Spider Veins

Episode #113 / Oct 23, 2009
Spider veins, also known as varicose veins, are a skin condition that many people have, usually as a result of age. Dr. Schultz shares this and other causes as well as ways to fix spider veins.
neha parekh on October 27, 2009 at 3:14pm

i am 14 and i have spider veins on the back of my knees and on my inner thighs and i do sit with my legs crossed over and wear skinny jeans and stuff alot.can they be reduced or something im way to young for injections and laser right?

Neal Schultz, M.D. on December 8, 2009 at 9:10pm

@Neha: There is no age limit or minimum for treatment of spider viens by injections (sclerotherapy) or laser treatment. I also don't know of any other effective treatment for this problem.