Spider Veins In Portland, ME
While spider veins are common in both men and women, it doesn’t mean you have to live with them for the rest of your life. The expert team at Advanced Vein Center is dedicated to helping patients address leg vein challenges with leading, professional care. We are proud to offer information on and treatments for spider veins to men and women in Greater Portland, Lewiston, Central and Southern Maine.
What Are Spider Veins?
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. These veins commonly occur on the legs but can also make an appearance on one’s abdomen or face. Thankfully, there are a variety of cutting-edge treatment options available to eliminate these veins, giving men and women the confidence to show off their vein-free legs.
How Much Does Spider Vein Treatment Cost
The cost of your spider vein treatment will vary depending on your current health insurance plan, the type of treatment required, and the extent of treatment needed to help you achieve your desired results. In order to provide a more accurate and personalized cost estimate, we can gladly schedule a consultation with our team to address your questions, concerns, goals and recommended next steps.
What is Causing My Spider Veins?
Spider veins can be caused by a variety of factors, but underlying vein disorders can often lead to the formation of spider veins on the legs. When a vein disorder is a culprit, symptoms like fatigue, pain and heaviness in the leg 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, there are a host of proven, minimally invasive treatments available, like sclerotherapy, to permanently erase spider veins. Most patients find nearly instantaneous relief of uncomfortable symptoms following treatment. If you’re unsure which treatment is right to treat your spider veins, we encourage you to come in for a consultation with our expert team who will sit down with you, assess your condition, listen to your concerns and develop a fully personalized treatment plan to help you achieve your goals.
Contact Us Today
The expert team at Advanced Vein Center is proud to offer advanced surgical and non-surgical treatments for spider veins and leg vein disorders. Conveniently located on Congress Street in Portland, we offer leading vein services to men and women in Westbrook, Scarborough, Lewiston and the neighboring communities in Maine. Contact us to schedule your consultation today.
Related Treatments & Conditions
For most men and women living with bulging varicose veins, these large, ropy veins can be both uncomfortable and embarrassing. They can also be a sign of poor vein health.
Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive procedure that involves the injection of an FDA-approved sclerosing agent called Sotradecol directly into affected veins.
Endovenous laser ablation or endovenous laser treatment (ELVT) uses advanced laser technology to close off varicose veins, eliminating the discomfort and appearance of these challenging, bulging veins.
The expert team at the Advanced Vein Center is dedicated to helping men and women address skin lesions with leading, professional care and the most effective treatments available.