Woman and Home Spider Vein Advice

25 Jul 2016 | Category: Medical

‘Feel Good You’ Bumper Edition

feel good you spider veins cosmedicsThe summer special health and beauty edition in Woman and Home features the common issue of spider veins on the legs.

The article introduced the issue saying:

“If your shorts are getting longer every year in an attempt to hide your legs, perhaps you’re plagued by spider veins.”

Also known as thread veins, these are usually found on the thighs. These small red veins can be even more noticeable in the summer.

Dr Ross Perry

Cosmedics Skin Clinics’ founder Dr Ross Perry was invited to provide expert advice. 

Dr Ross PerryHe explained:

“Using make-up to conceal the veins is the best home care solution”

However, many patients would prefer to get rid of the problem altogether, rather than try to cover it up. Straightforward medical treatments are available:

“For legs the best treatment is injection sclerotherapy – where a sugary solution is injected into the vein.”

This injection irritates the lining of the vein, causing it to swell and then seal closed. In time, the body will destroy the vein and it will disappear. The blood simply flows through other veins, deeper beneath the skin.

More information on spider vein treatment:


Make-Up Recommendations

Woman and Home’s favourite recommendations for concealing thread veins were shared on their website

  1. Remescar Spider Veins 50ml, priced around £30
  2. Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs Tan Glow 118ml, priced around £14
  3. Skin Doctors Vein Away Plus 100ml, priced around £18
  4. Xen-Tan Flawless Logic 90ml, priced around £23
  5. Susanne Kaufmann’s Leg and Vein Spray Cooling 75ml, priced around £23

View article in full at How To Treat Spider Veins


Cosmedics Skin Clinics was established in 2003 and has built up an excellent reputation for cosmetic and medical treatments, carried out by GMC Registered Doctors.  The company offer a full range of cosmetic treatments, including popular lip enhancement and wrinkle relaxing injections, dermal fillers; plus medical treatments including mole removal, thread vein treatment and excessive sweating injections.

Cosmedics Skin Clinics has a team of skin treatment doctors and surgeons in their 5 skin clinics across London and Bristol led by Dr Ross Perry.

Call 020 7386 0464 or email info@cosmedics.co.uk to book an appointment.

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