What You Need To Know: Spider Veins

Spider veins can be unsightly and embarrassing. Commonly visible on the legs, spider veins are a common cosmetic concern for middle-aged patients. Board-certified physician Dr. Sukir Sinnathamby is a leader in diagnosing and treating spider veins in men and women.

What You Need To Know: Spider Veins

What causes spider veins?

Spider veins are a result of dilated capillaries. They often display as a star-burst or web shape cluster and are most commonly found on the legs and face.

Can spider veins get worse?

Spider veins can increase in visibility due to:

  • Prolonged sun exposure
  • Excess Pressure
  • Standing for extended amounts of time
  • Hormonal changes

Who can get spider veins?

Anyone could develop spider veins. Men and women are both susceptible to developing spider veins. Most commonly patients begin to see signs of spider veins as they approach middle age.

Are spider veins a health risk?

In most cases, spider veins are mostly a cosmetic concern. Patients often choose to have spider veins treated to improve the appearance of the affected area. If you have spider veins, visiting a vein specialists is recommended to ensure they are not a sign of other vascular concerns.

Are there non-invasive procedures to treat spider veins?

Yes, Dr. Sinnathamby offers laser therapy and sclerotherapy for the nonsurgical treatment of spider veins.

Schedule An Appointment

If you are dissatisfied with the appearance of spider veins, you do not have to suffer any longer. Schedule an appointment with our Springboro vein treatment center to find out what treatment will meet your goals and provide you with better vein health.