How do I get rid of spider veins on my chest?

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Sclerotherapy and lasers

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Depending on the size of the blood vessels, either laser or sclerotherapy can help improve the visibility of the veins. 

Dr. Karamanoukian 

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Treatment for spider veins on chest

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The pulsed-dye laser (commonly also called the brand candela VBeamĀ® laser) is considered to be the gold standard in treating spider veins on the face and chest. Often beacuse of sun exposure and genetic aging, treatments needed to be repeated yearly for maintenance.

Manjula Jegasothy, MD
Miami Dermatologist

Treatments for Chest Veins

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Spider veins on the chest can be treated with either sclerotherapy or lasers. Both options are safe and effective ways to diminish unsightly chest veins. The specific treatment used will depend on several factors including the amount and severity of the veins. It is best to consult with a board-certified dermatologist and vein removal expert to determine which treatment is best for you.

Margaret Weiss, MD
Baltimore Dermatologic Surgeon
3.9 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

Spider veins on chest

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I treat spider and reticular veins on the chest with sclerotherapy. Some people will develop these types of veins if they have breast implants or lifts done, and some people will just develop them because their body just creates them. Either way, sclerotherapy is the preferred method for this area.

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Several options to treat chest veins.

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Chest and breast veins are a common problem and can be treated safely and with excellent results. Larger blue (reticular) veins are best treated by sclerotherapy and smaller spider veins are best treated by sclerotherapy if the vein is big enough for the needle or , if too small, then topical laser, ohmic thermolysis or micro needle radio frequency may be used.

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon

Spider veins on the chest

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Sclerotherapy may be an effective option for little spider veins on the chest. However, laser therapy may be preferable depending on the number, size, and comfort level of your treating physician.

Gustavo E. Galante, MD
Schererville Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 55 reviews

Sclerotherapy of Chest Veins

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Sclerotherapy is very effective for treating chest veins in male and female patients. More than one treatment may be necessary. 

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