How to Prevent Varicose and Spider Veins

  • By Ramtin Massoudi
  • 23 Mar, 2017
When you’re looking for vein treatment in and around Beverly Hills, Encino, Irvine, and Glendale, CA, we at Aluna Vein Centers strive to be your premier choice. With our comprehensive selection of vein treatments , we’re capable of diminishing the appearance of any unsightly veins. While our treatments are successful at getting rid of these types of veins, commonly referred to as varicose veins and spider veins , the best form of treatment (like all other problems) is by simply preventing them from appearing in the first place.

 What Are Varicose and Spider Veins?

Varicose veins are enlarged veins that are often swollen, bulging, and raised above the surface of the skin. These veins can be blue, red, or even flesh-colored. They’re frequently found on a person’s calves, thighs, and insides of the legs. They form from a condition known as venous insufficiency, where the valves inside the vein don’t work properly.

Spider veins are smaller versions of varicose veins that are found closer to the skin. Their tendency to look like spider webs with their short, jagged lines is what got them their name. Like varicose veins, they’re usually red or blue and found on the legs, though sometimes they can even pop up on a person’s face.

How to Prevent Varicose and Spider Veins

While not all varicose and spider veins can be prevented, there are a variety of things you can do to help reduce your chances of getting them. We recommend following these tips:

  • Exercise regularly to improve the circulation in your legs.
  • Don’t place too much pressure on your legs.
  • Don’t stand or sit for too long at a time.
  • Avoid wearing tight clothing that can constrict the blood flow in your legs.
  • Wear sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun.
  • Eat a low-salt diet that’s rich in high-fiber foods.

Contact Aluna Vein Centers Today!

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us . If you’re interested in any of our services, we encourage you to give us a call at 855.4.DR.VEIN or fill out our online form so that you can schedule a free vein screening. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
By Ramtin Massoudi 23 Mar, 2017
When you’re looking for vein treatment in and around Beverly Hills, Encino, Irvine, and Glendale, CA, we at Aluna Vein Centers strive to be your premier choice. With our comprehensive selection of vein treatments , we’re capable of diminishing the appearance of any unsightly veins. While our treatments are successful at getting rid of these types of veins, commonly referred to as varicose veins and spider veins , the best form of treatment (like all other problems) is by simply preventing them from appearing in the first place.
By Ramtin Massoudi 16 Aug, 2016
At Aluna Vein Centers, we're passionate about helping our patients reclaim youthful, fresh, and vibrant skin, and we believe everyone deserves to love the look and feel of their whole body. That's why we provide a variety of high-quality cosmetic treatments to help our patients achieve radiant skin – and Botox is one of the most popular treatments we provide. But while Botox has seen a surge in popularity over the past decade, there are many misunderstandings about what it is, how it works, and what it's best used for. Let's take a look at this treatment to try and better understand the science and practice of Botox.

Competing Muscles

To understand how Botox works, we first have to understand what causes wrinkles in the first place. As we age, the small muscles under our skin can develop chronic tension, causing them to pull and push in opposite directions. This chronic pulling can cause creases, permanent wrinkles, and fine lines to appear on the face and body. Botox works by relaxing these muscles, helping to restore a smooth, natural appearance to the skin. It's not the right treatment for every condition, but for many instances of wrinkles in the face, Botox lets us rejuvenate the muscles and revive a healthy, naturally youthful appearance.

Common Botox Procedures

So where does Botox shine? Some of the most common areas we treat with Botox include:

  • The Glabella Area (between the eyebrows): Eyebrows are critical to our facial expressions, but their movement over the years can cause vertical lines to appear between them. We can use Botox, in combination with a collagen-based filler, to smooth out these lines.
  • Crow's Feet: Crow's feet, the lines at the outside corners of the eyes, are a common symptom of aging - but Botox can help to smooth them out and restore a youthful appearance to the eyes.
  • Fine Lines: Botox is also commonly used to treat fine lines in the face, helping to calm down overactive muscles and smooth out the lines. 
Contact Your Beverly Hills, CA Botox Doctors

Botox is a versatile procedure, and while these areas are some of the most commonly treated, it certainly doesn't stop there! To find out how Botox can help you achieve healthy, beautiful skin, just call us at 855-437-8346, find out more about our cosmetic treatments , or reach out to us at our contact page . We can't wait to hear from you, and we'll see you back at this blog for more tips and info on keeping your skin gorgeous!
By Ramtin Massoudi 27 Jun, 2016
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