Varicose Vein Treatment

What are varicose veins?
Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen, and twisted veins. They are frequently found on the inside of legs, and on the back of calves. These veins appear flesh-colored, blue, or purple.

How Do I know if I have varicose veins?
Varicose veins appear as twisted and bulgy veins in the leg. There are many symptoms that are associated with varicose veins. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, you may have varicose veins:

  • Rope Like Bulging
  • Twisted Veins
  • Burning in the Legs
  • Itching
  • Achy Heavy Feeling in the Legs
  • Leg Swelling
  • Leg Throbbing
  • Skin Ulcers
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Pain in the Legs
  • Experience worst pain at the end of the day
  • Restless Legs
  • Tired Legs

How Are Varicose Veins Diagnosed?
Varicose veins are diagnosed by an examination of your legs and feet. Varicose veins are easy to spot. During an examination doctors will check your legs for tender areas, leg swelling, bulging under the skin, skin ulcers, and skin discoloration.

If you are diagnosed with varicose veins further actions may be taken to treat them.

How Do You Treat Varicose Veins?
If you have a mild case of varicose veins, you can take simple measures to ease your symptoms, and reduce the chance of your varicose veins getting worse. Some treatments you may try include:

  • Wearing Compression Stockings
  • Not sitting or standing for long periods of time
  • Elevating your legs

If you have a more severe case of varicose veins, you may have to seek professional treatment from a doctor. Treatment options that you may expect include:

  • Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Microphlebectomy

These treatments do not cause instant results, and it may take several weeks to see improvement. Contact us today to discuss your options!