EXPERT Q&A

Q: What is the difference between spider veins and varicose veins?

What our experts say:

The difference is in size and color. Varicose veins are those big blue, bulging, kind of rope-like veins. Spider veins are normally kind of purple and very small, like one to two millimeters.
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