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- Oct 29, 2021

What Are Vascular Conditions (Redness or visible veins)?

What Are Vascular Conditions (Redness or visible veins)? Vascular conditions refer to conditions that are caused by blood vessels, or the appearance of blood vessels. These may include rosacea, active acne scars, vascular birthmarks, atypical appearance of veins and redness. Types of Vascular Conditions   Rosacea– is a chronic inflammatory skin condition with underlying vascular reactivity that causes flushing and irritating skin. The cause of this condition remained unknown and there is no specific cure for such condition. Rosacea tend to present with broken capillaries over the cheeks and redness over the Tzone, enlarged pores with acne and oily proned skin as well. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation refers to discoloration in response to injuries to the skin. This may be due to physical injuries, sunburns, infections and inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and acne. These may range from white to pink, red and brown, such as the redness left behind by an active acne breakout. Atypical Vein Appearance refers to veins showing through the skin. These form when the blood vessels weaken or when blood pools in the veins for other reasons. Spider veins or Spider Angiomas refer to red patches of dilated capillaries that have a distinctive spiderweb pattern, usually with one central dilated capillary and other slimmer capillaries branching off. Vascular Birthmarks are caused by extra blood vessels clumping together, resulting in discolouration. The most commonly seen vascular birthmarks are Port-wine birthmarks, also known as Naevus flammeus. It is caused by abnormal formations of blood vessels under the