Medical Review By: Hector Valle, PA-C When you think of spider veins, you probably picture skinny, red or bluish-purple squiggles on the legs. But tiny red spider veins can also appear on the face. Unlike leg veins, they can’t be covered up with clothing — but they can be treated, typically without surgery. “Spider veins[Read More]
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What Causes Spider Veins?
Medical Review By: John Koziarski, MD Thin, squiggly veins that are visible through the skin can be as mystifying as they are frustrating. What causes spider veins? While there are many risk factors, a common underlying problem is venous insufficiency. In this condition, the valves in the veins become weakened or damaged. Normally, the[Read More]