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What can I do about my varicose veins?

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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Can be treated

Varicose veins can be an uncomfortable and unsightly problem for many.
When veins are particulary uncomfortable there are several different procedures that can be done. Treatements range from stopping the blood flow to the swollen vein with a laser, to surgically removing the entire damaged vein. A vein treatment center or a vascular surgeon can review all the current options for treatment.

In brief: Can be treated

Varicose veins can be an uncomfortable and unsightly problem for many.
When veins are particulary uncomfortable there are several different procedures that can be done. Treatements range from stopping the blood flow to the swollen vein with a laser, to surgically removing the entire damaged vein. A vein treatment center or a vascular surgeon can review all the current options for treatment.
Dr. Michael Klein
Dr. Michael Klein
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree

In brief: Ultrasound

Start by seeing a vascular surgeon.
You will need an ultrasound that looks at the superficial venous system. If there is reflux then you will like be offered endovenous ablation of the great saphenous vein. If symptoms persist after this then you may need micro phlebectomy of the residual veins. Stockings are a must.

In brief: Ultrasound

Start by seeing a vascular surgeon.
You will need an ultrasound that looks at the superficial venous system. If there is reflux then you will like be offered endovenous ablation of the great saphenous vein. If symptoms persist after this then you may need micro phlebectomy of the residual veins. Stockings are a must.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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3 doctors agree

In brief: See a vein MD

There are many treatment options, including ablation, sclerosis and phlebectomy.
Your treatment should be tailored to your specific situation.

In brief: See a vein MD

There are many treatment options, including ablation, sclerosis and phlebectomy.
Your treatment should be tailored to your specific situation.
Dr. Alexander Vogel
Dr. Alexander Vogel
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Dr. Lornell Hansen
Phlebology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Easily treated

In the past the only option was to have the veins stripped, but today it is possible to close problematic veins with a laser or radiofrequency.
Some of the big superficial veins can be removed through very small incisions in a procedure call ambulatory phlebectomy. These procedures can be completed in the office setting with minimal to no downtime.

In brief: Easily treated

In the past the only option was to have the veins stripped, but today it is possible to close problematic veins with a laser or radiofrequency.
Some of the big superficial veins can be removed through very small incisions in a procedure call ambulatory phlebectomy. These procedures can be completed in the office setting with minimal to no downtime.
Dr. Lornell Hansen
Dr. Lornell Hansen
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Dr. Sebastian Conti
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on ...

Treatment for varicose veins depends whether they cause symptoms of pain and swelling or are just of cosmetic concern.
My web site advancedveincare.Com has a thorough explanation of options.

In brief: Depends on ...

Treatment for varicose veins depends whether they cause symptoms of pain and swelling or are just of cosmetic concern.
My web site advancedveincare.Com has a thorough explanation of options.
Dr. Sebastian Conti
Dr. Sebastian Conti
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Dr. Craig Schwartz
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Laser Ablation

There are now wonderful, minimally invasive, outpatient procedures performed in the office setting, under local anesthesia, with minimal downtime, to treat your varicose veins.
The old days of having to go through painful, brutal, traumatic vein stripping are long gone. Look for an experienced vein specialist who performs laser closure, or laser ablation, and you will be very happy.

In brief: Laser Ablation

There are now wonderful, minimally invasive, outpatient procedures performed in the office setting, under local anesthesia, with minimal downtime, to treat your varicose veins.
The old days of having to go through painful, brutal, traumatic vein stripping are long gone. Look for an experienced vein specialist who performs laser closure, or laser ablation, and you will be very happy.
Dr. Craig Schwartz
Dr. Craig Schwartz
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Dr. Joel Gotvald
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See Vascular Doctor

I would recommend that you see a vascular surgeon who specializes in vein disease to discuss your options.
Varicose vein disease is typically progressive & you would likely benefit from treatment, ranging from compression stockings to vein interventions. Your treatment options depend on the severity of the condition & the underlying vein anatomy determined by ultrasound. Often therapy is in office

In brief: See Vascular Doctor

I would recommend that you see a vascular surgeon who specializes in vein disease to discuss your options.
Varicose vein disease is typically progressive & you would likely benefit from treatment, ranging from compression stockings to vein interventions. Your treatment options depend on the severity of the condition & the underlying vein anatomy determined by ultrasound. Often therapy is in office
Dr. Joel Gotvald
Dr. Joel Gotvald
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Have treatment

Spider veins are most commonly treated with sclerotherapy.
If you have varicose veins, a combination of things is often used. With varicose veins, it important to have an ultrasound of your veins to see if there is any underlying vein trouble that is causing your visible veins. This is usually treated with endovneous laser or rf. The rest can be treated with phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, or both.

In brief: Have treatment

Spider veins are most commonly treated with sclerotherapy.
If you have varicose veins, a combination of things is often used. With varicose veins, it important to have an ultrasound of your veins to see if there is any underlying vein trouble that is causing your visible veins. This is usually treated with endovneous laser or rf. The rest can be treated with phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, or both.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Check out

Venacure-evlt.
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In brief: Check out

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Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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