Whilst completely harmless to your health, the appearance of veins can cause embarrassment and affect self-confidence. Thread veins, often known as broken or spider veins, are tiny red, blue or purple lines just below the skin. They are veins that have become dilated and more easily visible through thinner, usually older skin.
It is hard to say precisely what causes thread veins, but we know that they seem to run in families and commonly appear during pregnancy. Anyone can experience them on any part of the body.
We find lots of people who are looking for ways to remove thread veins so that they can feel less conscious about their appearance. We have a range of solutions to give you clearer, vein-free skin, which we recommend depending on the area of treatment.