An estimated 10-20% of the adult American population has some form of varicose veins. This site provides helpful information on recognizing and treating varicose veins. Explore our descriptions of all three types of varicose veins, including deep, superficial, and perforator veins.
Often confused with the more benign spider veins, varicose veins are much larger, and can indicate the presence of venous insufficiency, a serious cirulatory condition. For serious conditions, you should consult a physician. In any case, there are a number of treatments to explore for your varicose vein affliction.
Within this site you'll learn about the difference between large
varicose veins and the smaller spider veins. You'll find treatment
information for most types of varicose veins and you'll learn
about the Closure® procedure
- a minimally invasive treatment for the condition that is the
underlying cause of many varicose veins, that does not involve
vein ligation or stripping.