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Are Spider Veins a Health Risk?

Are Spider Veins a Health Risk?

Spider veins crop up in more than 60% of adults in the United States, usually taking up residence in highly visible areas on your legs and face. While these veins certainly present a cosmetic issue, are they cause for concern? Mostly no, but in some cases,...
How to Get Rid of Spider Veins?

How to Get Rid of Spider Veins?

Spider veins, or telangiectasia is a type of vein disease that affects the smaller veins or capillaries that lie just beneath the skin. They appear as blue and red threads that remind people of the filaments of a spider’s web or delicate spider legs. They’re most...
Why Do I Have Spider Veins?

Why Do I Have Spider Veins?

“Why do I have spider veins?” is one of the most common questions our doctors at AVLC hear. Spider veins are enlarged veins that occur most often in the legs. They are similar to varicose veins but usually are smaller and closer to the surface of the skin. They often...