Spider Veins in Portland, ME

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While spider veins are common, it doesn’t mean you have to live with them for the rest of your life. Dr. Robert Abrahamsen and the expert team at Advanced Vein Center are dedicated to giving you the quality care you deserve, so you can go back to living your healthiest and happiest life. We are proud to offer information on and treatments for spider veins to men and women in Portland, Westbrook, Scarborough, and the neighboring communities in Maine.

What are Spider Veins?

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Spider veins, also known as telangiectasia, are networks of red, blue, or purple lines that appear on the surface of the skin. They get their name from their resemblance to a spider’s web. They commonly occur on the legs, but can also make an appearance on the abdomen or even the face. Different treatment options are available to banish these veins and give you clearer skin that you don’t have to hide under clothing or makeup.

How Much does Spider Vein Treatment Cost?

The cost of your spider vein treatment is going to vary depending on your current health insurance plan, the type of treatment you choose, and the extent of treatment needed to help you achieve your desired results. To get a more accurate estimate of the cost of your spider vein treatment, we encourage you to come into our office for a private consultation with Dr. Abrahamsen and his skilled team.

What is Causing my Spider Veins?

Underlying vein disorders can lead to the formation of spider veins and can be treated with vein therapy. When a vein disorder is a culprit, symptoms like leg fatigue, leg pain, and heaviness can accompany the visible veins. Other causes of spider veins include:

  • Sun exposure
  • Trauma or injury to the skin
  • Hormonal changes
  • Some types of medication

How Can I Treat my Spider Veins?

Fortunately, minimally-invasive treatments like sclerotherapy are available today to help you permanently relieve your spider veins. Most patients find those uncomfortable symptoms are gone nearly instantly once treatment is completed. If you’re unsure which treatment is right to treat your spider veins, we encourage you to come in for a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Abrahamsen. He’ll be happy to sit down with you, assess your condition, listen to your concerns, and develop a fully personalized treatment plan to help you achieve your ultimate wellness goals.

 

Dr. Robert Abrahamsen and the expert team at Advanced Vein Center are proud to offer advanced surgical and non-surgical treatments for your vein disorder. Located in the heart of Portland, we are happy to offer our services to men and women in Westbrook, Scarborough, and the neighboring communities in Maine. Contact us to schedule your one-on-one consultation with Dr. Abrahamsen today.

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