Effective Treatments for Spider Vein Removal

Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias, are small, twisted, and discolored blood vessels that appear close to the skin’s surface. While they are generally harmless, many individuals seek treatment for spider veins due to cosmetic concerns or discomfort. 

Fortunately, several effective treatments exist for spider vein removal, ranging from minimally invasive procedures to more advanced techniques. 


A particular sclerosant solution is injected directly into the afflicted veins during this minimally invasive technique. The sclerosant causes the vein walls to collapse and stick together, effectively cutting off the blood supply to the vein. Over time, the treated veins are reabsorbed by the body, making them less visible or disappearing altogether.

Sclerotherapy is typically performed as an outpatient procedure and requires minimal downtime. It is considered a safe and effective treatment option for most individuals, with minimal side effects such as mild bruising or swelling around the injection site.

Laser Therapy

This non-invasive procedure uses targeted bursts of laser energy to heat and collapse the affected veins. As the blood in the veins absorbs the laser energy, it causes the vein walls to collapse and seal shut, effectively closing off the vein.

Depending on the spider veins’ size, location, and severity, different types of lasers, such as pulsed dye or intense pulsed light (IPL) devices, may be used. Laser therapy is generally well-tolerated, with minimal discomfort and little to no downtime required after the procedure.

Endovenous Ablation

This technique involves inserting a thin catheter into the affected vein and delivering thermal energy or radiofrequency waves to collapse and seal the vein from the inside.

Endovenous ablation procedures, such as radiofrequency ablation (RFA) or endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), are typically performed under local anesthesia and may require a short recovery period.

Discover Effective Spider Vein Treatments in Hattiesburg, MS

At the Plastic Surgery Center of Hattiesburg, we offer advanced solutions for spider vein removal. Our varietyof treatment options, such as sclerotherapy, laser therapy, and endovenous ablation, ensure effective and safe peodceduress with minimal downtime. 

Contact us today at 601-296-3405 or visit our website to schedule a consultation. Our team is ready to help you achieve smoother, clearer skin and improve your comfort and confidence.