spider vein

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spider vein

n.
A small, dilated vein visible just beneath the skin.
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According to a new peer-reviewed study published in the International Journal of Angiology, Pycnogenol, a standardized natural plant extract from French maritime pine tree bark, may significantly improve the appearance, swelling and discomfort of pregnancy-induced varicose veins and spider vein clusters.
Spider veins do not have any known useful function and eliminating them will not affect your circulation.
Spider Veins walls are inflamed by the injection of a medical solution using a small syringe.
Now, more than ever, patients are realizing that they don't have to live with spider veins," explains Dr.
Limit sun exposure to prevent spider veins on the face.
For women with under eye bags and puffiness, under eye circles, for those who seek scar coverage instead of surgical correction, and for those who have issues with spider veins and broken capillaries, I have seen a pronounced increase in sales of my Killer Cover[TM] and Orange Masking Creme[TM].
Spider veins are caused by the stretching of some of the veins that lie near the skin surface that were previously too small to be seen.
SPIDER VEINS These are very tiny, permanently dilated veins in the surface of the skin.
A It sounds more like spider veins which are common on the thighs, calves or ankles and usually aren't a health problem.
On May 11, 2012, Refine USA, received clearance for its VeinGogh medical device for lower limb spider veins and telangiectasia from the FDA.
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Dermatologists have achieved a significant success in improving the appearance of ageing hands by using sclerotherapy, a longstanding treatment for spider veins.
Half of all girls will get spider veins at some point and, yes, they can crop up during puberty.