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How to Get Rid of Veins on Breasts

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author image Sharin Griffin
Sharin Griffin has been a freelance writer since 2009, specializing in health-related articles. She has worked in the health-care industry as a certified nursing assistant and medical technician. Griffin's medical expertise encompasses bariatrics and geriatric care, with an emphasis on general medicine. She is completing an associate degree in health-care administration from Axia University.
How to Get Rid of Veins on Breasts
Veiny breasts can be diminished through treatment. Photo Credit attractive woman breasts image by Pavel Bernshtam from <a href="http://www.fotolia.com">Fotolia.com</a>

Visible veins in the breasts are generally caused by the breast's rapid expansion during early puberty, pregnancy, and breast augmentation, according to the Vein Treatment Center in New York. The veins are pushed to the surface of the skin and blood flow is increased. Most veins fade after pregnancy is finished or swelling from augmentation subsides, however sometime the veins stay behind as a constant reminder. You may be able to diminish the appearance of the veins with a few simple home treatments.

Step 1

Apply a vitamin K enriched moisturizer to breasts daily. Vitamin K helps in collagen fiber production, helping thicken the skin and maintain artery elasticity according to Thomas E. Radecki, M.D., J.D.

Step 2

Apply a self tanner daily until desired color is obtained. Tanning with a self tanner will hide veins and is safer than tanning through UV exposure. Most self tanners contain vitamin E, which helps the skin retain moisture and fade the bluish tint from the veins.

Step 3

Wear a well supporting bra. Unsupported breasts have an increased blood flow due to gravitational pull. Supporting the breasts will regulate blood flow and cause unsightly breast veins to fade and return to normal positioning in the body.

Step 4

Consider sclerotherapy. During this surgical procedure, medication is intravenously administered into the veins, causing them to shrink and restrict blood flow. This option requires several treatments before veins will completely disappear from view.

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