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Varicose veins are a sign that there is high pressure in the veins. This is called venous insufficiency or venous hypertension.

September 22nd, 2015

Good News for Patients with Ugly Spider Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on September 22, 2015

Spider veins are small clusters of red, blue or purple veins that appear on the calves, thighs and ankles. They usually occur as people age, but in some people spider veins may appear at a young age. No matter what age they appear unsightly spider veins can be a cause of embarrassment and concern, leading to lifestyle or wardrobe changes....

Increased Risk Factors for Varicose and Spider Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on February 11, 2015

No one likes varicose veins. Unfortunately, for some people, getting them is unavoidable. Here, I explore the factors that increase the risk for developing varicose and spider veins and share some tips that may help reduce the risk. What Are Varicose and Spider Veins?  Varicose veins are enlarged veins that are visible and bulge underneath the surface of the skin....

Treatment Options For Rosacea Patients

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on October 30, 2013

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that affects men and women and may be mild and episodic to severe and persistent. Dermatologists commonly treat the disorder by advising patients to avoid the things that seem to trigger outbreaks such as stress, heat, alcohol, and some skin products and cosmetics and by the use of sunscreens and medications to restore...

Stubborn Spider Veins

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on January 21, 2013

Every now and then I come up against stubborn spider veins, those that refuse to fade away as I would expect. I see patients not infrequently who have had multiple treatments for their spider veins with little if any success. This may be a stubborn cluster in one location on the thigh, leg, ankle, or foot or a recalcitrant array...

Spider Vein Treatments

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on April 19, 2012

This time of year I see many women who want to improve the appearance of their legs before summer and warmer weather arrive. Some have not worn shorts for years on account of self consciousness or outright embarrassment over the appearance of their legs. Some women with extensive and dense clusters of spider veinshave aching or burning symptoms occurring when...

Sclerotherapy Or Vein Laser Treatment, Which Is Better For Spider Veins ?

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on May 7, 2011

At Dallas Vein Specialists in the course of seeing numerous patients and treating their spider veins, I am frequently asked the question, “What about LASER?” and “When do you use LASER?”. Little wonder that these questions come up so often and that patients are confused about the options for spider vein treatment, as there is so much talk about lasers....

Inject Veins or Remove Veins? Which?

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on June 14, 2010

Patients frequently are confused about why some leg veins are injected and some are removed. When I evaluate veins from spider veins to large varicosities, there are several considerations going through my mind in addition to the source or cause of the vein problem. SCLEROTHERAPY is the injection of veins with chemicals that damage the inside of the veins. This...

Spider Veins and Sclerotherapy

Written by Dallas Vein Specialists on June 7, 2010

Spider veins are small, 0.1-1.0mm, red to blue veins in the top layer of the skin. They occur with increasing frequency in adults as they age but may be seen in teenagers as well. When seen in younger individuals the pattern of distribution is commonly on the lateral thigh or at the site of prior trauma. Spider veins may be...

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