Is there any clinical evidence that shows blue light therapy is effective for the tx of spider veins?

I have seen numerous OTC devices that claim to eliminate spider veins through the use of blue light. Are these products effective?

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Answered by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

There is none. Laser can be used by an experienced practitioner but the areas should be evaluated for "feeder" reticular veins below also.

Published on Nov 15, 2018

Answered by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

There is none. Laser can be used by an experienced practitioner but the areas should be evaluated for "feeder" reticular veins below also.

Published on Nov 15, 2018


Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

The gold standard to treat spider veins is sclerotherapy. Occasionally topical laser may work on leg spider veins. Over-the-counter agents are not proven to eliminate spider veins.

Published on Nov 14, 2018

Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

The gold standard to treat spider veins is sclerotherapy. Occasionally topical laser may work on leg spider veins. Over-the-counter agents are not proven to eliminate spider veins.

Published on Nov 14, 2018


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