Broken capillaries and spider veins are enlarged and tortuous vessels that occur just beneath the surface of the skin. These are are commonly found on the face or legs, though they may appear anywhere on the body. These do not cause any problems however many are bothered by their appearance.
Cause: These may be caused due to a genetic predisposition, Sun exposure, weather and pressure changes, certain chemicals and pollutants, alcohol abuse, Rosacea and trauma.
Sclerotherapy –Involves injecting a sclerosing material into the vessel causing it to seal, shrink and disappear in a short few weeks. The procedure may cause some discomfort however this is short-lived.