What are telangiectasias?
This therm is used to describe the confluence of several dilated intradermal venules of less than 1 mm in diameter or more simply - dilated blood vessels on the skin surface . Telangiectasia are more cummonly known as spider veins. Their color varies from red to violet - blue. They occur in 15% of men and 25 % of women in the general population. Telangiectasia may occur anywhere throughout the body, but most often - in the legs, and more specifically in the region between the ankle and the knee.
What are the causes of telangiectasia?
There can be different causes for telangiectasia. For starters the telangiektasias are divided into congenital and acquired. The latter can be caused by solar radiation and the increased levels of certain hormones.
A significant number of women have acquired telangiectasias during pregnancy, which in some cases can disappear a few months after birth. The increased levels of estrogen are one of the reasons for the appearance of telangiectasia, and this is why this problem is more common among women.
What causes telangiectasia?
Spider web-looking sructures of varicose veins with a blue, purple or red colour.
What is the recommended treatement?
Dr. Kyuchukov is using a traditional sclerotherapy and dynamic foam sclerotherapy to treat the feeder veins underlying telangiectasias, which show exellent results.
Sclerotherapy is a long-lastig method for treating spider veins causing them to collapse and fade. It differs completely with the methods that are being offered by the beauty salons. The sclerotherapy can only be performed by a vascular surgeon or other vascular specialist. The methods offered by the beauty salons show aesthetic, but not curative effects. If you are looking for a long-term solution without risk of recurrence, you should seek medical treatment.