AccuVein Bruise Prevention
Cosmetic Injections can cause a bruise, no matter how careful or experienced a physician is. Why? Because until now there was never a way to see “beneath the skin” to avoid nipping a blood vessel. The face is incredibly vascular – that’s the primary reason the face bruises so easily.
Seeing the vessels BEFORE we inject
When we can see the vessels and avoid them, the potential for that accidental bruise goes WAY down. Before AccuVein, any injector was essentially operating blind – and even with precision knowledge of facial vein anatomy, every single person’s vein map is different.
How does the AccuVein work?
Hemoglobin in the blood absorbs infrared light. When the device is held above the skin, veins appear noticeably different than the surrounding tissue. The vasculature shows up clearly on the skin’s surface, aiding in vein location for access and avoidance.
Does using AccuVein hurt?
Absolutely not. The device never touches your skin. Our medical assistant simply focuses the beam on the area to be injected and the veins instantly and clearly become obvious.
What other procedures do the doctors use AccuVein?
At Chicago Skin Clinic, we love using Accuvein for injectable fillers, Botox and Xeomin injections, and even routine blood draws!
If you would like to learn more about the AccuVein – Bruise Prevention Device, please call our office at (773) 286-8111 today to schedule a consultation. We look forward to seeing you!