Your veins, arteries, and capillaries work to provide your body with the essential nourishment it needs to perform each and every day. Unfortunately, damages can occur, and the result is varicose veins or spider veins. When this happens, it’s important to seek treatment to ensure that your body is healthy, and you avoid serious complications. While not everyone is excited about treatment, it’s not nearly as bad as you’d think. Here are 9 common misconceptions about vein treatment.
Telangiectasias, more commonly referred to as Spider Veins, are small blue and purple veins that appear near the surface of one's skin. They generally appear on the face around the nose, and on the legs near or around the knee, upper thigh and ankles. Common causes of spider veins are family history, trauma due to sport related injuries, pregnancy and the release of hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, and prolonged periods of standing.