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FAQs About Facial Veins

Facial Vein Treatment | Houston, TX

When you think of veins the first thing that you probably think of are veins on your legs. However, because veins cover your entire body, they can be visible virtually anywhere including your face. So what are face veins and what is there for you to know about them? This article will take a closer look at a few things for you. Ready to learn more?Read on. 

What Are Facial Veins? 

Spider veins are the most common type of facial veins and usually appear on the cheeks on the face in small clusters. The good news about spider veins is that they don’t’ feel like anything at all; in fact, they are pain free. 

Are Telangiectasias and Spider Veins the Same thing? 

One of the questions that we get asked about is whether or not telangiectasia and spider veins are the same thing, and yes, they are. In fact, when spider veins appear on the face, that’s when we most commonly refer to them as telangiectasias. 

What Are they Caused By? 

Typically, spider veins are caused by: 

  • Varicose veins
  • Aging
  • Heredity
  • Pregnancy,
  • Occupations with prolonged standing
  • Sun damage 
  • Excessive alcohol consumption

If you want to learn a little bit more about facial veins and how you can get rid of them, contact our Houston office today and call us at 713.349.8346 (VEIN).

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