Varicose and spider veins: varicose veins are enlarged veins that often twist and can bulge above the surface of the skin. They may be blue, red, or flesh-colored. Spider veins often look like webs.
Having spider or varicose veins can affect more than the person’s appearance. These veins can cause serious discomfort. Some varicose veins can put a person at risk for a complication like blood clot or open sores on the legs.
Cause of Spider Veins
A number of factors may contribute to the development of spider veins in the legs, including:
- Hormonal shifts
- Occupations or activities that require prolonged sitting or standing
- Weight fluctuation
Several options are available to remove spider veins. Spider veins are usually harmless, though they can sometimes cause aching, burning or pain, especially if the person has been standing for long periods.
Sclerotherapy – the doctor injects the veins with a solution that scars and closes those veins, causing the blood to reroute through healthier veins.
Endovenous Laser Ablation – this type of laser therapy works by sending strong bursts of light into the vein that make the vein slowly fade and disappear.
Compression Stockings – these stockings apply steady pressure to help move the blood back to the heart. The steady pressure lessens swelling in the lower legs and reduces the risk of getting a blood clot.
Laser Treatments – dermatologists use lasers to treat spider veins and small varicose veins. During laser treatment, the dermatologist directs the laser light at the vein.
When choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area for spider vein treatment, remember that the surgeon’s experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final cost of the procedure.
What We Offer
We at Almurshidi Medical Tourism will find the best doctors to cater to your needs. We are partnered with a wide network of hospitals and clinics that provide top quality medical experience.
We provide free medical estimates, make medical appointments, and provide several medical opinions if needed at no cost.
For more information contact us at +66822004040 or via WhatsApp