Vascular Surgeon Questions Spider Veins

I notice that I have spider veins on my legs. How is this treated?

How are spider veins typically treated? They're on my legs and they're causing me to have quite a bit of pain. Is it usually with surgery? Is it invasive?

4 Answers

Spider veins may be a symptom of underlying venous insufficiency or venous hypertension. If those are ruled out spider veins may be treated simply by laser or chemical sclerotherapy.
Injection scerotherapy or laser treatment are the usual treatments. Laser is best used in patients with fair skin. Sclerotherapy is better in my opinion.
Spider veins can be treated with sclerotherapy or laser.

Ramandeep Sidhu, MD, FACS, RPVI
They are treated with a minimally invasive procedure performed in the office called sclerotherapy.