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How do I get rid of varicose veins?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: Start with evaluatio
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: Start with evaluatio
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. John Landi
Phlebology
In brief: Close leaking valves
Varicose veins are a result of malfunctioning valves usually in the saphenous system. The first step in treatment would be to obtain a venous reflux ultrasound to make the diagnosis and help plan treatment which could be laser or radiofreqency closure of the valves usually with microphlebectomies and possible sclerotherapy or ultrasound directed sclerotherapy.
You should see a vein specialist.

In brief: Close leaking valves
Varicose veins are a result of malfunctioning valves usually in the saphenous system. The first step in treatment would be to obtain a venous reflux ultrasound to make the diagnosis and help plan treatment which could be laser or radiofreqency closure of the valves usually with microphlebectomies and possible sclerotherapy or ultrasound directed sclerotherapy.
You should see a vein specialist.
Dr. John Landi
Dr. John Landi
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
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 dr. Zimmett.

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 dr. Zimmett.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Frederick Coville
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Choices
Injecttions 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
Injecttions 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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