Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen, and twisting veins. Any vein may become varicose, but the veins most commonly affected are those in your legs and feet.

Mild symptoms may include: Heaviness, burning, aching, tiredness, or pain in your legs. Symptoms may be worse after you stand or sit for long periods of time.

More serious symptoms include: Leg swelling after you sit or stand for long periods of time. Skin changes, such as: Color changes, dry and thinned skin, inflammation, scaling, open sores, or you may bleed after a minor injury.

Conservative treatment may be all you need to ease your symptoms and keep the varicose veins from getting worse. You can: Wear compression stockings. Elevate your legs. Avoid long periods of sitting or standing. Get plenty of exercise..

If you need further treatment or you are concerned about how the veins look, options may include:

  • Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Sclerotherapy
Varicose Veins and Normal Veins