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Spider veins and imperfections on legs
An_251773 posted:
I have several spider veins on my legs and some stretch marks around the backs of my knees, as well as some very visible veins. (I don't know if they could be classified as varicose; they aren't bulging.) I can't afford sclerotherapy or laser therapy. Are there any other treatments that can help improve my legs' appearance? Anything natural/alternative?
Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
An artfully applied self tanner can hide many imperfections in a cost-effective way. Also, remember to wear your support hose and elevate your legs when at rest to prevent more leg veins from popping out.

I hope that helps
Dr. Mohiba Tareen
Tareen Dermatology, Roseville, Minn
Castle Connoly's America's Top Cosmetic Dermatologists
Adjunct Assistant Professor Univ of MN Dept of Dermatology