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Spider veins are the result of tiny dilated blood vessels, and they do in fact resemble a spider’s web. Sun exposure may cause them to become irritated and also to become itchy.
Spider veins appear most often in women, but the cause is unknown. They may be linked to estrogen as they often appear in pregnant women or in women undergoing hormone treatment or taking oral contraceptives. Spider veins located on the face may worsen with age.
No, they are harmless and painless. Facial spider veins are one of most common reasons people come to Britannia Dermedics. We have veins everyone on our bodies, but facial spider veins are very noticeable, and often, people feel less attractive when they appear.
Laser vein removal is a simple, fast and safe treatment to remove facial spider veins. This treatment is also effective for spider veins, which appear on the legs, and for deeper blue leg veins.