Where do spider veins come from? The simple answer is from genes! There is a known genetic predisposition to developing varicose veins or spider veins. Simply put, if your mother (or father) had spider veins, you stand a good chance of getting them as well!
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!
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.
The holiday travel season is upon us and one of the more stressful aspects of the holidays can be travel. In particular, airline travel can negatively affect your vein health. So, now is a good time to review some of the issues that may occur when you travel now or anytime of the year and how to protect your[…]