Posted on September 21, 2011 with No Comments
Spider veins are small dilated blood vessels, their scientific name is telangiectasias. These are the spider veins commonly found on or around the face, but can also appear on the neck area. They can occur naturally or because of some event like rosacea, or a traumatic experience. You will notice the veins they appear as tiny red lines around the nose or face region. There are many causes for spider vein nose telangiectasias.
Along with the rosacea there can sometimes be tiny bumps that look like pimples, these bumps are related directly to the rosacea and are not zits. They can appear after sun, spicy food or adult beverage exposure, usually within just a few hours. The sun plays a huge role in spider veins occurring on the nose and face.
The sun is good for skin in small doses but can be lethal in large quantities, it can cause harm in just a few hours. Sun damage can cause nose veins, loose skin, blemishes and lead to cancer. Major trauma can also cause spider veins such as any king of hard blunt force trauma. Nose veins are not a serious medical conditioner but they are noticeable and embarrassing, good thing they can be easily treated.
They can be treated in many different ways such as by lasering, injections and creams. All of these ways are effective and have there good and bad qualities, so do research before making your final choice. Lasers clot the leaky area and stop the extra blood flow, but on the nose it is dangerous because the skin is thin in that area.
If used incorrectly it will feel like you have a major sun burn on your nose which is no fun. Another form of treatment is salt water injections. These injections use salt water to flush out the problem area and stop the blood flow, one down side in that injections on your nose are very painful and traumatic.
The easiest way to treat the veins is by using a spider vein cream. The cream should contain vitamin k and phytotinine. These active ingredients will help clot the blood flow, strengthen your vein wall and help your body absorb the excess blood. The creams do take longer to work but are much cheaper and pain free.
Getting rid of the nose veins will help you look and feel better instantly. Once they are gone avoid sun on your nose if possible to keep them from coming back.