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How to get rid of varicose veins on your legs?

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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Ultrasound first

There are a number of good treatment options for getting rid of varicose veins.
Major surgery isn't required any more. The first thing to do is to see a vein specialist/phlebologist. You need to have a standing venous ultrasound exam. The results will then determine what treatment options are available to you, as outlined by drs. Zimmett and nielsen.

In brief: Ultrasound first

There are a number of good treatment options for getting rid of varicose veins.
Major surgery isn't required any more. The first thing to do is to see a vein specialist/phlebologist. You need to have a standing venous ultrasound exam. The results will then determine what treatment options are available to you, as outlined by drs. Zimmett and nielsen.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Mark Nielsen
Phlebology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Treatment options

There are many treatment options for treating varicose veins.
While these treatments are very beneficial in treating the varicose veins you have, it is also possible that, in the future, you may develop further varicose veins.

In brief: Treatment options

There are many treatment options for treating varicose veins.
While these treatments are very beneficial in treating the varicose veins you have, it is also possible that, in the future, you may develop further varicose veins.
Dr. Mark Nielsen
Dr. Mark Nielsen
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Dr. Mark Nielsen
Phlebology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Treatment options

There are many treatment options for treating varicose veins.
While these treatments are very beneficial in treating the varicose veins you have, it is also possible that, in the future, you may develop further varicose veins.

In brief: Treatment options

There are many treatment options for treating varicose veins.
While these treatments are very beneficial in treating the varicose veins you have, it is also possible that, in the future, you may develop further varicose veins.
Dr. Mark Nielsen
Dr. Mark Nielsen
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Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Various treatments

Treatment of varicose veins begins with a consultation with a vein specialist/phlebologist.
A history, physical and duplex ultrasound are critical to understanding your particular pattern of vein problems. A treatment plan is devised based on this information, and could include endovenous ablation, phlebotomy &/or sclerotherapy. Treatment is often quite effective, although new veins may develop.

In brief: Various treatments

Treatment of varicose veins begins with a consultation with a vein specialist/phlebologist.
A history, physical and duplex ultrasound are critical to understanding your particular pattern of vein problems. A treatment plan is devised based on this information, and could include endovenous ablation, phlebotomy &/or sclerotherapy. Treatment is often quite effective, although new veins may develop.
Dr. Steven Zimmet
Dr. Steven Zimmet
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Varicose veins

Firstly, it is important to undergo an evaluation to determine the source of the varicose veins.
A venous Doppler-sonogram with determine if there is a reflux problem in the vein. If so, thermal ablation procedure would be of benefit. If no reflux exists, then sclerotherapy-chemical injection into the vein would be of benefit.

In brief: Varicose veins

Firstly, it is important to undergo an evaluation to determine the source of the varicose veins.
A venous Doppler-sonogram with determine if there is a reflux problem in the vein. If so, thermal ablation procedure would be of benefit. If no reflux exists, then sclerotherapy-chemical injection into the vein would be of benefit.
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Frederick Coville
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Choices

Injections are an option, surgery and laser treatments are other options.
Your choices will depend on the reasons you have these veins. See a vascular surgeon or plastic surgeon to discuss your options.

In brief: Choices

Injections are an option, surgery and laser treatments are other options.
Your choices will depend on the reasons you have these veins. See a vascular surgeon or plastic surgeon to discuss your options.
Dr. Frederick Coville
Dr. Frederick Coville
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