PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — With the summer heat bearing down, bring on the shorts, skirts, dresses and swimsuits!

Of course, that all means showing off more skin — which isn’t always comfortable if you’re one of the many men and women living with spider veins. Chelsi Rayford, a physician assistant with Inovia Vein, joined AM Extra to explain how to try to avoid spider veins — and more importantly how can you get rid of them!