varicose veins and spider vein treatment

More Information About Spider Vein Treatment: Causes And Costs

A different type of varicose vein removal that patients exists for patients who would want to get reliable results fast. Spider vein treatment is just one of the many options that you can have for the elimination of stubborn varicose veins.


Basically, the spider vein treatment has been proven effective, safe, and painless for the reduction of spider veins. It involves injecting a solution into the affected vein, which causes the stubborn spider vein to fade. This might also involve laser treatments for the reduction or the removal of such veins.


The occurrence of spider veins are common in women, showing small clusters of red, purple, or blue veins appearing on the ankles, calves, and thighs. In fact, they are already visible at a very young age. Most people wouldn’t notice this until he or she reaches an older age.


The top causes for the appearance of spider veins include heredity, hormonal shifts, type of job or activity, pregnancy, and weight fluctuations. However, this can also vary according to age and lifestyle.


The cost of spider vein treatment might vary, which depends on the type of facility and location or additional fees. You can have it for $326 as the average cost for spider vein treatment. The cost for spider vein treatment has been based on the 2016 statistics, but the price hasn’t been able to fluctuate that much since then.


When treatment for spider veins are done in a certain facility, you can expect varied prices, which depend on the location and other related expenses. For some reasons, spider vein treatment would cost on the basis of surgeon’s fee and post-treatment gear.


Take note that spider vein treatment might not be covered by most health insurance. Related complications or another procedure related to spider vein therapy might not be included as well. In this case, you have to review your health insurance policy carefully.


When considering spider vein therapy, it is very important that you have to choose the surgeon that should be board-certified. This is because the experience of the surgeon is important just as the cost of the procedure.


Well, if you are experiencing a number of symptoms that you think is related to spider vein, then you have to determine that it is indeed what you think it is. Here are top reasons why you should engage in spider vein treatment.


  • If you are bothered by spider veins at any part of your body.
  • If you are advised by your plastic surgeon to follow a certain course of treatment.
  • If you are realistic in your goals and have a positive outlook in the treatment of spider veins.


However, you should also be cautious when considering spider vein therapy because it can bring about some side effects.


  • Bruising and swelling
  • Changing in skin sensation
  • Occurrence of infection
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Tendency of ulceration
  • Some scarring might be visible
  • Possibility of persistent pain


However, the risks would be discussed further before you would engage in this procedure with your plastic surgeon.



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