Reticular Varicose Veins are larger veins on the surface of the skin that form a network. They can feed into areas of spider veins in which case they are usually treated by Surface Sclerotherapy. They can also be branches of the main vein systems in which case Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy may be required.
The very small veins on the surface of the skin and can vary from red to blue in colour. Spider Veins can be isolated or form a cluster and resemble a bruise. They are most commonly treated by Surface Sclerotherapy.