Thread vs Varicose Veins Difference

Both thread veins and varicose veins are relatively common conditions. But what’s the difference between the two? Here are a few factors

Thread Veins

Varicose Veins

Smaller veins or capillariesLarge and twisted blood vessels
Can be a group of veins, looking like spider webTends to be fewer but larger
Red or bluish colourBlue/purplish colour
Not considered a medical issueCan cause discomfort, pain, itching, skin conditions and more
Can appear on the face or body (most common on the legs)Appear on the legs
Lack of skin and vein elasticity causes the veins to become  more visible through the skinMalfunctioning valves cause blood to back up and distort the vein

Vein Removal Treatments

q and aCosmedics Skin Clinics offer private EVLA (endovenous laser ablation) laser varicose vein removal at their London vein treatment centre with a renowned vascular surgeon with prices starting at £1,650 per leg (1 vein).

They also offer foam sclerotherapy and micro surgery in order to provide a tailor-made service with the most appropriate treatment for each individual.

Trained doctors offer thread vein removal at a selection of clinics based in London and Bristol using the latest techniques.

For more information or to book a consultation, please complete the form on this web page or call 020 7386 0464.

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