When your veins, especially the veins in the legs and ankles, become weak and fail to maintain proper circulation up the legs and back to the heart, it can lead to cosmetic issues. It can occur even before varicose veins appear beneath the surface of the skin. If you feel itching or aching in your legs and your skin starts to turn red in certain areas, you may be dealing with vein issues that require professional vein detection and treatment in order to be properly addressed. If you are dealing with spider veins on your legs and/or facial veins, you may want to consider a consultation with our vein specialist in Tempe or Scottsdale. We can perform tests for vein detection and create a customized treatment plan for you.
During the consultation, you may be asked about your symptoms and any pain you experience. An ultrasound may be recommended for vein detection. This test will check your blood flow. It is a non-invasive diagnostic test that uses high frequency sound waves to measure the flow of blood in your veins.
Spider veins appear on the legs of many adults. While heredity is the most common cause, they may develop because of lifestyle habits and other factors. Obesity may cause venous insufficiency because it puts pressure on the heart and veins which overwork and become weak, allowing the blood to build up in the veins.
Standing or sitting for long periods every day can also make veins weak. If you need to stand for long periods for your job, it may be important to sit with your feet raised for a few minutes throughout the day to make sure the blood is moving up your legs. If you sit for long periods, you may want to get up and walk around for five or 10 minutes every hour to keep your circulation moving.
If our specialist detects any spider veins, you will have several treatment options. We have seen great results with laser treatment, but the right treatment for you will depend on a variety of factors. Whether you are dealing with cosmetic issues or problematic symptoms due to your spider veins or facial veins, you may want to consider vein detection and treatment at Perfect Skin Center in Tempe or Scottsdale to avoid serious problems in your future, as well as improve your overall appearance and self-esteem. Contact us today to schedule a consultation to learn more!