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If varicose and spider veins cause discomfort, call the specialists at Spectrum Health. We offer a full range of treatments to improve your health and appearance—so you feel more comfortable.
Varicose veins are visibly enlarged, twisted veins just under your skin. Spider veins are smaller twisted veins just under your skin. Both types of veins are most common in the legs.
Varicose and spider veins can be a sign of an underlying health problem. See a vein specialist at Spectrum Health if you don’t like the way your veins look or you experience:
Spectrum Health Medical Group Vein Center in Grand Rapids is accredited as a vein center by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). So, you know we’re dedicated to achieving the highest standards in caring for you.
Your Spectrum Health vein center team includes:
Your first appointment includes an ultrasound to help us learn more about your veins. Your doctor uses the results of your ultrasound to help create your custom treatment plan.
Spectrum Health offers a full range of evidence-based vein treatments, including:
Most procedures can be performed in your doctor’s office and require little or no recovery time.
For best results, follow your doctor’s directions on how to care for yourself after your procedure, such as:
If you have varicose veins, you may have a higher risk of deep-vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in your body, such as in your legs or pelvis.
If you have DVT, we’ll create a care plan to help prevent clots from growing and putting you at risk of serious health problems.
Contact your insurance provider to learn what tests and treatments your plan covers. See insurance plans accepted at Spectrum Health.
If your doctor recommends compression stockings, ask about our free measurement service.