“Work used to be tiring and my legs would ache and swell. Now I have more energy and no longer have pain and swelling in my legs after work.”
– T. A.
WHAT are Spider Veins?
Spider veins are small blood vessels that twist and turn. They can appear red, blue, or purple. Spider veins are easily visible through the skin, and most commonly appear on the legs and face.
- Localized Pain
What causes Spider Veins?
Spider veins are often the result of underlying venous insufficiency. However, they can also be caused by a genetic predisposition, sedentary occupation, obesity, hormonal influences of pregnancy, puberty, menopause, the use of birth control pills, hormonal replacement, or a history of blood clots.
DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENTS
Treatment options include sclerotherapy, intense pulsed light (IPL), and laser treatments. Identifying and treating underlying causes such as vein disease, obesity, or hormonal influence may be beneficial in achieving optimal outcomes.