Varicose and Spider Vein
Varicose veins are swollen veins that typically have a blue or dark purple appearance. Often times, the veins are twisted and they are bulging out from the skin. Varicose veins are usually found in the legs, but they can happen in other parts of your body as well. For some people, varicose veins are mild, cosmetic flaws. Spider veins are often confused with Varicose Veins, but there are several differences between the two. Spider veins are much closer to the skin surface than varicose veins. Additionally, they are typically red or blue in color. The reason they are called spider veins is that the veins are often jagged and spread apart like a spider web.
Typically, spider veins are found on the leg, but they can occasionally occur in other areas like the face. Other factors contributing to the creation of spider veins include the following: heredity, sun exposure, lifestyle conditions, pregnancy, extended periods of standing or sitting, and weight gain.
Laser Vein Removal
Spider vein removal is a new Laser is design to eliminate swollen, puffy veins. This procedure is minimally- invasive, pain-free, and allows patients to leave on their own power afterwards. The procedure works by placing the laser in direct contact with the skin surrounding the Spider Vein. The laser comes in to contact with the skin around the varicose vein, the heat causes the vain to shrink up. After several laser vain removal sessions, the vein completely shrinks and becomes invisible. Blood flow is then redirected to healthier veins to ensure circulation remains unaffected.