Spider veins are small clusters of red, purple or blue vessels that form very close to the skin’s surface. The web-like appearance of these abnormal veins gives rise to the term “spider veins.” Although they can appear anywhere on the body, spider veins occur most commonly on the legs and feet.
Symptoms of Spider Veins
- Skin discoloration
- Many patients may have no symptoms
How are spider veins treated?
- Compression stockings
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Is spider vein treatment covered by insurance?
Most insurance policies do not provide coverage for treatment of spider veins for cosmetic purposes. In some situations spider vein treatment may be considered as a covered medical expense. Treatment cost and coverage can be discussed with one of our Premier Vascular & Vein care providers at your free initial consultation.