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    Default Spider vein cream that actually works?

    I know there are an awful lot of products out there that claim to address spider veins that do absolutely nothing for them! But has anyone actually used a cream for thread/spider veins that really works? It's amazing that not one product seems to have been invented that works, but maybe someone can say different from their experience?

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    Hi there, I don't really know anything about spider veins except I am doubtful any cream will get rid of them. I believe there are minor surgical options (injecting them and collapsing them) that are very successful however. Any cream that claims to get rid of them sounds highly suspicious to me. Sort of like any topical that claims to get rid of rosacea.

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    Thanks for the answer. I think what most of the creams with more realistic promises offer to do is to shrink the veins rather than necessarily remove them completely. The problem with injecting the veins to remove them is that it can cause scarring, and is usually seen as more appropriate for the legs than the face.

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    I didn't realize they are on your face...that changes the treatment obviously.
    Hope you find a good treatment. Keep us posted.

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    One thing's for sure, if anyone can invent such a cream and it's safe, then they will make a lot of money! Because compared to IPL and laser, it will no doubt still be competitively priced!

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    I haven't found a cream that works but I have tried laser. It is expensive but if you really want to get rid of the spider veins on the face it works. For rosacea I just started using the tea tree oil and argan oil. I had been usin the tto to wash my face with but recently red in this forum that most were using the tto and a base oil and leave it on. I can tell a slight difference but I just started this regime. I was going to try the zz cream but the tto was much cheaper. I spent a fortune over the years trying to get rid of rosacea. My husban kids me that I own the drug store - cause I have so many products that don't work!!

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