June 2020

What Causes Spider Veins?


Spider veins refer to the abnormally enlarged, bluish or red-colored small blood vessels at the surface of the skin. They often appear in clusters, where they get the name ‘spider veins’ because of their spider like appearance. They also may appear in a starbust pattern. Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias, occur when blood pools in […]

What Causes Spider Veins?2020-10-23T15:50:51+00:00

November 2014

July 2014

Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins


What is the difference between varicose veins and spider veins?  Are they the same thing? Spider veins and varicose veins both refer to dysfunctional, dilated leg veins but the main difference is the size of the veins. Spider veins are small, thread-like veins at the surface of the skin. They often appear in clusters or […]

Varicose Veins vs. Spider Veins2014-07-21T20:35:21+00:00

August 2012

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