Spider Vein Treatment Is Here
Although spider veins are not as large as varicose veins, they are a sign of vein disease and a compromised circulatory system. Thus they can cause some of the same side effects as varicose veins – swollen legs, chronic tiredness and weakness, and an impaired immune system. Left untreated, they are not only a cosmetic problem, but increase your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Spider veins may be caused by the same chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) that causes varicose veins, but before treating them with sclerotherapy or other injection treatments, it is important for your Bergen County vein doctor to do a complete assessment to find out whether the superficial spider veins are being caused by some underlying problem in deeper veins. If that is the case, the deeper cause must be addressed first to ensure successful treatment of the spider veins.