Varicose Veins and Spider Veins – Symptoms and Treatment

What are varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are the blood vessels that turn large, swollen, twists and turns. They develop majorly in the leg and are visible through the skin. 

What are spider veins?

Spider veins are also the blood vessels that twist and turn but the difference is they are small, red and purple. Like Varicose veins, these are also visible through the skin and are majorly present in the face and legs.

Causes of Varicose Veins and Spider veins

There are a lot of factors that contribute to the formation of varicose veins and spider veins, some of them are:

  • Hereditary
  • A lifestyle that involves excessive standing such as teachers, nurses, hair stylists, etc
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Hormonal influences caused by pregnancy, puberty, and menopause
  • Too many birth control pills


Risky Factors

Varicose Veins and Spider Veins are more often to be found in women than in men. Its frequency and severity increase with increasing age. Surveys say that around 30-60% of the adult’s face anyone from varicose veins or spider veins.


You can recognize the symptoms of Varicose veins and spider veins when you start experiencing the pain, cramps in legs and visible red or blue vessels. Other signs are tiredness, restlessness, burning, throbbing, tingling sensation, etc.

Note  – If you are going through any of the above symptoms, Karishma Vein Clinic can help you get the best Varicose vein and spider vein treatment in Pune.

Varicose vein treatment and Spider vein Treatment: 

There are many forms of treatments for Varicose veins and Spider veins, we are mentioning a few here:

  • Support stockings

The first step to follow, to treat a varicose or spider vein is to wear a well-fitted stocking. You can find them at any surgical supply store or pharmacy store.

  • Bring change in the lifestyle

The major repair begins when you start altering your daily tasks and lifestyle. You can get more hygienic with your skincare, loose weight, walk frequently, etc. 

  • Endovenous laser treatment

It is a procedure where a tiny laser fibre is inserted in the vein. In addition, pulses or laser lights are produced to collapse the vein.

If you too are going through such conditions and wish to consult for Varicose vein treatment in Pune or Spider Vein treatment in Pune, then Karishma Vein clinic could help you. You can learn more about us on our website.