Posted on August 12th, 2022 by Texas Vein & Wellness Institute
Telangiectasia, more commonly known as spider veins, is a condition that causes small superficial blood vessels to appear close to the surface of the skin. It leads to thin lines or patterns that can be either purple, blue or red. Sometimes, the veins will appear either flat or slightly raised. Either way, spider veins often occur on the backside of the calves and thighs.
While telangiectasia is a noticeable condition, it is more of a cosmetic concern than an indicator of something serious.
There are several steps you can take to prevent spider veins. Here are a few ways:
If you are currently dealing with spider veins, most medical professionals will start by recommending conservative treatments. Making lifestyle changes, moving around more throughout the day or wearing compression stockings can help.
Your medical provider can also help you resolve spider veins with options like:
Here at Texas Vein & Wellness Institute, we have the treatments you need to regain your comfort and confidence. Whether you want to prevent more spider veins from forming or treat the ones you have, our team of providers is committed to providing the compassionate and professional care you deserve.
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