Spider Veins

Spider Veins

Do spider veins on your legs make you feel too self-conscious to show your legs in public? Do you find that makeup still does not do enough to cover a visible cluster of veins on your face? These small blue, red, or purplish lines can be effectively treated with one or a combination of treatments available at Ava MD in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.

To learn more about our laser or sclerotherapy treatment options, please schedule a consultation with the expert dermatologists at Ava MD. Our renowned team, which consists of Dr. Ava Shamban, Dr. Soheil Simzar, and Dr. Gregory Van Dyke, have thorough training and years of experience evaluating and treating spider veins for patients with a wide range of skin types and tones. To achieve the clear, rejuvenated appearance you want, call (310) 439-5417 (Beverly Hills) or (310) 736-6146 (Santa Monica) or simply contact us online today!

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What are Spider Veins?

Spider veins are small, dilated blood vessels toward the surface of the skin that can appear like a twisted cluster, not unlike a spider web. While common on the legs and face, most individuals feel uncomfortable and self-conscious of their spider veins and wish to erase them rather than cake on make up to cover the unsightly area.

Spider veins may be caused by a number of factors, such as:

  • Prolonged periods of standing or sitting
  • Obesity
  • Genetics
  • Changes in hormones, such as pregnancy or menopause
  • Birth control pills
  • Tumors
  • Excessive pressure on the abdomen from tight garments

Spider veins most often occur in women, however, men may also develop spider veins in their legs, arms, or face as well. Fortunately, there are ways to treat and eliminate spider veins in a variety of skin types and tones for both genders.


Our Spider Vein Treatment Options

The most effective treatment options for spider veins include laser therapy and sclerotherapy, both of which are available at Ava MD.

Laser therapy, such as Vbeam, Cynosure Elite, and GentleLASE, uses a high-intensity light beam to target the damaged veins, safely dissolving the vein tissue while leaving the surrounding tissue and surface layers of skin alone.

For more information on spider vein treatment, visit WebMD.com.

Sclerotherapy treats the small, unsightly veins using a very fine needle and a saline solution. The veins are injected with the saline solution, which effectively dissolves the veins over a period of three to six weeks. The procedure is fairly simple, however, it is important to only receive sclerotherapy from a professional, board-certified dermatologist, such as the team at Ava MD, in order to achieve optimal results and avoid adverse side effects.

Schedule a Safe, Effective Spider Veins Treatment at Ava MD

If you’ve lived with an unsightly spider veins or have developed pigmentation issues with your skin in recent years, let the accomplished team at Ava MD in Beverly Hills provide the clear, beautiful results you want today! Typically, an laser treatment or sclerotherapy takes less than an hour and causes little to no side effects. So, why wait? Contact Ava MD today!

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“Dr. Van Dyke is always highly professional, warm and caring and reassuring. He does a beautiful job. ”

November 27, 2015

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