Spider Veins

Spider veins (not to be confused with varicose veins) are dilated or stretched blood vessels that have a branching pattern and are commonly found on the thigh, lower leg and occasionally on the face. The veins start to become noticeable at a young age, for many others, the veins may not become obvious until much later.

What are the causes of Spider veins?

A number of factors may contribute to the development of spider veins in the legs, including:
• Heredity
• Hormonal shifts
• Occupations or activities that require prolonged sitting or standing
• Pregnancy
• Weight fluctuation

Who makes a good candidate for spider vein treatment?

The following are some common reasons why you may want to consider spider vein treatment:

  • You are embarrassed by the prominent branching veins visible on your thighs and lower legs.
  • You avoid wearing shorts or swimming apparel because you don’t want others to see your spider veins.
  • The branching veins on your face are unsightly and you must use makeup to camouflage them.
When to Consider Spider Vein Treatment
  • If you have visible veins on your legs or thighs that have a branching or weblike pattern
  • If you have a pattern of branching veins on your face that you try to conceal
  • If you feel that your spider veins are a sign of aging that you would like to eliminate
What are the benefits of this treatment?
  • Both superficial and deep stimulation is achieved in the one device.
  • There is increasing effectiveness of the procedure and reduced side effects.
  • Safety and comfort are also maximised by delivering energy to the target skin layer without damaging the surrounding tissue.