Varicose veins are a very common problem, generally appearing as twisting, bulging rope-like cords on the legs, anywhere from groin to ankle. Spider veins are smaller, flatter, red or purple veins closer to the skin surface. While many people have heard about varicose veins, very few truly understand their underlying cause, and the potential they have for developing into a serious medical issue. Fortunately, there are new and exciting treatments for varicose veins.
Spider veins are very thin, visible veins that may be an
indication of a deeper vein problem or simply a cosmetic
issue. Spider veins can occasionally be painful and
cause other symptoms, such as itching, burning, or
heaviness in the legs. Both men and women may suffer
from spider veins, but they are more commonly seen in
At Via Vascular, we utilize FDA approved procedures for spider vein treatments.