What is the prevalence of varicose veins and spider veins (telangiectasia) in the US?

Updated: Feb 28, 2018
  • Author: Robert Weiss, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Approximately 23% of adults in the United States have varicose veins. This figure rises to 80% for men and 85% for women if reticular veins and spider telangiectasias are included. [2]


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