Spider Vein Treatments And What To Expect

Spider Veins - Treatment by Vein Specialists of PittsburghSpider veins are red, blue, purple, or pinkish lines which can be seen on the outer part of the skin in a spider-leg arrangement. The actual structure you are seeing is a vessel called capillaries or small veins (venules) which have become larger than structurally designed and become apparent on the skin.

What Exactly is Sclerotherapy?


Sclerotherapy entails injection of solution into the diseased veins causing the blood in the vein to clot and the vein to shut down.

The healing process leads to the disappearance of unsightly veins over several weeks. Immediately following sclerotherapy, the veins will look worse before they appear better.

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