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Marie Claire
June 2010

Great Gams, The Vein Game
"Spider veins (purple clusters that may appear near the ankles and knees) and varicose veins (spider veins’ bulging big sisters) are mostly genetic but can be exacerbated by regular air travel. ‘The valves in your leg veins weaken over time,’ says New York-based phlebologist Dr. Luis Navarro, ‘causing some blood to pool in the veins of the lower extremities.’ Navarro recommends combating both types of veins with sclerotherapy…”