Spider veins or varicose veins are referred to as visible veins on the legs. Varicose veins are veins that are torturous and have become enlarged. The term commonly refers to the veins on the leg, although varicose veins can occur elsewhere.
For veins on the legs we can treat with Lasers or Sclerotherapy. Lasers are better for the very tiny spider veins, but I can't treat Skin types 5 or 6. (African American) especially if pretty dark. Too great of fisk of hypopigmentation.