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facial spider veins on children

My 9 yr old daughter has a spidervein on her upper facial cheek, what is the recommended treatment?  Laser or cautery, what is the scarring possibilities?
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Girls aged between five and nine are usually more susceptible to spider  veins. These are superficial blood vessel or a cluster of blood vessels that can appear following trauma or injury, or sometimes for no apparent reason.  Confirm diagnosis first with your doctor, discuss possible treatment suited for her and ask for a referral. Pulse dye laser treatment is usually more effective than other treatments such as cautery and liquid nitrogen treatment. The alternatives have greater risk of side effects. Take care and best regards.
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