What can I do to get rid of my varicose veins?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (4)


Answered by The Vein institute of Blue Bell

There are many ways to treat varicose veins these days, but it depends on what types of veins you have, as well as the reason that you have them. The first step is to see a vein specialist for a consult and to have a thorough ultrasound to determine what the cause of the varicose veins are. Then, together with your doctor, you can create a treatment plan that is specific for your legs. Hope that helps!

Published on Aug 01, 2016

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Answered by The Vein institute of Blue Bell

There are many ways to treat varicose veins these days, but it depends on what types of veins you have, as well as the reason that you have them. The first step is to see a vein specialist for a consult and to have a thorough ultrasound to determine what the cause of the varicose veins are. Then, together with your doctor, you can create a treatment plan that is specific for your legs. Hope that helps!

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation, including an examination and a venous duplex ultrasound. This combination will determine the best treatment for you, and a board-certified vein specialist can advise you of your options.

Published on Aug 01, 2016

Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation, including an examination and a venous duplex ultrasound. This combination will determine the best treatment for you, and a board-certified vein specialist can advise you of your options.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Laser Vein Center

The only way to get rid of my varicose veins is through medical or surgical treatment with a doctor. The options are sclerotherapy or surgical removal (phlebectomy). It's very important to first have a standing venous doppler ultrasound to check for underlying saphenous venous reflux and have that treated before or at the same time as the varicose veins. I recommend going to http://www.phlebology.org/, the website of the American College of Phlebology, to find a board-certified vein specialist near you.

Published on Jul 29, 2016

Answered by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

The only way to get rid of my varicose veins is through medical or surgical treatment with a doctor. The options are sclerotherapy or surgical removal (phlebectomy). It's very important to first have a standing venous doppler ultrasound to check for underlying saphenous venous reflux and have that treated before or at the same time as the varicose veins. I recommend going to http://www.phlebology.org/, the website of the American College of Phlebology, to find a board-certified vein specialist near you.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by West Coast Medicine and Cardiology

A vein ultrasound and possible ablation might be the best treatment options for you. An evaluation and testing will help to determine this. Still, before your insurance will even consider paying all or some of the costs of the procedures, you have to try conservative measures such as weight loss and walking first. Try wearing different shoes and light sneakers as well. Compression stockings are a must for several months before any ablation procedure and after the thermal ablations.

Published on Jul 29, 2016

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Answered by West Coast Medicine and Cardiology

A vein ultrasound and possible ablation might be the best treatment options for you. An evaluation and testing will help to determine this. Still, before your insurance will even consider paying all or some of the costs of the procedures, you have to try conservative measures such as weight loss and walking first. Try wearing different shoes and light sneakers as well. Compression stockings are a must for several months before any ablation procedure and after the thermal ablations.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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