim the vein finder at the area of the skin you would like treated. From there, AccuVein will show a digital display of the vasculature on the surface of your skin. This will allow Dr. Weishar to see your vein patency to avoid bifurcations. By using AccuVein in our Philadelphia practice, we can provide you with more accuracy during venipuncture procedures, thus minimizing your discomfort.

The Benefits of Using AccuVein in Our Philadelphia Practice

This vein illumination technology comes with its own set of unique benefits. With it, we can:

  • Avoid veins during treatments involving injections
  • Optimize site location
  • Reduce the chance of bruising
  • Minimize downtime

In addition to the above, using AccuVein in our Montgomery County practice shows us the veins in real-time meaning it can adapt if patients move when it is in use.

When Can AccuVein Be Used?

AccuVein is ideal for use with injectables and fillers, some of which include but are not limited to:

The device is an essential tool in avoiding ‘invisible’ veins. These are often the veins that bruise easily and can be found in the:

  • Tear trough
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Lips
  • Lateral canthal region

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AccuVein at Springhouse Dermatology

Using AccuVein in our Philadelphia practice is just one of the additional steps we take to increase patient satisfaction. Thanks to this vein finder, we can now reduce procedure times, bruising, and downtime. To find out more about the device or how Dr. Weishar uses it during her procedures, contact Springhouse Dermatology today!

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Dr. Margo Weishar
Board Certified Dermatologist, Montgomery County