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Clone tool: brush the neighbouring pixels onto the veins. for horizontal veins use pixels under them, for verticals you the pixels to the side. making sure you dont brush on the edge of the eyes. You can create a separate layer, smooth it and mask it onto the veins. Here [left] clone [right] mask smooth smooth is a bit unnatural unless you do a bit of ...
Another approach: after reading about wavelet decomposition (in my case, using Gimp and plugins) I just loved the technique to do that kind of job. Here's the result of a 50 sec. work, without worrying too much. Depending on what you would use that zoomed picture for, I'd just paint with some white over it. Update: In general I never liked retouched ...
Personally, I generally use a very soft clone brush from right next to where the line is. If you feather it in properly and mix where you are pulling from between the two sides of a vein, you can usually clean them away with out the alterations being noticeable.
Use replace Color or selective color and make sure you set your History settings to allow non-linear history. Adjust to remove the red by lowering saturation and increasing luminance in the reds until your veins disappear. Surely you have now whacked the rest of the image, but no worries, just place the history brush on the current history state and back ...
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