Spider veins (also called telangiectasias) are clusters of tiny blood vessels that develop close to the surface of the skin. They are often red, blue, or purple; and they have the appearance of a spider web. They are commonly found on the face and legs.
What is causing spider vein?
When backed-up blood makes the veins bigger, they can become varicose. The backup of blood can cause spider veins. They can also be caused by hormone changes, aging genetics, medication, childbirth, sun damages, and skin trauma.
Spider Vein Therapy procedure is safe and has been used for years. Because it is vessel specific and uses low levels of heat energy, it results in minimal skin reaction and the dermis is not affected. Spider Vein works through the combination of direct current and radio frequency ablation, which coagulates the skin imperfection. Simple laser vein treatment is done on the outside of your skin. It can treat spider veins and tiny varicose veins just under the skin's surface. Usually, more than one laser session is needed. They are scheduled every 6 to 12 weeks.