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Will compression hose work to cure spider veins?
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Dr. Mark Nielsen
Phlebology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Nope....sorry
While compression hose may give one relief of venous insufficiency, including varicose veins and spider veins, they won't cure them. Spider veins can be successfully treated with sclerotherapy, laser, veinwave, etc.
But you should realize thay it is very possible that you may develop more spider veins in the future and might need further treatment down the road.

In brief: Nope....sorry
While compression hose may give one relief of venous insufficiency, including varicose veins and spider veins, they won't cure them. Spider veins can be successfully treated with sclerotherapy, laser, veinwave, etc.
But you should realize thay it is very possible that you may develop more spider veins in the future and might need further treatment down the road.
Dr. Mark Nielsen
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Studies have shown that compression stockings are actually incapable of doing anything to make spider veins any smaller. If you want to get rid of spider veins, the best way to do it is to have sclerotherapy.
Once your veins are treated, compression hose , weight loss, and avoiding standing for long periods might make some difference in their coming back.

In brief: No
Studies have shown that compression stockings are actually incapable of doing anything to make spider veins any smaller. If you want to get rid of spider veins, the best way to do it is to have sclerotherapy.
Once your veins are treated, compression hose , weight loss, and avoiding standing for long periods might make some difference in their coming back.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Robert Cuff
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No but may prevent
Unfortunately, compression stockings will not cure spider veins.
They may help prevent further enlargement of current veins or recurrence of veins. The main treatment for spider veins is sclerotherapy (injection of medication to injury the vein).

In brief: No but may prevent
Unfortunately, compression stockings will not cure spider veins.
They may help prevent further enlargement of current veins or recurrence of veins. The main treatment for spider veins is sclerotherapy (injection of medication to injury the vein).
Dr. Robert Cuff
Dr. Robert Cuff
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Dr. Michael Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Helps
It does help slow down the progression.
Sclerotherapy (injection of a medicine in the vein) is your best option to eradicate them. It works pretty well. Laser is good also. Treatments are simple and although it takes awhile to heal, the results are pretty good.

In brief: Helps
It does help slow down the progression.
Sclerotherapy (injection of a medicine in the vein) is your best option to eradicate them. It works pretty well. Laser is good also. Treatments are simple and although it takes awhile to heal, the results are pretty good.
Dr. Michael Schwartz
Dr. Michael Schwartz
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