As vascular doctors, this is a question our patients seeking vein treatments often ask. The short answer is, “No, they won’t come back.” But, they will appear to return!
“Wait!,” the patient said as we were about to painlessly zap and eradicate the spider veins on her thigh that had kept her from wearing shorts the past two summers. “Don’t I need that vein?” A great question, even if not the ideal time to pose it; but the answer is “No!” Depending on the type of procedure performed[…]
As experienced vascular doctors, we have cared for people with varicose and spider veins for over half a century. Beyond the medical issues and advances in care that we have seen at the Vein Institute of NJ, we have also had the opportunity to hear our patient concerns about vein treatment.
One of the more common vein issues are the small, dilated veins near the surface of the skin that can look like spider legs, spider webs, or stars. They often have numerous tiny, fine lines radiating out from a center point, or may be fine, separate lines. They may be red, blue, purplish or greenish in color, and[…]
Laser therapy has been used to eliminate spider veins for decades! Modern medical advances have provided different types of lasers with which to treat spider veins, allowing you to have multiple treatment options for your personalized treatment needs.
As the leading varicose vein treatment center in New Jersey, we have decades of experience with various vein treatments and vein removal procedures. One of the most common questions we get asked is what is the difference between spider veins and varicose veins, and should I be worried about them?