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The most familiar type of varicose veins is those which appear as bluish, twisted veins bulging out beneath the skin of the legs. While these highly visible vessels are the most common, it is possible to have varicose veins that do not present in this manner. The pain and risks associated with these less visible veins are still serious issues.

Varicose veins are twisted or discolored veins, sometimes pushing out against the skin. These veins are often visible in the legs when located near the surface of the skin. Although less common, varicose veins can occur in other areas of the body and they are not always visible. Pain or cramp-like symptoms can also be an indication of varicose veins.

VenaSeal, ClosureFast and Foam Sclerotherapy are safe, tremendous, and effective in-office procedures to treat varicose veins. A diagnostic ultrasound test will be first performed to determine the patient’s candidacy for varicose vein treatment. This will be followed by a detailed consultation with the patient.

Varicose vein problem can be successfully treated using one of the advanced techniques such as VenaSeal or ClosureFast. These techniques avoid the need for aggressive surgery. In any case, a varicose vein treatment will require some preparation beforehand to ensure a safe and effective procedure.

Varicose veins can cause significant medical and cosmetic issues for a patient, especially if they are neglected for long. The treatment for varicose veins should ideally be performed by a vein specialist with the necessary training and qualifications to perform advanced varicose vein procedures.

Varicose veins are diseased or abnormal blood vessels that have become dilated and swollen. These large, bulging veins are usually seen in the legs.

They are typically red or purple in color, and run through the length of the legs, just under the skin surface. Varicose veins can affect anyone, but are more commonly seen in women in the age group of 30 to 70.

Varicose veins are a common problem for women, but may also occur in some men. During the initial consultation, the vein specialist will carefully examine and diagnose the varicose vein problem. They will evaluate the patient’s medical and family history to determine the underlying cause of the occurrence of the diseased veins.