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A 47-year-old member asked:

How can i make spider veins go away?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Reduction of spiders: Spider veins are a very common problem and there are many causes including hereditary, aging, pregnancies and even sun exposure. Treatments may include compression stockings and horse chestnut but these are temporizing measures. For more definitive treatment, sclerotherapy would be a better choice. However, sclerotherapy is a process and may require multiple sessions.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

How do I get spider veins to go away?

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Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Phlebology 31 years experience
Cosmetic or medical: Sclerotherapy is the gold standard for leg veins. If patients have spider veins, but also have aching, cramping, swelling, restless legs, etc- they need to have internal veins called sahenous veins or tributaries treated inside first with minimally invasive, in office procedures done first and then their spider veins treated. If no symptoms, then sclerotherapy followed by laser for tiny red veins.

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