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 04 Jan, 2018
At Aluna Cosmetic, Laser & Vein Centers, we understand that it can be confusing to choose the right type of dermal filler to improve the appearance of your face. After all, there’s a wide assortment of fillers ranging from fillers designed to add volume to cheeks to fillers that work to erase lines and wrinkles due to aging.
By Ramtin Massoudi 02 Jan, 2018
If you’re like many adults, you may not be pleased with your appearance, whether it’s because you think your lips are too thin or you have some unsightly wrinkles around your mouth or nose you’re ashamed of. Regardless, if you’re considering finding a provider of dermal fillers in Los Angeles to help you improve your looks, you’ll certainly want to know what type of filler is right for you and how long the treatment results last.
By Ramtin Massoudi 27 Nov, 2017
As a very prominent feature on your face, your nose can have a huge impact on both how you look and feel. Many people who could benefit from undergoing surgical nose jobs avoid seeing plastic surgeons because they don’t want to pay the high cost and go through all the pain and recovery that these surgical procedures come with. At Aluna Cosmetic, Laser, and Vein Surgery, we offer non-surgical nose jobs in Beverly Hills , Encino , Irvine , and Glendale . If you’re wondering what a non-surgical nose job is, below is some information we think will help!
By Ramtin Massoudi 27 Nov, 2017
Today, with so many effective and safe, non-surgical cosmetic procedures available to improve appearance, it’s no longer necessary to go through a complicated, risky and costly surgical procedure to enhance how you look and feel! At Aluna Cosmetic, Laser, and Vein Surgery, we offer a wide array of non-invasive, non-surgical cosmetic procedures in Irvine and throughout the entire Southern California area. Our goal is to help our patients easily, safely, and conveniently look their absolute best!
By Ramtin Massoudi 29 Sep, 2017
Of all the non-surgical cosmetic procedures we offer at Aluna Cosmetic, Laser & Vein Centers, the IPL facial is among the most popular, for many good reasons! If you’re unhappy with what you see when you look in the mirror because you have skin imperfections like broken capillaries, freckles, or dark spots, there’s no need to despair because you can easily achieve the more attractive skin you want with an IPL facial in Encino.
By Ramtin Massoudi 30 Aug, 2017
Many of the patients we see at Aluna Vein Centers visit us for Beverly Hills varicose and spider vein treatment. Some people think that spider veins and varicose veins are the same thing. However, spider veins and varicose veins are two different conditions with each requiring a different treatment approach.
By Ramtin Massoudi 30 Aug, 2017
As a Southern California vein specialist who provides cosmetic, laser and vein treatment in Encino, Beverly Hills, Irvine & Glendale, Dr. Massoudi has successfully completed thousands of varicose vein procedures. While anyone can be affected by varicose veins, pregnant women are especially prone to developing these raised, swollen veins that bulge near the surface of the skin. These unsightly blue or purple and sometimes squiggly veins are most likely to show up on the legs, although they can also appear elsewhere on the lower body.
By Ramtin Massoudi 20 Jun, 2017
At Aluna Vein Centers, we’re proud to be your premier choice when you’re looking for a Beverly Hills varicose vein doctor. As your trusted vein specialist, we’re not only capable of providing you with the vein treatments needed to treat vein conditions such as varicose veins – we’re also here to help advise and educate you on them. After all, it’s important to be aware of things like early warning signs and symptoms so that you can make the best decision in regards to your health. Unfortunately, much of what people think they know about varicose veins happens to be more myth than reality. We’re here to help distinguish between the two and we’ll start by debunking several of the most commonly held myths about varicose veins.
By Ramtin Massoudi 15 Jun, 2017
Looking for a way to get rid of fine lines, wrinkles and/or acne scars without having to endure extensive cosmetic procedures? Then you should know about Bellafill , an FDA-approved treatment for the correction of smile lines and acne scars that is very safe and effective for improving the appearance of these imperfections. With no timedown, Bellafill is the only dermal filler proven to last through five years after treatment.

At Aluna Vein Centers, we believe that everyone deserves to have beautiful, youthful and vibrant skin! That’s why we offer a wide variety of non-surgical cosmetic procedures to help our patients achieve youthful looking, radiant skin. We’re excited to offer Bellafill injectable filler to people with acne scars and wrinkles.
By Ramtin Massoudi 01 Jun, 2017
Varicose veins are enlarged veins that are often swollen, bulging and raised above the surface of the skin. These veins are often found on the calves, thighs and inside of the legs. In addition to being unsightly, varicose veins can also cause pain, aching, cramping, burning, itching and numbness.

At Aluna Vein Centers, we offer free vein screenings to new patients at our numerous offices located in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Encino, and Irvine, CA. Like with most medical problems, knowing your risk factors for varicose veins can help you avoid getting these veins in the first place. Below is some information on varicose vein prevention and the most common risk factors associated with these problematic veins.
More Posts
Share by: