Why Winter Is the Best Season to Treat Unsightly Veins
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Published on January 22, 2020

Why Winter Is the Best Season to Treat Unsightly Veins

If you have unsightly veins in your legs and want to avoid wearing cover ups to the beach next year, it is important to know that winter is the best time to get your veins treated.

Here’s why:

  1. Skin - It is more difficult to treat veins when your skin is tanned. This is because tanning makes skin less elastic, alters its normal pigmentation and zaps moisture out of it. Winter weather makes it easier to avoid direct sunlight exposure a week before and after your appointment, which is highly recommended for optimal results.
  2. Clothing - Winter is the perfect time to bundle up and protect your skin from the sun. It is also the most convenient season to wear compression stockings, which you are advised to wear before and after treatment. These not only provide an extra layer of warmth, but also help improve blood flow which is critical during vein treatments.
  3. Downtime - Winter is a less active season allowing you to rest up and closely monitor your progress. Even though this is an outpatient procedure, you still should give your body enough time to appropriately heal after a treatment.

According to the experts at the Bronson Vein Clinic, tending to your vein issues now will give you plenty of time to get your legs summertime ready.

The Bronson Vein Clinic is specifically designed for the diagnosis and treatment of vein disease. Whether your vein problem is medical or cosmetic, you’ll receive comprehensive vascular care. Our service includes screening as well as testing and evaluation to identify the type of treatment that is right for you.

Need more information? Give us a call at (269) 341-7333 or visit bronsonhealth.com/veins.

The Bronson Heart & Vascular team is committed to heart and vascular disease prevention, and sharing easy steps you can take to live a healthier life. Looking for a Bronson doctor to help you? For a complete list of providers at Bronson, visit bronsonhealth.com/find-a-doctor or call Bronson HealthAnswers at (269) 341-7723.

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