Successful Treatment of Reticular Blue Veins of the Lower Eyelid by Long-Pulse Nd: YAG – Case Report with 8-Year Follow-Up


  • Alberto Goldman Clinica Goldman, - Plastic Surgery, Porto Alegre/RS
  • Torello Lotti Università Degli Studi "G. Marconi”, Rome
  • Georgi Tchernev Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior (MVR), Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery, Sofia; Onkoderma - Policlinic for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Sofia
  • Uwe Wollina Städtisches Klinikum Dresden, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, 01067 Dresden



, Facial esthetics, Reticular facial veins, Periocular rejuvenation, Nd, YAG laser, Treatment


BACKGROUND: Facial reticular blue veins are of esthetic concern. Most often these veins develop on the lower lids. The safest and most effective way of treatment is by vascular lasers.

CASE REPORT: We report on a successful reticular vein treatment using a long-pulsed 1064 nm Nd: YAG laser. We present a follow-up of 8 years with constant esthetic improvement without unwanted adverse events.

CONCLUSION: There was no relapse demonstrating the efficacy of Nd: YAG laser.


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Goldman A, Lotti T, Tchernev G, Wollina U. Successful Treatment of Reticular Blue Veins of the Lower Eyelid by Long-Pulse Nd: YAG – Case Report with 8-Year Follow-Up. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2017 Dec. 31 [cited 2021 Apr. 11];6(1):58-60. Available from:

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