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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
None available yet..: To the best of my knowledge, there is no such treatment available otc beyond make-up for covering it up...There are treatments available, often done b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
21 years experience in Phlebology
It depends...: Treatment choice depends on size and location of spider veins. Sclerotherapy is generally advised for veins big enough to enter with a needle. Surfac ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Spider Veins: There are several treatment options for spider veins. Sclerotherapy, in which a caustic agent is used to shrink the vein from the inside. Laser ther ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Multiple options.: Facial spider veins are very common and there are many alternatives to treatment. What is used usually depends on the experience and training of the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
35 years experience in Cardiology
Good evaluation: First you should have a good evaluation by a vein specialist. If your problem is just spider veins, they can succesfully be treated with sclerotherapy ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Depends...: On how many you have and your skin type. Individual veins can be "zapped" with an electrocautery needle or a laser (ktp, ruby, etc.). People with hund ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Multiple treatments: Spider veins are treated by sclerotherapy and you must remember that sclerotherapy is a process. In my practice most patients require about 3 cycles ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Multiple treatments: Spider veins are treated by sclerotherapy and you must remember that sclerotherapy is a process. In my practice most patients require about 3 cycles ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Treat spider veins: Two common treatments are to heat and close them instantaneously with a tiny laser blast or (a little more lasting---still they can come back at times ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
There is none: The best way to treat spider veins is with sclerotherapy. Unfortunately, sclerotherapy won't do anything for skin rejuvenation. There are a number o ... Read More

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