Varicose veins are sometimes seen as a purely cosmetic issue, especially if they are small. However, varicose veins are an indication of overall vein health.
Vein disease, including unsightly, bulging, discolored leg veins, can negatively affect your self-confidence and make your legs ache. Frankly, either of those issues is bad enough to make seeking treatment well worthwhile.
In a way, vein doctors can cure varicose veins. We have extremely effective and convenient vein treatments that can cure your current, visible varicose veins. However, the condition of varicose veins (the tendency to develop them) typically persists.
Unsightly varicose veins are a sign of vascular disease, which can be related to heart disease. If you have vein problems, they may indirectly lead to heart problems.
Spider veins and varicose veins are more common than many patients realize. Although most people have heard the names of these vessels, the belief that they are the same disorder is a widespread misconception.