These enlarged, swollen vessels are known as varicose veins and are a direct result of increased pressure from reflux. Risk factors for Varicose Veins include family history of varicose veins, age, gender, obesity or overweight, or pregnancy. Aching leg pain, easy leg fatigue and leg heaviness, all worsen as they progress.
Treatments include laser ablation and sclerotherapy. These are in office procedures performed by a Board Certified Cardiovascular Surgeon. Patient may return to normal activity immediately with no down time.
Insurance coverage may vary depending on individual provider plan.