With summer in full swing and more skin exposed to the warm sun, this is a good time to remind you of the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and how they may relate to spider veins. In fact, July is UV Safety Awareness Month.
Vein-related problems are becoming one of the more common chronic conditions in the United States. And with that, there are many options on how to treat these issues. One non-invasive measure that may be an option for you is using compression therapy.
Spider veins are one of the conditions that often brings patients to the Vein Institute of New Jersey. This vein condition gets its name from the characteristic web-like structure of dilated venules that give the skin a flushed appearance.
Sclerotherapy is just one of a number of ways to eliminate varicose veins and spider veins. The long history of this therapy in the medical community, however, is a testament to its success as a treatment for spider veins.
Lasers have been a popular treatment for many cosmetic procedures over the years, including facial resurfacing and removing hair and tattoos. Lasers also are an effective means for removing the underlying causes of varicose veins, specifically venous insufficiency. Clinical studies have demonstrated that laser[…]