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Types of Vein Conditions

There are two primary types of vein conditions—both of which are indicative of some level of underlying venous insufficiency. Spider veins are tangled groups of tiny blood vessels just under the skin’s surface that resemble spider webs, hence their name. Typically, they are red, blue or purple and are clearly visible on the thighs, lower legs and face. Varicose veins tend to be larger in diameter and are visibly bumpy or rope-like. Both types of vein conditions can produce physical symptoms—from leg pain and fatigue to itching, burning and nighttime restlessness. Only a comprehensive ultrasound scan can reveal what truly lies beneath your skin.

What are spiders veins?

Spider veins are tangled groups of tiny blood vessels just under the skin’s surface that resemble spider webs or tree branches. Typically, they are red, blue or purple and are clearly visible on the thighs, lower legs and face.

Common symptoms include:

  • uncomfortable feeling in the legs
  • swelling
  • rash
  • throbbing, cramping or aching
  • restless legs
  • itching around the veins
  • skin ulcers
Spider veins

What are varicose veins?

Often painful and unsightly, varicose veins are visibly bumpy or rope-like and may occur in almost any part of the leg—most often in the back of the calf or on the inside of the leg between the groin and the ankle. Varicose veins can be sometimes be debilitating, limit a person’s mobility, and affect their quality of life.

Common symptoms include:

  • leg pain
  • aching, or cramping
  • fatigued or heavy-feeling legs
  • itching/burning
  • swollen ankles
  • restless legs
  • ulcers (in severe cases)
Varicose veins
Doctor inspecting legs

Don't Worry,
You're Not Alone

40 Million
have venous insufficiency, yet only 1.9 million seek vein treatment each year.
of Women
Will suffer from varicose veins by age 50.
of Men
Have some form of venous insufficiency by age 60.

Complimentary Physician Visits

This is the perfect opportunity to meet our physicians, as well as their teams of vein care specialists, to answer your questions about spider vein treatment, varicose vein treatment and other vein treatment options.

Meet our Physicians

All of us at Center for Vein Restoration would like to thank you for choosing our team to meet your healthcare needs. It is our privilege to see you and we wish to reassure you that our expert team of physicians and support staff will do all they can to make sure you have the best experience possible! To learn more about our physicians, please click here.

Board Certifications:
General Surgery, Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
Medical Schools:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY), Residency at Temple University Hospital (Philadelphia, PA)
Professional Associations:
New Haven County Medical Association, Connecticut State Medical Society, Roswell Park Surgical Society, American Medical Association, American Society of Breast Surgeons, American College of Phlebology
“His dedication to providing state-of-the-art treatments comes at an important time – more than 40 million Americans now suffer from vein disease.”
Board Certifications:
Diagnostic Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Medical Schools:
McGill University School of Medicine
Professional Associations:
American Roentgen Ray Society, Radiologic Society of North America, Society of Interventional Radiology, American Vein and Lymphatic Society, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
“My specialty of venous insufficiency is the treatment of patients who have poorly responded to previous surgical or ablative venous disease treatment.”
Board Certifications:
Diplomate American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, American Board of Radiology with Qualifications in Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology,
Medical Schools:
New Jersey Medical School
Professional Associations:
American Society of Functional Neuroradiology, American Society Pediatric Neuroradiology, American Society of Neuroradiology, Society of Interventional Radiology
“For the past several years I have dedicated my medical practice exclusively to those suffering with venous insufficiency and varicose veins”

Our Patients Come First

– Linda D.


“Dr. Illescas and his staff are wonderful. I wish all medical offices were staffed with people as efficient, knowledgeable and helpful. I have received wonderful care and highly recommend them.”

– Linda D.


I feel so much better. Now I can do a lot more. I can walk, exercise... If I could do it all over again, I would have done it a lot sooner.