Category Archives: Spider Vein Treatment

What Are Spider Veins?

Spider veins are small visible veins that can occur throughout the body but appear most commonly on the legs. Also visible are reticular veins that feed blood to the spider veins. While usually painless, these small veins are a concern because of their appearance. Fortunately they can be easily and safely treated. The best treatment for...
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These small veins visible just under the skin are usually a cosmetic concern and therefore did not covered by insurance. After ensuring your medical vein disease has been treated adequately we can address spider veins with sclerotherapy injections which is the technique to eliminate these from under the skin. Some patients have only spider veins and can therefore proceed directly to the cosmetic treatment if there are no other vein problems. This technique and the timing of spider vein treatment will be discussed in more detail on your initial visit.