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Spider Vein Removal

Spider veins or Varicose veins are large, raised swollen blood vessels that twist and turn under the skin. These veins are commonly developed in the legs and can be seen through the skin creating an undesirable appearance. They vary in size and color ranging from red, purple and blue.

What Causes Spider Veins?

A handful of reasons causes spider veins. While the side effect is something most wish to get rid of quickly, it can be a symptom of something more severe. Causes of Spider veins include:


  • Birth control pills
  • Postmenopausal hormonal replacement
  • A history of blood clots
  • Obesity
  • Heredity
  • Pregnancy, puberty, and menopause

The Procedure

Your healthcare professional will inject the veins with a solution that scars and clothes the veins causing the blood to reroute. Sclerotherapy doesn’t require anesthesia and can be done in your doctor’s office After a few weeks, the treated veins will fade. Sometimes, the same vein will need to be injected more than once. If you would like more information or schedule an appointment at the nearest location to home.

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