Before we deal with this key question in-depth, it is useful to explain what spider veins are, and how they appear. The official medical term is telangiectasias and other descriptive terms often used are ‘broken capillaries’ or ‘thread veins’.
The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is the leading authority on hair loss treatment globally. The not-for-profit medical organisation represents 1,200 members across the world and aims to ensure that all hair loss treatments and surgeries follow the highest standards of medical practice and ethics.
There is a myth surrounding the uncomfortable protruding veins on the legs that seem to appear almost from nowhere as we age. This myth persistently catches most people out, because they have assumed all their lives that their varicose veins were caused by something they did during their lifetime.
If you’re a devotee of beauty bloggers, follow Instagram influencers, or even just strike up conversations with random ladies in public bathrooms, you’ll know that almost every woman swears by at least one tried and tested beauty hack designed to save them time, simplify their beauty routine and boost their confidence without breaking the bank.
Cosmetic procedures, as with any form of operation, are not without the risk of complications. Therefore, if you’re considering receiving any form of cosmetic surgery, you should learn about the procedure and educate yourself on the associated risks, as well as how to minimise those risks.
Dr Paraskevas of Vein Health Medical Clinic (part of Paras Clinic) was once again honoured to represent the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) and the Australasian College of Phlebology (ACP) at the Annual Sclerotherapy Workshop for ACCS registrars in Melbourne.