Many men and women develop spider veins as they go through the natural aging process. Often times, these abnormal veins do not pose any health risk and are simply a burden to patients that can cause feelings of insecurity or limit their ability to wear certain articles of clothing. Sometimes, these abnormal veins can be a visual cue to an underlying problem, which can be determined during your visit and, in either case, treatment is available. In the majority of cases where spider veins are simply a cosmetic issue, RejuVeination offers treatments that will reduce or eliminate the appearance of spider veins and restore patient’s confidence in their appearance.
Are you interested in learning how you can improve the appearance of spider veins with the treatments offered at RejuVeination? Contact our office in Cincinnati today for more information or to schedule a consultation with a member of our elite team!
What are spider veins?
Spider veins are superficial groups of dilated blue or red veins that commonly develop on the legs and the face. These abnormal veins can cause symptoms like throbbing, cramping, swelling, and/or restless legs. The most common treatment for spider veins is sclerotherapy. This treatment is typically very effective in reducing or eliminating the appearance of superficial spider veins.
What causes spider veins?
Spider veins can be caused by several factors and are a direct result of pressure be placed on damaged or weak valves in the veins, which causes the veins to swell.
The following factor can increase a patient’s risk of developing spider veins:
- Sun exposure
- Hormonal changes
- Genetic predisposition
- Standing or sitting for long periods
What is sclerotherapy?
Sclerotherapy is one of the most common treatments for spider veins. This procedure involves injecting a medicated solution, usually comprised of saline, into the designated veins in the treatment area. The solution irritates the lining of the veins, blocking the blood flow and causing the veins to collapse and eventually disappear. Multiple veins can be treated in each 20-minute sclerotherapy treatment session.
How many treatments will I need?
We typically recommend patients a series of one to four treatments in order to achieve optimal results. Patients with more mild cases of spider veins may benefit from one to two treatment sessions. The number of treatments needed in order to achieve optimal results may vary depending on the area being treated and the number of veins being treated.
Do you want to find out how you can benefit from the spider vein treatments offered at RejuVeination? Contact our office in Cincinnati today for further information or to schedule a consultation with a member of our staff. We look forward to hearing from you!