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What are implications of thin blue/purple veins below skin all over legs, esp. Mid portion above & below knees. Can't be felt. Late 50's. What's up?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: Nothing special.
Everyone has veins; yours are just close enough to the surface to be visible.
They are of no significance medically, but if they are cosmetically unacceptable to you, a dermatologist can decrease their visibility with something called sclerotherapy. Your insurance won't cover that, however.

In brief: Nothing special.
Everyone has veins; yours are just close enough to the surface to be visible.
They are of no significance medically, but if they are cosmetically unacceptable to you, a dermatologist can decrease their visibility with something called sclerotherapy. Your insurance won't cover that, however.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Reticular veins
These are superficial veins which can run in family and may be associated with varicose veins.
These can be treated cosmetically with sclerotherapy-injections of fda approved agents to cause dissolving of vessels.

In brief: Reticular veins
These are superficial veins which can run in family and may be associated with varicose veins.
These can be treated cosmetically with sclerotherapy-injections of fda approved agents to cause dissolving of vessels.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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