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Albuquerque Vein and Laser Institute Blog 2017-12-19T08:38:09+00:00

Can Vein Removal Be Healthy?

The words “spider veins” and “varicose veins” can cause just about anyone to shudder. No one wants to walk around in shorts or skirts and have a network of veins looking like a road map on our legs. But, is vein removal a healthy, necessary medical treatment or just cosmetic? Let’s take a look! View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary [...]

What’s the Difference Between Varicose Veins and Spider Veins?

Although patients often use the terms spider veins and varicose veins interchangeably, these are two separate issues that affect the health of your venous system differently. Spider veins and varicose veins are similar in that they are both unsightly AND easily treatable. Varicose Veins Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, dilated veins that protrude above the level of the skin. Most frequently found on the legs, they often appear [...]

END OF YEAR VEIN TREATMENT

Although Fall is full of so many fun activities like apple picking, hayrides, Halloween, and Thanksgiving, it’s also a busy time of year in the healthcare industry as patients scramble to schedule medical treatment before their annual deductible renews! So, along with deciding how many bags of Halloween candy to buy, this time of the year is also the best time to consider your Vein Health! Many people neglect [...]

What Causes Varicose Veins to Form?

Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that are commonly seen on the legs. In most cases, they are dark purple or blue in color and often “bulge”,  and if left untreated, they can lead to symptoms such as a heavy feeling in your legs, skin discoloration, swelling, and worsened pain after sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time.   Along with making you feel self-conscious, they can cause a [...]

July 19th, 2019|Varicose Veins|

How Can I Remove Veins on the Face and Nose

Although spider veins are typically seen on the legs, they can also appear on the face and nose. These broken blood vessels on the face, also known as telangiectasias, are enlarged veins that occur just beneath the surface of the skin. These are often caused by the natural aging process, sun damage, trauma to the area, certain skin disorders, such as rosacea or genetics. The good news is that [...]

Why Your Legs May Constantly Be Hurting

Many people walk through their daily lives feeling as though their legs are heavy weights that get harder and harder to move with each step. Others walk around with legs that just ache for no apparent reason. When these people lie down to rest, they may even experience an irresistible urge to move their legs in order to stop uncomfortable sensations in them. Why does this happen and what [...]

May 15th, 2019|Vein Treatment|
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