What are varicose veins?

What are varicose veins?Varicose veins are dilated blood vessels with thin walls, which are oblong and wavy. They affects 30% of women and 15% of men. Those varicose veins which are located in the skin are similar to spider web. Larger veins that are deeper may appear as bumps or dark bands under the skin. The affected area can be very sensitive and can cause problems, such as feeling tired and throbbing pain in legs. Over time, varicose can also cause changes in the skin, such as itching, eczema, brown color and lumps on the skin leg. Some patients can occur even lower leg ulcers.

How can we treat varicose veins?
If varicose veins are aesthetically disruptive or cause problems, they can be treated with laser or injecting therapeutic solution (Sclerotherapy). Such procedures can reduced them to such an extent that they completely disappear. For such kind of interventions the likelihood that the situation satisfactorily repair is 50-90%.

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