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Skin Discoloration

Desert West Vein & Surgery Center
Dr. Atur Kasha, DO
Skin Discoloration in El Paso, TX

If you notice skin discoloration, it could be the sign of a vascular disorder requiring treatment. At Desert West Vein & Surgery Center in El Paso, Texas, board-certified general surgeon Atur Kasha, DO, and his expert team offer numerous treatments to eliminate unsightly veins or other vascular problems and your risk of complications. Schedule an appointment with the experts at Desert West Vein & Surgery Center at the first sign of skin discoloration.

What is skin discoloration?

Veins carry blood from your legs and other parts of your body back to your heart, and skin discoloration in your legs could be the sign of a vascular disorder.

With the discoloration, you might also notice leg swelling, pain, varicose or spider veins, and other unusual skin changes. Seeking treatment can offer you symptom relief.

What causes skin discoloration?

If you experience skin discoloration, it might be because of the following vein disorders:

Chronic venous insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency happens when venous valves or walls don’t work as they should, making blood returning from your legs to your heart difficult.

Superficial venous thrombosis

Superficial venous thrombosis is a type of blood clot present just under the skin. It might cause skin discoloration or varicose veins and associated discomfort.

Varicose and spider veins

Spider veins are smaller versions of varicose veins, which are bulging or visible veins that don’t function as they’re designed.

Peripheral artery disease (PAD)

PAD is a circulatory disorder in which narrow arteries reduce blood flow to your legs, causing unpleasant or dangerous symptoms.

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Deep vein thrombosis happens when a blood clot forms in certain deep veins within your body. It can become a serious problem if blood clots break off.

How does my provider diagnose the cause of skin discoloration?

To diagnose the cause of skin discoloration and develop a treatment plan, Dr. Kasha checks your medical history and symptoms.

He examines your skin and might recommend a vascular ultrasound to detect problems with veins in your legs.

What are my treatment options for skin discoloration?

The skin discoloration treatment right for you depends on its cause. Dr. Kasha at Desert West Vein & Surgery Center might recommend:

  • VenaSeal™
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Regular exercise
  • Healthy diet
  • Weight loss
  • Compression stockings
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Medications
  • Minor surgical procedures

Dr. Kasha and his team personalize each vein treatment to best match your needs, overall health, and desired outcome to improve skin coloration and reduce your risk of complications.

At the first sign of skin discoloration, schedule an appointment with the experts at Desert West Vein & Surgery Center by phone or online for an evaluation. 

1600 Medical Center Drive
Suite 120
El Paso,TX


Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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1860 Dean Martin
Suite 103
El Paso,TX


Monday By appointment only

Tuesday By appointment only

Wednesday By appointment only
Thursday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday By appointment only
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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