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Dr. Robert Cutchen Albuquerque & Santa Fe

Meet Dr. Robert Cutchen

In 2009, Dr. Cutchen founded Albuquerque Vein & Laser Institute, a clinic dedicated solely to the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. His goal was to provide the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options all in the comfort of his office without the need for hospitalization. Our goal is to treat every patient the way we ourselves would hope to be treated.

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Vein Treatments Albuquerque & Santa Fe

Vein Treatments

We provide our patients with the most advanced and comprehensive vein treatments. See the difference between before and after.

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Aesthetic Treatments Albuquerque & Santa Fe

Aesthetic Treatments

We utilize the power of advanced laser technology to treat a multitude of cosmetic concerns. See what a difference our treatments can make.

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Patient Resources Albuquerque & Santa FeDo you have a question?

Discover our FAQ pages to find your answers. If you still have a question, please call us at (505) 848-8346 and we will be happy to assist you.

Are Varicose Veins Genetic?

A number of patients who come to see me about their varicose veins at Albuquerque Vein & Laser Institute mention that their mothers suffered with large, painful varicose veins and want to know if the condition was inherited.

Heredity is the number one factor in varicose vein development, but it’s often not the exclusive cause. Varicose veins are slightly more common in women than men, and among women, every pregnancy worsens varicose veins.

Jobs with significant standing are probably the next highest risk factor. We see lots of nurses, teachers, hair dressers, etc. Trauma to the leg can also play a role in the development of varicose veins.

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Simply fill out the form on this page, and one of our highly trained staff members at Albuquerque Vein & Laser Institute will reach out to your promptly to schedule your appointment.

When it comes to preventing varicose veins, there is no magic solution, but I encourage people to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle.
Walking is one of the best exercises for your veins, as it utilizes your leg muscles to pump blood up the veins and out of the legs. Compression stockings can also be beneficial, especially for people who do lots of standing.

Take the Next Step

If you are ready to treat your varicose veins, then it’s time to take the next step by calling our trusted staff at Albuquerque Vein & Laser Institute at 505-848-VEIN or fill out the form on this page and one of our staff members will reach out to you promptly.

Albuquerque Vein & Laser Institute is located in the Journal Center area of Albuquerque and proudly serves vein patients throughout the entire Albuquerque area, as well as Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Santa Rosa, Los Lunas, and other areas throughout New Mexico.

**This blog provides general information and discussion about medicine, health, and related subjects. The words and other content provided in this blog, and in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. If the reader or any other person has a medical concern, he or she should consult with an appropriately licensed physician.

** This blog provides general information and discussion about medicine, health, and related subjects. The words and other content provided in this blog, and in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. If the reader or any other person has a medical concern, he or she should consult with an appropriately licensed physician.

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