How to Get Rid of Spider Veins? Treatments for Removing Spider Veins Completely

June 20, 2019
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How to get Rid of Spider Veins?

Spider Veins can be physically uncomfortable, ugly, and potentially indicative of a dangerous vein problem called venous insufficiency. If you suffer from this pesky issue, you must be wondering how to get rid of spider veins?

Well, there is good and bad news. Good News: It is completely possible to get rid of spider veins. Bad News: You have to consult a vein doctor in New York or vein doctor in New Jersey to get your spider veins treated. Fortunately, treating vein disease is more convenient and easier than most people realize. Briefly, the best ways to treat spider veins are listed here. But read more to learn how to choose which treatment is best for you, and how to prevent spider veins from getting worse:

  1. Sclerotherapy – A treatment that involves injecting a medicine into the spider veins. It should only be performed by an expert.
  2. Laser – Laser treatment is better for very small, wispy red veins, and it is not as effective as Sclerotherapy.
  3. Evaluation for underlying Venous Insufficiency – Whenever you get rid of spider veins, your doctor should recommend an evaluation for underlying vein disease. If you have issues in veins deeper below the skin, your spider veins are likely to return immediately. Evaluation consists of a quick and easy ultrasound examination.
  4. Compression stockings and home remedies – These are not really an effective cure, but they can help ease symptoms of venous insufficiency.

Read on to learn what spider veins are, how to get rid of spider veins, and where you can find a reliable vein treatment clinic.

What are Spider Veins?

Spider Veins, also known as Telangiectasias, are tiny blood vessels visible on the surface of the skin. Located between the upper layers of the skin — dermis and epidermis — spider veins look like red spider webs.

Vein Problem: The Cause of Spider Veins

Spider veins are caused by a vein problem called Venous Insufficiency. Sometimes, as a result of venous reflux, the blood flows in the opposite direction and pools in the veins. This can cause them to, over time, grow larger and become more prominent under the skin as well as to branch out into unhealthy, twisted, varicose veins.

Venous Insufficiency usually occurs when there’s increased pressure on the veins. This can happen if you either stand still or sit down for long periods of time with minimal exercise. As such, teachers, nurses, office workers, and other sedentary individuals are at greater risk of getting spider veins.

Symptoms/Consequences of Untreated Spider Veins

For the most part, spider veins cause minor discomfort and don’t have serious medical consequences.

However, spider veins can be indicative of vein disease. If left untreated, this vein problem can have the following consequences:

  • Bleeding from the enlarged veins.
  • Inflammation of the skin.
  • Aching of the legs, especially when you’ve been stationary for a long time.
  • Development of skin ulcers.

For the aforementioned reasons, it is important to get rid of spider veins by consulting a vein doctor or vein treatment clinic.

Removing Spider Veins Permanently

If you look online, you’ll find a number of recommendations for how to get rid of spider veins. Some of them will simply be works of fiction, some will work only temporarily, and only some will be useful.

Here, at Vein Treatment Clinic, we have a long track record of helping patients and removing spider veins and varicose veins permanently.

In this section of the article, we’ll tell you which vein treatment options are plain useless and which ones you can actually rely on. Read on to learn how to get rid of spider veins.

Completely FALSE Spider Vein Treatment Options

There is a lot of misinformation available online written by individuals with no understanding of vein disease.

You might come across “cures” for spider veins that ask you to drink a certain amount of apple cider vinegar, consume onions, etc. All of these solutions are completely FALSE and should not be trusted.

Temporary DIY Home Remedies for Spider Veins

There are a few DIY home remedies you can adopt that might help you temporarily. These methods, however, can only relieve some of your pain, they cannot get rid of spider veins completely.

  • Compression Stockings: These are knee high stockings that apply pressure on your legs and facilitate greater blood flow. However, you need to be perfectly fitted for compression stockings in order for them to work. You can be custom fitted for a pair of compression stockings at one of our vein treatment clinics.
  • Exercise: Exercising regularly can facilitate greater blood flow. However, this is more of a preventative measure. They cannot help you get rid of spider veins.

How to get rid of Spider Veins permanently? (Real Solutions)

Spider veins occur when your veins are not functioning correctly.

The occurrence of spider veins can be likened to a set of leaky pipes within the walls of a house. The affected veins are the pipes and the spider veins are the marks formed as a result of the leaks. As such, simply painting over the walls without fixing the pipes (the veins) isn’t enough because the marks (the spider veins) will return soon after.

In order to fix the affected vein, we need to close them and reroute the blood from that vein to other deeper veins. Treating the underlying venous insufficiency is absolutely necessary to prevent spider veins from returning.

