Medical Review By: Ronald Bush, MD Everyone wants attractive, young-looking hands, but bulging hand veins can get in the way. “While anyone can develop bulging veins in their hands, women are more likely to seek treatment because they worry that the veins make their hands appear masculine,” said Ronald Bush, MD, FACS, a board-certified[Read More]
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What Causes Spider Veins?
Medical Review By: John Koziarski, MD Thin, squiggly veins that are visible through the skin can be as mystifying as they are frustrating. What causes spider veins? While there are many risk factors, a common underlying problem is venous insufficiency. In this condition, the valves in the veins become weakened or damaged. Normally, the[Read More]
What to Know about Varicose Veins and Diabetes
Medical Review By: Luke Maj, MD, MHA Does diabetes cause varicose veins? If not, is there a connection between varicose veins and diabetes? It’s true – diabetes can affect the whole body. High blood sugar that builds up in the blood can damage organs and weaken blood vessels. The lining of the blood vessels[Read More]