Spider veins always seem to appear in places like your face, where they can make the worst possible impact on your appearance. The team at Vanguard Dermatology has extensive experience eliminating spider veins and restoring your appearance. When you’re ready to be rid of spider veins, book an appointment online or call one of their seven offices in New York City, Brooklyn, Forest Hills, and Staten Island, New York.
Spider veins develop when the tiny blood vessels near your skin’s surface become enlarged and visible. Their reddish-blue branched appearance resembles spider webs, which is how they came to be called spider veins.
You can develop spider veins anywhere on your body, but they’re most commonly found on your face and legs. Although spider veins rarely cause physical discomfort, they may get itchy. For most patients, they’re a significant cosmetic concern because they’re in highly visible areas.
If you have a family history of spider veins, you may also have a tendency to develop the problem. Other top risk factors include:
The team at Vanguard Dermatology quickly and safely eliminate spider veins using one of two treatment methods:
The spider veins that are treated are gone for good. However, it’s possible for new spider veins to appear, especially in your legs. You can lower your risk by:
If you’re ready to get rid of the spider veins that mar your appearance, call Vanguard Dermatology or book an appointment online.