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.

Quick Video Showing How Spider Vein Treatment Works

Treatment for Spider Veins Sclerotherapy

Check out this short video showing how quickly spider veins are treated. There is nothing like seeing it in action!

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Can Spider Veins be a Sign of Something Else?

Treatment for Spider Veins Symptoms

Visible spider veins may just be the first sign of a deeper problem. Often spider veins can be a sign of venous insufficiency and reflux in the larger veins towards the surface of the skin known as superficial veins or perforators (veins that connect the superficial veins to the deep veins).

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What If I Don't Get My Spider Veins Treated?

Symptoms Treatment for Spider Veins

What if I don’t get my Spider Veins Treated?
The short answer is it depends on the cause of the Spider Veins, if they are a manifestation of underlying venous insufficiency, if you have symptoms, or if they are hormonal or hereditary in origin.

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Spider Vein Consultations

Treatment for Spider Veins Sclerotherapy

Vein Specialists of Pittsburgh offers consultation for patients with spider veins and/or varicose veins.

A brief ultrasound screening is frequently performed at the time of first consultation.

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