Varicose Vein Treatments and Info

Varicose from the Latin word varius describes veins that have varied or differing qualities from healthy veins. Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and misshapen ultimately effecting the veins’ ability to function properly..

Who Gets Varicose Veins?

Varicose Veins Risks

About 3 out of every 10 people have varicose veins making this condition commonly recognized. The percentage increases when looking specifically at a group of older individuals.

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Symptions and Causes of Varicose Veins

Symptoms of Varicose Veins Causes of Varicose Veins

Symptoms of swelling, redness, aching, heaviness, inability to exercise, pain or tenderness along the vein, muscle cramps, itching/ burning, restless legs, changes in skin (thickening, dryness, irritation, or ulceration) and decreased sensation of touch occur with varicose veins.

What causes varicose veins?

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Treating Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins Treatment

The best way to start is to set up a consultation. Dr. Drnovsek will talk with you individually about your ultrasound results and what treatment are available. If you have any question, it’s a great time to ask! Then, together you and Dr. Drnovsek will talk about the best treatment plan for you.

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Can Treating Varicose Veins Help Spider Veins Too?

Symptoms of Varicose Veins Spider Veins

Often spider veins can be a sign of venous insuffiency and reflux in the larger veins towards the surface of the skin known as superficial veins or perforators (veins that connect the superficial veins to the deep veins).

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