Shiny, Cracked or Discolored Skin

If you struggle with discoloration in your legs or notice that your skin is shiny or cracked, it might be because of peripheral artery disease (PAD) or chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). These conditions affect the blood flow in your legs, which can result in skin appearance changes. 

Texas Vein & Wellness Institute can address these symptoms with an array of state-of-the-art treatments.

What Is Shiny, Cracked or Discolored Skin?

PAD and CVI restrict blood circulation to your legs. Your blood carries crucial nutrients and oxygen, and when your legs are deprived of these essentials, your skin’s appearance can change.

What Causes My Legs to Turn Purple?

PAD causes discoloration due to bursting blood vessels and insufficient nutrients. You might notice reddish, blue or purple discoloration on your legs. You could also struggle with hyperpigmentation due to an inadequate supply of oxygen and nutrients. 

CVI also causes skin color changes due to blood pooling in the legs. Pooling can cause discoloration of feet and ankles when tiny capillaries swell as small orange-brown spots can appear on your skin. When these capillaries burst, your coloration might turn red or brown. 

What Causes Shiny and Cracked Skin? 

Because your legs receive insufficient nutrients and oxygen due to CVI or PAD, your skin can change, becoming shiny, glossy and glassy. Oxygen-depleted skin might also crack. 

Texas Vein & Wellness Institute Skin Treatment Options

The Texas Vein & Wellness Institute offers industry-leading treatment for PAD and CVI. We treat these conditions to minimize symptoms like shiny, cracked and discolored skin. We also provide treatment solely to improve your legs’ aesthetics. 

Our team mainly offers modern, minimally invasive procedures for fast recovery. Our board-certified physicians back their advanced treatments with personable care —  you will feel seen and heard. 

We offer the following treatments for PAD to increase blood flow:

These treatments for CVI can reroute blood flow to healthier veins:

We target varicose veins with the following treatments:

We also treat veins hidden beneath thicker skin with ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy

Trust Texas Vein & Wellness Institute to Treat Shiny, Cracked or Discolored Skin

When you rely on Texas Vein & Wellness Institute to improve your health, we will provide you with:

  • An expert medical team: Our skilled physicians have executed over 10,000 PAD and CVI procedures. At Texas Vein & Wellness Institute, your blood vessel health is in skilled hands. 
  • Treatment options: Texas Vein & Wellness Institute offers various treatment options. Your physician will carefully explain our numerous procedures, allowing you to choose a treatment option that best suits you. 
  • Compassionate care: At Texas Vein & Wellness Institute, we deeply understand how PAD and CVI symptoms affect your daily life. We are here to offer relief and help better your health with the most compassionate care. 

Choose the Experts 

Texas Vein & Wellness Institute has been helping patients find relief from PAD and CVI symptoms since 2013. As a mature medical provider, we offer tried and tested solutions that show results — we have an impressive list of happy patients to prove it. Take the next step toward better blood vessel health by booking an initial consultation.

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