Update as of 4 November: As a CQC registered medical clinic we remain open and will support patients during the current lockdown. Please note additional restrictions will be in place when visiting the clinic and ask that you adhere to all requests made by our staff. This is to ensure the safety of everyone.
Telangiectasias are broken or dilated blood vessels that appear as tiny thread-like veins just beneath the surface of the skin. Telangiectasias often appears as a red, purple, or pink lines which can be triggered by things like sun exposure, alcohol consumption, smoking tobacco, medications, steroid therapy, or pregnancy. The triggers all affect blood flow and can cause or increase telangiectasia. The most common location for telangiectasias to appear is on the side of the nose.