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Are most varicose and spider vein treatments covered by insurance?

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Well, yes and no. Basically, it depends on why you're seeking treatment. If all you care about is how your legs look, then that's considered a cosmetic treatment and you're going to have to cover those costs yourself. However, if you are more concerned about the way your legs feel, then usually that's a medical problem and insurance can cover those treatments. Spider veins, however, no matter if they cause discomfort, itching, swelling - are always considered cosmetic and no insurance company will cover those treatments. However, varicose veins and the underlying causes of varicose veins - if they meet the criteria set forth by your insurance company, may be covered by your insurance plan.

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