In order to get rid of spider veins completely, a vein doctor will use one of the following treatment options.

Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is the primary treatment option for spider veins. It involves injecting a medicine called sclerosant into the spider veins. The sclerosant damages the vein walls, as a result of which the vein seals closed and eventually disappears.

The entire treatment process takes only about 10 to 30 minutes. It is advisable for you to wear compression stockings regularly for a few days after the procedure to aid the treatment’s progression.

Surface Laser

This is the same treatment used for hair removal. While it might work for wispy little spider veins, it doesn’t work as well as Sclerotherapy.

Contacting your Local Vein Doctor

In order to determine which course of action is suitable for you, it is important to consult your local vein doctor in NY or vein doctor in NJ.

Here, in conjunction with VIP Medical Group, we have a number of highly-skilled and certified vein doctors who can carefully examine your spider veins and come up with a treatment plan specific to your needs.

If you are currently suffering from spider veins or vein problems, it is important that you consult your vein doctor immediately.

Meet our certified diplomate team

Dr. Namrata Khimani

Venous specialist | TRIPLE CERTIFIED

Dr. Khimani is a nationally recognized leader in the field of venous medicine. She is an expert in Spider Vein and Varicose Vein Treatment based in New York City. While Dr. Khimani treats a variety of patients experiencing varicose vein problems, she also sub-specializes in the treatment of vein disease in women, including those with pregnancy and post-pregnancy related spider and varicose veins.

If you have varicose veins and spider veins, suffer from leg cramps, leg swelling, or restless leg syndrome, come see Dr. Khimani at our Vein Treatment Center NYC. Most procedures are covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare. Call us and get verified today.

Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Michael Nguyen

VENOUS SPECIALIST | TRIPLE CERTIFIED
Dr. Michael Nguyen is a world renowned and Harvard trained vein specialist in Manhattan. He leads the team of vein doctors offering the highest level of care at the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New York & New Jersey.

As a pioneer in the treatment of varicose veins problems, Dr. Nguyen is considered a top vein expert for developing minimally invasive and customized treatment plans for the many symptoms of venous insufficiency, including leg cramps, skin discoloration on legs, spider vein removal, and restless leg syndrome.

Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Caroline Novak

Venous Specialist | Double Certified
Dr. Caroline Novak is a double Board Certified vein specialist in Paramus and Clifton, NJ. Dr. Novak is well known for continuously performing the best treatment for spider veins and varicose vein removal in the New Jersey area. She is committed to developing long lasting relationships with her patients, allowing her to personalize a varicose and spider veins treatment plan that successfully meets her patients' goals.

At her Clifton and Paramus vein clinic, Dr. Novak utilizes the latest and most advanced technology to restore patients back to health without unnecessary surgery, and with minimal to no downtime.

Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Simon Smith

VENOUS SPECIALIST | DIPLOMAT-CERTIFIED
Dr. Simon Smith is a Board Certified Cardiovascular and Vein Disease Specialist currently serving patients at the Vein Treatment Clinic in Clifton and Wayne, New Jersey.

Dr. Smith is sought after because of his unparalleled skills in RF Ablation, sclerotherapy, and the treatment of skin discoloration on legs. By utilizing advanced vein treatment techniques, Dr. Simon is able to customize a plan specific to each patient, helping them avoid complicated surgeries and unnecessary downtime. With Dr. Simon minimally invasive procedures, patients are able to return to normal activities right after.

Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Faisal Siddiqi

VENOUS SPECIALIST | DOUBLE CERTIFIED
Dr. Faisal Siddiqi oversees all Vein Treatment Centers in New Jersey – ensuring that each patient receives the highest level of care possible for their vein disease. Having received training from Yale Medical School, Dr. Siddiqi proudly offers the latest technology available for spider and varicose vein treatments at his office in Wayne, NJ and Clifton, NJ.

Dr. Siddiqi's work with minimally invasive techniques was recognized by his peers in Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors for 2017 and he was also voted as one of the Top Vein Doctors in New Jersey.

Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Juan Montoya

VASCULAR SPECIALIST | NYC VEIN SPECIALIST
Dr. Montoya is a Vein Specialist and Vascular doctor in New York. He is highly sought after for his expertise and excellent outcomes in cardiac surgery, and is now proud to serve the Vein Clinics in Manhattan, NY.

Dr. Montoya performs the latest minimally-invasive vein treatments to treat Chronic Venous Insufficiency; a condition that leads to spider veins and varicose veins, along with symptoms such as leg cramping, pain, and fatigue.

Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Carly Guthrie

VENOUS SPECIALIST | DOUBLE CERTIFIED
Dr. Carly Guthrie is the co-director of the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Clinic in San Diego. Dr. Guthrie is a double Board-Certified vein specialist, and is regarded as one of the top interventional ultrasonographers in the country. In her years of training and on staff at Harvard, she worked with the top venous specialists in the world, attending some of the most complex cases. Her areas of expertise include radiofrequency ablation using ultrasound guidance, sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, and the newly approved VenaSeal technique for treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins.

Dr. Guthrie is focused on bringing the newest and most-advanced treatments to Southern California in order to decrease recovery times and improve patient satisfaction.

Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Billy Schoenfeld

VENOUS SPECIALIST | DOUBLE CERTIFIED
Dr. Schoenfeld has advanced training in ultrasound and venous access, having treated thousands of patients in his career. He is a specialist in the treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins, including ultrasound guided radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, and phlebectomy.

Dr. Schoenfeld is focused on introducing new therapies to San Diego, such as the recently FDA-approved VenaSeal procedure for treatment of varicose veins. During his training at Harvard he worked with the best doctors in venous medicine and is now devoted to bringing those state-of-the-art technologies and treatments to Southern California.

Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Calvin Jung

VEIN SPECIALIST | DOUBLE CERTIFIED
Dr. Calvin Jung is a double Board Certified Venous Specialist, serving as director and clinical trainer for
the Vein Treatment Centers in Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung specializes in minimally invasive techniques for spider veins and varicose vein removal, completely avoiding the need for surgical procedures or any unnecessary downtime. Dr. Jung's focus is on restoring patients back to health so that they can enjoy the activities they love most.

Vein treatments at our Texas spider vein clinic are often covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare. Call us today to verify yours!

Namrata
Khimani MD

Triple Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Namrata Khimani is a nationally recognized leader in the field of venous medicine. She is an expert in Spider Vein and Varicose Vein Treatment based in New York City. If you have varicose veins or lower extremity pain, come see Dr. Khimani at our Vein Treatment Center New York.
Read more >>

Michael
Nguyen MD

Triple Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Michael Nguyen is a world renowned and Harvard trained vein specialist, leading the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New York. Dr. Nguyen has been a pioneer in the treatment of varicose veins problems, as well as the many signs of venous insufficiency, including: leg cramps, painful varicose veins, leg swelling, restless leg, and skin discoloration on legs.
Read more >>

Caroline
Novak MD

Double Certified
Northwestern University
Dr. Caroline Novak is a double Certified spider vein specialist in Paramus & Clifton NJ. She is well known for performing the best treatment for spider veins and varicose vein removal in the New Jersey area.
Read more >>

Simon
Smith MD

DIPLOMAT- CERTIFIED
DREXEL COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Dr. Simon Smith is the best varicose vein doctor in Wayne, NJ. He is sought after because of his unparalleled skills in RF Ablation, sclerotherapy, and the treatment of skin discoloration on legs.
Read more >>

Faisal
Siddiqi MD

DOUBLE CERTIFIED
YALE MEDICAL SCHOOL
Dr. Faisal Siddiqi is the medical director for the Spider & Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New Jersey. Because of his level of expertise in the treatment of spider veins and varicose veins, Dr. Siddiqi is part of the select group of NJ Top Doctors, and he sees patients regularly at the Vein Treatment Center in Wayne and Clifton NJ.
Read more >>

Juan
Montoya MD

NYC VEIN SPECIALIST
YALE MEDICAL SCHOOL
Dr. Montoya is a Vein Specialist and Vascular doctor in Manhattan. He is considered one of the best spider vein doctors in Manhattan, having successfully restored thousands of patients back to health, by implementing cutting edge treatments such as radiofrequency ablation, VenaSeal, and sclerotherapy for spider veins.
Read more >>

Carly
Guthrie MD

Double Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Guthrie is the co-director of the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Clinic in San Diego. She is recognized as one of the best varicose vein doctors in SD, and has developed a career specializing in minimally invasive varicose vein treatment options.
Read more >>

Billy
Schoenfeld MD

Double Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Schoenfeld is a specialist in the treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins, including ultrasound guided radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, and phlebectomy for spider vein removal. He also has advanced training in ultrasound and venous access, having treated thousands of patients at the Vein Treatment Center in San Diego, CA.
Read more >>

Calvin
Jung MD

DOUBE CERTIFIED
NYU MEDICAL SCHOOL
Dr Calvin Jung is the director and clinical trainer for the Vein Clinics of Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung specializes in minimally invasive treatments for spider vein and varicose vein removal. Most vein treatments are covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare.
Read more >>
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