Varicose Veins

Restore the health and beauty of your legs!

What are they?

Varicose veins are blood vessels under the skin that have become swollen and/or twisted.  You can get them on any part of your body, but they are most common and most treatable in the legs and feet.


More than 0 million people

in the United States suffer from varicose veins

Almost 0% of varicose patients

have a family history of varicose veins

Your chances of developing varicose veins is 0%

If both parents have varicose veins

It is estimated that 0% of women

over the age of 50 have varicose veins


For some patients, the only impact of varicose veins are their appearance; blue or purple veins under the surface of the skin or swollen and/or twisted veins that look like cords down the leg. For other patients, the symptoms are beyond cosmetic – especially over time and more painful at the end of the day.

The most common symptoms include:

- Aching pain or heaviness in the legs, especially when standing and walking
- Night cramps (legs)
- Tired legs
- Restless legs
- Swelling of the legs, ankles and feet
- Discoloration in the skin
- Rash or itchiness around the veins (eczema)
- Burning of the skin around the veins
- Ulcers, clotting or bleeding (less common symptoms)

Treatment Options

Modern technology has come a long way in the treatment of varicose veins.  Today, procedures can be done in the medical practice with little to no downtime. Most patients agree that the procedure is virtually painless.


- Sclerotherapy – injecting a foamy compound to block the vein
- Laser Ablation – utilizing direct light energy to seal off the vein
- Radiofrequency Ablation – utilizing indirect heat energy to seal off the vein
- Surgery – removing the vein through small incisions (less common)
- Compression – providing gentle pressure to stop or slow blood flow

Before & After

Before & After Varicose veins