Spider veins are characterized by a network of thin, red, blue or purple lines on the surface of the skin. Spider veins are often simply a cosmetic concern, however, for some people they can cause pain and discomfort, and even lead to more serious complications. Therefore, early detection and management are crucial. Learn more about Spider Veins.
Similar to spider veins, varicose veins often appear dark purple or blue in color and are often twisted, enlarged or bulging. This condition can also cause pain and discomfort if left untreated. Learn more about Varicose Veins.
Whether you’re actively trying to prevent spider or varicose veins or you have recently undergone a surgical procedure for them, compression garments are an important part of recovery. Most vein procedures are performed at an out-patient facility and are minimally invasive. The use of compression garments are proven to reduce post-operative side effects and improve clinical success and outcomes.
The best intervention is prevention. Taking steps right away to protect your legs when experiencing signs of venous disease will help slow its progression. If you’re experiencing symptoms of CVD, talk to your doctor and find a vein specialist near you to learn more and review available treatments. In the meantime, wear compression garments to protect your legs and feel better.
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