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.

Who Gets Spider Veins?

Causes of Spider Veins Spider Vein Risk Factors

Spider veins are very common, but particularly in women. Men have this condition as well, especially if they have a history of trauma from kicking sports. Although on average due to women’s hormones they are at a higher likelihood for this condition. So aside from gender, there are risk factors.

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