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Spider veins and thread veins due to hidden varicose veins

by – April 2, 2013

Spider veins or Thread veins of the legs are usually casued by underlying hidden varicose veins or “venous reflux” – medically called venous incompetence. Dr Previn Diwakar of The Whiteley Clinic explains how we use Duplex Ultrasound to find these hidden veins and then formulate a bespoke treatment plan for each patient.
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