Spider veins won’t damage your overall health, but their prominent appearance on your face and legs is a significant source of embarrassment. The team at SkinMD have extensive experience eliminating spider veins no matter where they appear on your body. Whether you’re treated with sclerotherapy or innovative laser therapy, your veins are permanently removed. To schedule an appointment, use online booking or call one of the offices in Chicago, Evergreen Park, Orland Park, or Skokie, Illinois.
Spider veins, or telangiectasia, occur when small blood vessels close to your skin’s surface enlarge enough to become visible. The branched appearance of these red, purple, and blue veins tends to resemble spider webs. Although spider veins can develop anywhere on your body, they’re most common on your face and legs.
The biggest problem with spider veins is their unsightly appearance, and they seldom cause other problems. In rare cases, they may become itchy or bleed into the surrounding area.
Your chances of developing spider veins may be higher if you have any of these risk factors:
Your doctor at SkinMD chooses one of the following treatment for spider veins:
Whether you undergo sclerotherapy or laser therapy, multiple veins are treated in one session and you won’t need any downtime — you can get back to your daily routine as soon as your procedure is finished.
If you’re embarrassed by the appearance of spider veins, call SkinMD or book an appointment online.