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Why does hyperpigmentation occur after sclerotherapy?

Why does hyperpigmentation occur after sclerotherapy?

Hyperpigmentation is a darkening of the skin. It is a symptom of conditions in several different regions of the body. There are a couple of reasons why it is relevant to varicose veins, healing from sclerotherapy and a symptom of serious venous disease. It might look like a light brown discolouration or a dark shadow near the area of the vein.

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Will spider veins go away?

Will spider veins go away?

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’.

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Does crossing your legs give you varicose veins?

Does crossing your legs give you varicose veins?

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.

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Do varicose veins return after medical treatment?

Do varicose veins return after medical treatment?

For thousands of Australians suffering the symptoms of varicose veins, the consideration to undergo medical treatment is often at the forefront of their minds. But if you decide to undergo these types of treatments, is it a permanent fix for your varicose veins? Will varicose veins come back? To answer this, we need to look at the treatments and their effects in a little more detail.

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Get Rid of Cankles With Liposuction

Get Rid of Cankles With Liposuction

What are cankles? If your ankles are swollen, overlarge, or seem to merge with your calves rather than being clearly defined, you may know them as 'cankles'. This term describes the appearance the lower leg has when there is excess fatty tissue below the knee. To help...

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