Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias or angioectasias, are not a serious medical condition, however they can look unattractive and cause discomfort in the person affected by them. UNM Vein & Cosmetic Center in Albuquerque, NM can help treat and remove spider veins so you can be proud of your skin again.

What Causes Spider Veins?

There are many different causes that can increase a person’s risk for developing spider veins. Though there is more of a risk for females rather than males to have spider veins, both genders can experience them. Some causes include:
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  • Obesity
  • Menopause
  • Birth Control Pills
  • Abdominal Pressures
  • Medical History of Blood Clots
  • Varicose Veins
  • Limited movement or mobility
  • Standing or sitting (with crossed legs) for long periods of time
  • And others

UNM Vein & Cosmetic Center offers vein screenings for varicose and spider veins which usually are accompanied by one another. At this screening, we will  examine your vein’s health and discuss the various treatment options we can provide that may help your individual circumstances.

Spider Vein Treatment in Albuquerque, NM

If you want to get rid of your unsightly spider veins, visit UNM Vein & Cosmetic Center in Albuquerque, NM. Our board-certified vasculary surgeons will meet with you during a screening and will be at every appointment to provide their expert advice and guidance. Contact us today to learn more about how you can get rid of your spider veins for good.

Call 505-272-8346 to learn about spider veins and their causes at UNM Vein & Cosmetic Center in Albuquerque, NM.