Varicose veins are the tiny or large bluish veins under the skin. 99% of spider veins arise from the varicose veins. In order to treat the spider veins , one has to treat the varicose veins first. In order to treat the varicose veins, we have to treat the responsible leaks first.
Spider veins are the tiny purplish vessels under the skin.
Varicose veins can be large, bulging and twisted or tiny and barely visible.