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Cosmetic Procedures for Surface Vein Treatment

Cosmetic Procedures for Surface Vein Treatment

Posted on August 31, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Rivard


Are you self conscious about veins that lie near the surface of your skin? Do you wish to seek information from a specialist? Surface veins i.e. spider veins are reoccurring problems individuals have with aging, heredity, and in some cases hormonal changes. According to American College of Phlebology, spider veins affect nearly one in three women and one in five men. Although, spider veins are a common condition, cosmetically speaking, they are an eye sore, and can easily be treated with noninvasive procedures depending on your circumstance.

Causes of Spider Veins 

Spider veins occur due to the stretching of veins that lie near the surface of the skin. Once the veins become stretched, they contain extra amounts of blood, which makes them more visible. Because spider veins may not always be solely a cosmetic concern, there is always the possibility that there are underlying conditions affecting your circulation.

An ultrasound may be performed at your initial consult to ensure your spider veins are simply a cosmetic issue. Visual Sclerotherapy, with the use of a vein light or magnifying lens, is a procedure performed to treat spider veins.


Why Patients Opt For Cosmetic Vein Treatment

  • Improving appearance of legs
  • Comfort and confidence when wearing shorts or a swim suit
  • Discovering new confidence
  • May improve self-esteem

Do you think you would be a candidate for a comprehensive appointment with a vein specialist? Do you struggle with wanting to feel and look like you have beautiful legs again? These are all appropriate reasons to seek cosmetic vein treatment. There are several great options for unsightly veins. A board certified varicose vein specialist can find aesthetic procedures to fit your specific needs.


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Our Philosophy. Find a Board Certified Venous and Lymphatic Doctor.

At Illinois Vein Specialists, we understand that seeking proper care is just as important to you as it is for us.  That is why we focus only on treating varicose and spider veins and provide the most advanced and effective treatments available today.  We treat patients from Buffalo Grove, Cary, Elgin, Algonquin, Palatine, Vernon Hills, Crystal Lake, Hoffman Estates, Lake Zurich, Fox River Grove, Mundelein, Grayslake, Wauconda, Chicago, and all areas of Barrington, Illinois. We understand that when you choose a doctor you want to go to someone you know, like and trust, and honestly so do we. We know that patients come to us most often from satisfied patient referrals, but we encourage you to do your own homework and ask around. In the end no matter where you live or who you decide to have treat your varicose or spider veins find someone who focuses only on diagnosing and treating varicose and spider veins -- find a Board Certified Venous and Lymphatic Doctor (formerly known as Phlebologist).


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