Types of Veins
Spider veins are also known as telangiectasia and occur at the earliest stages of venous insufficiency. They are formed by small skin veins that become dilated and are visible through the skin's surface. They can be blue, purple or red and are frequently extensive, forming various patterns of linear, starburst, or tree-like distribution. In the legs, they may be associated with varicose veins and venous insufficiency. They can be present in all areas of the body, including the face and the back... Read More..
Reticular veins are considered a more advanced stage of venous disorder. They are formed by larger veins that are located deeper in the skin's surface with venous reflux. They are usually blue and purple in color, tortuous frequently feeding the areas of spider veins. In contrast to varicose veins, both spider and reticular veins do not protrude on the skin surface... Read More..
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